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.
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
Lighthouse's resident technologist Natalia Buckley writes about bringing Bling My Card - a conductive paint and LED christmas card making workshop - to Lighthouse earlier this month. An event that sparked creativity with electronics, whilst bringing a festive glow and raising money for a local charity.
Brighton Museum and Art Gallery’s Fine art and print galleries have been taken over by a feast of Jeff Keen’s mind-blazing art, in a retrospective of his life’s work - Shoot the Wrx - on until February 2013. Collages, prints, paintings, films, books and found objects in the galleries attest to the uniqueness of one of the UK’s true experimental visionaries.
Inspired by David Blandy's exhibition, Odysseys, the evening of 19 September saw an array of new manga characters being created at a comic book workshop organised by Lighthouse and hosted by Phoenix Brighton as part of the Brighton Digital Festival. By Emilie Giles.