Lighthouse Creative Producer Andrew Sleigh reflects on his recent trip to Shenzhen, China’s world-leading centre of electronics manufacturing, where he spoke to makers about innovation, entrepreneurship, “cheap knock-offs” and (the lack of) work-life balance.
ALUMNI BECOME MENTORS ON NEW EDITION OF GUIDING LIGHTS
Guiding Lights: Feature Focus is a new iteration of Lighthouse’s flagship mentoring scheme, aimed at filmmakers making their first feature, who will be mentored by talented and experienced Guiding Lights alumni.
LAST DANCE LAUNCH: CLUB CULTURE AND THE NEXT GENERATION OF MUSIC-MAKERS
In July, Associate Artistic Director Elijah launched Last Dance, a vital investigation into the decline of UK club culture consisting of a series of club nights, talks, performances, exhibitions and online publications.
GUIDING LIGHTS: WHY THE HELL AM I DOING THIS? NICKY LIANOS ON FINDING INSPIRATION AT GALWAY FILM FLEADH
Throughout the ninth edition of our film mentoring programme, Guiding Lights, the mentees are writing about their journeys and experiences. In July, the group went to Galway Film Fleadh where they took part in industry events, a masterclass, and pitched projects at the Marketplace. Award-winning director Nicky Lianos tells us about her experience.
We are pleased to announce the seven teams and individuals taking part in the Reframed Project Development Programme who will develop an immersive and/or interactive storytelling project at Lighthouse, between July and September.
After a highly competitive selection process, during which over 230 applications were assessed, Lighthouse and Creative Skillset are delighted to announce the new mentees taking part in the ninth edition of Guiding Lights, the UK’s flagship film mentoring scheme.
As Lighthouse enters its next dynamic phase of development we are delighted to announce the appointment of Alli Beddoes as the new Artistic Director and CEO, and an exciting move for our current Executive Director, Miriam Randall, who is to take up the new post of Executive Director at Watershed.
GUIDING LIGHTS 8 MENTEES: HIGHLIGHTS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
It’s been a busy and successful year for the 17 film directors, producers, writers and exhibitors who took part in the eighth edition of Guiding Lights during 2016-2017. We look back at their recent achievements and exciting new projects, and hear about their highlights from the scheme.