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Guiding Lights 5 - Mentee Update No.3

As 2013 draws to a close, we look back on the achievements of the Guiding Lights 5 mentees in a series of spotlight pieces that look at their individual stories.

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Guiding Lights 5 - Mentee Update No.2

As 2013 draws to a close, we look back on the achievements of the Guiding Lights 5 mentees in a series of spotlight pieces that look at their individual stories.

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Guiding Lights 5 - Mentee Update No. 1

As 2013 draws to a close, we look back on the achievements of the Guiding Lights 5 mentees in a series of spotlight pieces that look at their individual stories.

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Guiding Lights 5 mentor Lucinda Coxon and mentee Lucy Moore, Photograph © Bip Mistry

Guiding Lights 2013 - Celebratory Event

Earlier this week we celebrated another successful year of Guiding Lights - the UK's leading film mentoring programme - at a very special reception at BAFTA, London.

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Lighthouse goes to Galway

Guiding Lights had a great trip to sunny Galway last week for the excellent Film Fleadh, and took part in a packed schedule of screenings, meetings and intensive networking. The twelve programme participants received a truly Irish welcome from the festival team, who made sure everyone got the most out of their stay. By Sian Habell-Aili.

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Lighthouse at Cannes Film Festival 2013

Lighthouse sent a special envoy to this year's Cannes Film Festival in the form of Programme Producer Emily Kyriakides and Project Manager Sian Habell-Aili.

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Guiding Lights 5 Mentees

New Guiding Lights Mentees Announced

Following an intensive selection process, with over 310 applications received from writers, directors and producers across the UK and Ireland, Lighthouse and Creative Skillset are delighted to reveal the twelve candidates selected for Guiding Lights 2013. For a second year running, we are also partnering with Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) and Screen Training Ireland to include two Irish filmmakers.

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I Am Nasrine’s Micsha Sadeghi as the title character

BAFTA nomination for Guiding Lights mentee Tina Gharavi

Tina Gharavi nominated for BAFTA for ‘Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer’

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Guiding Lights 2013 - update

We're delighted to announce that we've selected 12 new recruits to the Guiding Lights scheme.

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Guiding Lights mentee at Sundance Film Festival

Documentary feature by Andy Heathcote officially selected for Sundance 2013

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Guiding Lights Mentees, Photographs by Matthew Andrews and Bip Mistry

Guiding Lights 2013 - Irish Call For Applications

In partnership with FÁS Screen Training Ireland and Bórd Scannánna hÉireann/Irish Film Board we are pleased to be able to offer support for two eligible Irish applicants to participate in the next edition of Guiding Lights. We are now accepting applications from Irish writers and directors and will select one from each discipline.

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Guiding Lights is open for applications

Today Lighthouse are delighted to open applications for the UK's leading mentoring programme for filmmakers, Guiding Lights.

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