Essex Witches – International Women’s Day – 2017

On this International Women’s Day, we’re sharing the story of Essex’s infamous Witches and the persecution women faced here in Essex from the 1500’s. In 2014 Signals embarked on a year long project to dispel the myth of the ‘Essex Girl’ stereotype, working with over 40 young people from across the county to discover the history of Essex women and share it with their...


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BFI Future Film Festival

After graduating from the BFI Film Academy in January, Signals invited the graduates to attend the 10th BFI Future Film Festival in London. In this guest blog entry, Millie Bennett tells us about a day filled with creativity and inspiration.   The day began with a short film workshop hosted by filmmakers a similar age to us whom had had their films...


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‘Best Documentary’ Nomination – Into Film Awards 2017

Signals are very proud to announce our short film, The Suffragettes: Votes For Women, has been nominated in the best documentary 12 and under category at the 2017 Into Film Awards. As part of our Essex Girls project, Signals worked with the students from Colchester’s Iceni Academy to explore the role of Essex women throughout history and debunk the ‘Essex...


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