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.

"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

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.


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.

The Story 2013

The Story 2013 by Miriam Randall

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.

Anjin (c) David Blandy

Making Game Jam

An intense and incredible day to kick off my final week as artist-in-residence at Lighthouse, by David Blandy

Submarine cable map depicting 244 cable systems that are currently active or due to enter service by 2014. Courtesy of TeleGeography

Things will appear the same - unless you know how to look

New technologies are changing our world and artists can help show us how by Honor Harger

Desire of Codes by Seiko Mikami. Exhibitied at Japan Media Arts Festival 2013.

A View from Japan

Contemporary media art, popular culture, Japanese anime and manga coexist happily at the Japan Media Arts Festival. by Honor Harger


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

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.

Nelly Ben Hayoun

International Space Orchestra by Nelly Ben Hayoun

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

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’