Lost Stations: Launch Event & Artist Talk Success

Lost Stations: Launch Event & Artist Talk Success

Lost Stations: A digital arts programme launch event with artist talk On Tuesday 14th March at 6.30pm we invited the public to Cooke’s Studios to hear a free Artist Talk by Manchester based digital artist Sam Meech as the start of our official project launch! SAM MEECH, a lecturer in Graphic Design at Manchester School of Art […]

Into Film Awards: WINNER! Best Documentary: 12 and Under

Into Film Awards: WINNER! Best Documentary: 12 and Under

AN ANIMATION about a lost railway station made by youngsters from Barrow-in-Furness has clocked up over 38,000 views online after winning a national film award and featuring on BBC Radio 4’s Facebook page. The Heritage Lottery funded short, made by pupils from Barrow Island Primary School with charity Signal Film and Media, clinched the title of ‘Best […]

Lost Stations Art Programme Launch

Lost Stations Art Programme Launch

  Our new digital arts programme ‘Lost Stations’ features upcoming talks by highly acclaimed artist practitioners, mentored workshops, exhibitions and artist residencies. The project will be launched in Cooke’s Studios on Tuesday 14 March at 6.30pm. The launch will introduce a rare and unique opportunity for artists, designers, photographers and filmmakers to explore the world of […]

Join Us to Celebrate 3 years of Signal Starters

Join Us to Celebrate 3 years of Signal Starters

We’ve just celebrated 3 years of the success of our Signal Starters school holidays project on the 1st March 2017. We invited all past participants, plus the whole community to watch the films made. There was a special red carpet, balloons and snacks, plus a visit from BBC Children in Need as well as the Mayoress […]

Digital Art Mentoring Programme

Digital Art Mentoring Programme

An incredible opportunity for artists, photographers & filmmakers to explore digital art and innovation through a series of tailor-made workshops. Led by digital artist and tutor SAM MEECH. Workshops and masterclasses will offer the chance to learn digital art techniques, develop professional practice and produce work for an exhibition. Includes access to equipment and the […]

Online Showcase: Films to Help You Online

Online Showcase: Films to Help You Online

ABOUT #NotWithoutMe We’ve come to the end of our #NotWithoutMe digital initiative project, which allowed teenagers and young adults the opportunity to gain access to digital skills workshops to engage them towards understanding how they can use the internet to it’s full advantage. The scheme aimed to equip them with the skills and information that they need […]

NEW CINEMA SEASON 2017

NEW CINEMA SEASON 2017

THE NEW SPRING CINEMA SEASON IS HERE! // FREEBIES // SHORT FILMS // NEW VENUES // GUESTS // We finished our last cinema season on such a high, we just couldn’t wait to tell you all about what we have in store for cinema-lovers in the local area! So to launch ourselves into 2017 with […]

Signal Day Out: A Visit to Digital artist RACHEL MACLEAN

Signal Day Out: A Visit to Digital artist RACHEL MACLEAN

Visiting leading digital artist RACHEL MACLEAN at HOME in Manchester. Part of: Our new Oct – Mar season , Art Sat 29 Oct 2016 – Sun 8 Jan 2017 Wot u 🙂 about? presents a major solo exhibition of entirely new work by acclaimed Scottish artist Rachel Maclean, who will represent Scotland at the 2017 Venice Biennale. Curated by Bren O’Callaghan, Visual Art […]