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Signals is an award-winning film and video production company based in the heart of Essex.

We have over 30 years of experience in creating high production value commercials, events coverage, corporate content, documentaries and drama. Our client base spreads all across the UK handled by our team of passionate industry veterans. Whether it’s documenting an event or creating an inspiring promo film, our experienced team are experts in storytelling and creating the best content for your organisation. We’ll work with you from the initial concept right through to delivery, ensuring the highest production values and ultimately the best possible film for your organisation.

Our Portfolio

Documentaries

Jumbo: Britains Largest Victorian Water Tower

The Story of Britain’s largest remaining water tower; JUMBO originally named Balkerne water tower, presented by Colchester historians and funded by a Heritage Lottery grant as part of a North Essex Heritage Project.

 

In (the) C with CLIP

Dip your toe into the world minimalism and the north sea at the same time with our open air performance of Terry Riley’s In C, in the sea.

Signals produced this documentary for CLIP, visiting various rehearsals to capture interviews with the music leaders and the young people. They also worked with Drone Operator and longterm collaborator Sam Butcher to capture the beautiful overhead shots of the ensemble setting up and performing.

Concrete Legacy: The Murals of Henry and Joyce Collins

Concrete Legacy is a documentary showing the restoration and interpretation of Colchester’s public art murals by husband and wife team, artists Henry Collins and Joyce Pallot. This film was commissioned by Colchester Civic Society with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund to restore the murals across Colchester’s Southway subways and deliver a community engagement programme. Signals also worked with a group young filmmakers to bring the murals to life through stop motion animation.

Animation

Tides of Tendring

Supported by Flood Re in collaboration with HAT Projects, Signals created this animation for the Tides of Tendring project. This exciting community led exhibition by the Friends of Jaywick Martello Tower and the Tides of Tendring project explores the history of flooding in Tendring and its effects on the local area. The exhibition hopes to raise awareness of the dangers of flooding and prepare those who might be affected by it. The Tides of Tendring Project is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Suffolk Through a Child’s Eyes

Commissioned by Suffolk County Council, this animation is a visual representation of the organisations 2019 Annual Public Health Report. We worked with schools, youth centre and community groups throughout the county to create the animations and capture the interviews heard within the film.

Events

Plug In

Throughout March 2018 we held Plug In: Digital Arts Festival, a series of events celebrating digital creativity from across the East Anglian region. Showcasing ways in which we can collaborate with digital art for social, learning and cultural outcomes.

As well as producing the event, we also documented the three main events of the festival; a symposium for digital creative educators, an artist development programme and a free all day festival of games, music and workshops.

How Action for Children Works

 

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