Liam + Lenka – writer/director Michael Keillor with Iain De Caestecker

BFI Shorts 2012 – Update - Part 4

Since our last update, we're pleased to report that another three BFI Shorts have completed shooting.

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Orbit Ever After - Bronagh Gallagher, Bob Goody and Mackenzie Crook

BFI Shorts 2012 – Update - Part 3

January has been a busy month for the BFI Shorts scheme with another two films shooting in different parts of London.

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Sidney writer/director Karan Kandhari

BFI Shorts 2012 – Update - Part 2

Following our last update, we're pleased to report that another three BFI Shorts have completed shooting.

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The Beast – director Corinna Faith with Raffey Cassidy, photo by Belinda Lawley

BFI Shorts 2012 – Update - Part 1

Three months after announcing the BFI Shorts 2012 slate, we're delighted to be able to take you behind the scenes for a first update. It's been a busy time for everyone involved with the scheme, with five films already in the can and two more shooting this week.

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Revealing the Drone

Our project, Under the Shadow of the Drone by James Bridle, has been raising awareness about the use of drones in contemporary warfare, across the UK. Here's a round-up of some recent coverage.

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C-Astral Bramor UAV during landing, Kilpisjaervi, Lapland, November 2012, courtesy of Marko Peljhan

Unmanned Aerial Ecologies: proto-drones, airspace and canaries in the mine

I recently gave a talk about the use of drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, in tactical media art. The intention was to place the work Lighthouse is presenting at this year's Brighton Festival 2013 in a wider art historical context, and to acknowledge some of the significant interventions that artists working within media have made over the past 10-15 years. By Honor Harger

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Under the Shadow of the Drone - location revealed

A chilling symbol of modern warfare will make an eerily silent appearance on Brighton's seafront this May.

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Liam Young. Lighthouse Monthly Talk. (c) Roberta Mataityte 2013

Dropped Pins on the Beauty-Catastrophe Slider

Impressions of Liam Young's talk at Lighthouse on 4 April by Lulu Allison

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FutureEverything 2013 (c) WeAreTape

FutureEverything 2013

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.

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"Emily Kyriakides" in Russian

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

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Gaëlle Denis

BFI Shorts 2012 - Crocodile

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.

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Want to work here?

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.

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