BFI Film Academy 2019 Graduation

Thats a wrap! Congratulations to all the 2019 BFI Film Academy students who completed the 10 week course. Aimed at 16-19yr olds, Signals’ BFI Film Academy offers the next generation of film makers access to professional equipment, mentorship from industry professionals and the opportunity to build their portfolio by working together in crews to produce their own short film from storyboarding...

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Signals Game Academy 2020

We are delighted to announce that our debut Game Academy course begins on Monday 17th February 2020 and applications are open now. The Signals Game Academy aims to help train and inspire the next generation of British game makers, supporting talented and committed young people aged 16 – 18, to develop the knowledge and skills to make a career in...

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Bit Time – How does tech affect the way we talk?

How does tech affect the way we talk? We explored communication technology through digital creativity with schools and community groups across Basildon. Bit Time​ is an intergenerational project exploring how different generations engage with the tools we use to keep in touch. Throughout 2019 we worked with a variety of schools and community groups to considering the question ‘how does...

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The ‘Essex Girls’ Project

A Five Year Project to change the ‘Essex Girl’ Stereotype. The Essex Girls Project was a started in 2014 and was added to continuously until 2019. The aim of the project was to fight back against the ‘Essex Girl’ stereotype that has somewhat defined the county for several decades. The idea of a ‘typical Essex Girl’ can be detrimental to...

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