Last week Lighthouse’s Artistic Director, Honor Harger, gave a talk at FutureEverything’s Summit of Ideas & Digital Invention. Here Andrew Sleigh explores some themes from FutureEverything, including the impact of digital technology on artists, audiences and cultural institutions.
European Short Pitch co-production forum, Luxembourg
I recently had the pleasure of visiting Luxembourg for the first time, to attend this year’s edition of the European Short Pitch co-production forum. Hosted in partnership with Discovery Zone, The Luxembourg City Film Festival, the programme is run by NISI MASA. by Emily Kyriakides
Lighthouse and the BFI are delighted to announce the inclusion of Crocodile to the BFI Shorts slate.
A powerful and thought provoking drama, Crocodile tells the story of Simon, a bereaved Headmaster who fights a crocodile.
We're inviting expressions of interests from companies who'd like to base themselves at our fantastic Kensington Street venue. We'll be releasing details later, but if you want us to let you know what we've got available, let us know.
Last week the Lighthouse gang went along to The Story conference in London, an annual event run by Matt Locke of Storythings. This year’s edition was brilliant and inspiring, featuring an eclectic programme of talks by artists, musicians, writers, directors and producers, each with stories about their work and passions.
Explorations into DNA and space - artist residency at Lighthouse by David Blandy
David Blandy writes about the beginnings of his residency at Lighthouse in which he will collaborate and work on projects that explore the discovery of DNA and metaphorical space exploration. His Studio will be open to visitors throughout Brighton Science Festival
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.
There are some positive changes happening at Lighthouse. From next week onward, we are implementing a new leadership model. Honor Harger will become our Artistic Director and Miriam Randall will become our Managing Director.
We are thrilled to announce that Lighthouse is one of the co-producers of a new film that documents the creation of The International Space Orchestra by experience designer, Nelly Ben-Hayoun.
By Jamie Wyld