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 […]

Lost Stations Programme

Lost Stations Programme

Contemporary Digital Arts Activities for 2017. Funded by Arts Council England.    

Fling! Film Festival Nomination

Fling! Film Festival Nomination

We’ve been selected for this year’s Fling! Film Festival in the Young Persons Short Film Category for last year’s OFFLINE: Part of a Heritage Lottery Funded project that involved the local community called Lost Journeys of the Furness Railway. The Fling! Film festival is an event that showcases the work of young film makers from across the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]