We’ve spotted a few groups looking for helpful volunteers. Here are a few you might want to take a look at: The Flyover Show is taking place this Saturday, 18th of August, and are looking for a few extra pairs of hands to help out. Each year the space under the Hockley flyover is transformed … [Read more…]
I thought I’d post my response to an email I received from someone the other day. The emailer said (and these are a couple of extracts): I am currently looking for creative projects to get involved with in the Birmingham area, specifically film or media based projects. I have lots of transferable skills through studying … [Read more…]
If the text is too small there’s more information on the Light House website. The poster was a tad long so I’ve cropped it a bit. I’d best give a nod to the people who had their logos on the bottom – Light House, Reference Point, We Make Art and Barnbrook.net.
American Independents Day comes to Birmingham “Ted Hope & Christine Vachon have produced over 120 independent movies between them (including Boys Don’t Cry, 21 Grams, American Splendor & Happiness).” They’ll be at the Spotted Dog in Digbeth on 7 April Using Film in Education – West Midlands Seminar At the Light House on 12 May … [Read more…]
Just a quick one to tell you about some more Christmas fairs going on over the next few weekends. Since I’ve already mentioned a few, I may as well be consistent. Plus, I like the decorative flyers. THE SoURCE are hosting their eco gift fair at Moseley Exchange tomorrow from 10am – 4pm. Entry is … [Read more…]
The Disability Film Festival Day takes place on 3 December, at various venues arcoss the country, including The Public, mac and Light House. The festival will be packed full of international shorts, a selection of films from Oska Bright, themed discussions and archived films, in the UK’s first celebration of disability and film. The Public … [Read more…]
Wolverhampton based director Mark Jeavons will be premiering his latest feature film, ‘Whatever Happened to Pete Blaggit,’ at the Light House on 16 November at 7pm. The film, starring local talent Rob Leetham alongside ex-Coronation Street star Adam Rickitt, is a surreal comedy about an angry wedding videographer disillusioned with life. Just when Pete thinks … [Read more…]
Light House‘s animator is residence, Drew Roper, has received the audience award in the humour category at The Animatron Babelgum Animation Film Festival – the world’s first online and mobile competition for Animation and Anime. Take a look at his winning animation ‘The History of Denim’, created to retell the origin of denim for designer … [Read more…]