BFI Academy – Editing Masterclass

The BFI Academy is a nationwide program open to young people from anywhere in the UK and from any background, the BFI Film Academy offers a real chance for talented 16-19-year-olds to be part of our future film industry. In this weeks guest blog, BFI Academy Student and Millie Bennett reflects on the masterclass from University of Essex lecturer John Haynes...


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Digital Core at Sir Martin Frobisher Academy

Over the past two months, Signals have had the great pleasure of working with a year 5 class known as – Enterprise at Sir Martin Frobisher Academy in Jaywick, creating a short animation about William Shakespeare on a time travel quest. Digital Core is a 2-year – Paul Hamlyn Foundation funded project, which aims to improve attainment in Maths and...


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Dig Deeper – Colchester Roman Circus

Signals’ Dig Deeper project brought together a diverse selection of young people to learn about Colchester’s Roman Heritage and work together to create an animation and app for the Colchester Roman Circus Visitors Centre. This project was made possible through funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Working with the Colchester Archaeological Trust (CAT), the project saw young people, ages 11-25, learning about...


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Stanway Primary School Project

From April to May 2016, Signals delivered a multi-art form project at Stanway Primary School in Colchester. Working with one year 4/5 class of 32 pupils, Signals task was to engage and develop participants in literacy through arts and digital technologies, whilst also to inspire creativity and individual development. This project was the second part of Plug-In, an Arts Council funded project which responds...


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