Digital Core – A Summary So Far

Can you increase attainment in maths and literacy through video games and animation? With funding from The Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Signals is running Digital Core, a 2-year project working with primary schools across Essex to do exactly that. Now over halfway through the project,  Education Co-ordinator Jess White shines a light on her work so far with the three schools involved so...


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Ant Axten – Signals Alumni

In this blog, talented photographer and former Signals volunteer Ant Axten writes about how creativity helped him back on track after his darkest times. In our Signals Alumni series we hear from those who have been involved with Signals during its 30 year history. We’ve interspersed this blog with images taken from Ant’s portfolio which includes portraiture, fashion and music photography. It must...


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Magical Spaces and Places

Magical Spaces and Places Can filmmaking improve literacy skills? Our weeklong Magical Spaces and Places project in Southend set out to explore this idea by using their favourite places as a way to embrace creative writing.  


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The man behind the screen – Q&A with David Sheldon Hicks of Territory Studios

Casino Royale, The Martian, Ghost in the Shell – these are just some of the blockbuster titles on David Sheldon-Hicks CV. David is the co-founder of Territory Studio – a London/San Fransisco creative studio that specialises in motion, digital and graphic design for some of Hollywood’s biggest hits. He’s also an alumni of Signals, attending a workshop here in his youth – and we’re very excited to...


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