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FREE film and media workshops, screenings and events for young people!!

Posted by StreetSafe on January 14, 2011

MEDIASHIP: Furness Youth Film Festival 2011

FREE film and media workshops, screenings and events for young people!!

Friday 28th and Saturday 29th January 2011 at The Forum, Duke Street, Barrow

The festival has been organised by young people, for young people!Packed full of activities and opportunities to meet filmmaking professionals, the festival promises to be a fun and engaging event for young film enthusiasts.

Highlights of the 2-day festival include:

● Youth Competition Film Screening and Awards Ceremony ● Filmmaking, scriptwriting, animation and acting workshops ● Q&A Event: “How to get a job making films?” ● Horror make-up and animation station ● Free screenings of some great feature-length films, including one for the skatersLords of Dogtown and A Bug’s Life for younger film fans ●


Enter films into our MediaShip Young People’s Film Competition. With fantastic prizes up for grabs, and chance to screen to a large audience at the festival what are you waiting for?! Whether its a 30 second film made on a mobile phone or a 10 minute Hollywood style production, all entries are welcome. The deadline for entries is 19th January.


The young people on the committee have been learning on the job from industry professionals to put the festival together and if you’re 16 or over, enthusiastic about film or event management and can spare a few hours between 9am and 6pm on 29th January, you can get involved too!

To see a full programme, to book a place or enter a film, visit or call Signal Films on 01229 839983, or email

Further details, please click here


Burlington House
Michaelson Road
Barrow in Furness
LA14 2RJ
01229 839983 / 838592


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