Rachel has managed the company since she joined Signals in 2007 and has many years experience of working in media, education and arts. She has a BA in Film and Video and a Post Grad Dip in Arts Management.
Diane joined Signals back in 2007, she is responsible for administration, building and office management. She is also the Company Secretary.
With experience in film production and a BA in Film Studies from University of Essex, Jack joined Signals as an intern in 2015 and since went on to become one of our education co-ordinators delivering many of our film projects.
Frazer develops and implements our communications strategies, ensuring Signals is always ahead of the curve in meeting the needs of our audience. As a Music Technology graduate, Frazer brings experience from across the entertainment and technology industries with credits in the music, film and video games industries.
Deborah brings her experience as a teacher and actor to Signals.
John is a Lecturer in the Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies at the University of Essex.
Adrian has a wealth of experience in industry and as a theatre executive director.
Jo has experience across many charities and in local government.
Clive brings his experience in creative industries as a professional photographer.
is the Executive Creative Director of Territory Studios an international motion graphics company.
Signals are keen to expand and build upon the expertise we already have on the Board and in particular, but not exclusively, would like to hear from people with experience in the following:
• Artists and filmmakers
• Creative industries
• Youth work
The time commitment for all board members is the attendance at bi-monthly evening meetings (approx. 2 hours) inclusive of the AGM, participation in an annual review & planning meeting and possible attendance of sub committee meetings as required. Please contact us to find out more.
Signals have worked with Emma for over six years producing some of our award winning animations including ‘Be a Little Boulder’ and ‘Paper Dolls’. Emma is a freelance filmmaker specialising in animation with an interest in photography and sound manipulation. She has experience of working in a variety of production and post-production roles for independent Animation, Film & Television companies including BBC East, ITV Anglia, Channel 4 and FIVE.
Jane's refreshing brand of social realism has earned international recognition, with her film Sunny Boy (2014) acquired by Channel 4 and TV ARTE. My Feral Heart (Audience Award Winner, Cinequest 2016) is Jane's debut feature.
Dave is an Education practitioner specialising in theatre and digital technology. He runs Limbo Education which provides a range of workshops including game making, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Microbit, robotics and Minecraft hacking. He has delivered projects in youth theatres, homeless shelters, care homes, Pupil Referral Units, nurseries, universities, primary and secondary schools.
Since graduating from the University of Brighton in Illustration Rachel has led creative workshops in arts institutions throughout the South East and London; documenting stories close to her heart through photography, illustration and film.
Tom is an award winning animator who specialises in working with hand drawn animation processes, 3D software and live action. He has worked with the likes of Paul McCartney, Channel 4 and Warp Records.
Signals employs a number of skilled and experienced freelancers to deliver courses and projects. If you are a media professional with experience of working with young people and disadvantaged groups please contact us with your CV.