BFI Film Academy 2020

We are delighted to announce that we will begin our eighth BFI Film Academy on Saturday the 24th of October 2020 and applications are open now. The BFI Film Academy aims to help train and inspire the next generation of British filmmakers, supporting talented and committed young people aged 16 – 19, to develop the commercial and cultural knowledge and...

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Connect Open Call

Collecting Tendring borough’s memories, messages and moments from the Covid-19 pandemic. Sian Fan and Signals are creating an interactive archive, capturing the digital experience of Tendring people during the Covid-19 pandemic. As part of our ongoing Talk Time project, exploring communication technology in the borough, this newly commissioned work will turn the digital communications shared by the Tendring community into...

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Tendring’s Semaphore Experiments

Signals launches interactive semaphore website to celebrate Tendring’s coastal heritage and connections with early experiments in long distance communication during the Napoleonic war. Stop the ships from crashing into the rocks with our Semaphore inspired video game! Use your webcam and wave your arms to semaphore different letters and save the ships from sinking. Celebrate Tendring’s maritime heritage and experiment...

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Talk Time – Emergency Conversations along the Coastline

Talk Time – Emergency Conversations along the Coastline Throughout history coastal communities have been a hot bed of communication technology innovation, constantly devising new ways to keep in touch with those at sea. Here in Essex, the Tendring coastline has its own unique part in this global story, as home to some of the first experiments with semaphore, radar and...

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