Zoom.12 Film Festival: WINNER! Best International Children’s Film

Zoom.12 Film Festival: WINNER! Best International Children’s Film

WE’RE DELIGHTED TO SHOUT OUT ABOUT THE ARRIVAL OF A NEW FILM FESTIVAL AWARD! THE LOST ROAR – CREATED BY OUR SIGNAL STARTERS FILMMAKING CLUB IN DECEMBER 2016 – HAS JUST WON THE CLAPPERBOARD FOR BEST CHILDREN’S FILM IN INTERNATIONAL SECTION AT THE ZOOM.12 FILM FESTIVAL IN SLOVENIA! Stop-motion animation THE LOST ROAR was selected […]

Signal Starters Holiday Animation Workshops

Signal Starters Holiday Animation Workshops

AWARD WINNING SIGNAL FILM & MEDIA’S BBC CHILDREN IN NEED FUNDED PROJECT SIGNAL STARTERS AT IS BACK! We are looking for 8-11 year olds who would love the opportunity to work with film industry professionals and make their own animation film in the Christmas holidays. Participants will work on story creating, model-making, set design and […]

Signal Starters’ Animation Selected for International Festival!

Signal Starters’ Animation Selected for International Festival!

Fantastic News! The animated short film ‘The Day Before Christmas’ made by our Signal Starters film club last December for 8-11yr olds, has been specially selected for screening at the 1st Annual Palm Springs International Animation Festival from November 9-11, 2017! Out of the 2,700 films submitted, we’re thrilled to announce The Day Before Christmas […]

Into Film Awards Nomination!

Into Film Awards Nomination!

We’ve been nominated for 2 awards at this years Into Film Awards for ‘The Lost Roar’ and ‘Lost Stations’ short films. The Into Film Awards are taking place this year on the 14th March where they set out to find the best young filmmakers, reviewers, film clubs and teachers of the past twelve months. The […]

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 […]

Free Animation Workshops for Barrow’s Youngsters

Free Animation Workshops for Barrow’s Youngsters

Signal Starters is a filmmaking workshop in it’s 3rd year of delivery. There are now no spaces left for the summer workshops for 8-11 years olds. Through funding from BBC Children in Need, we advertise workshops for young people living in Barrow during school holidays, we place flyers in and around schools, so keep a look […]