Thank you to all the filmmakers who submitted applications for BFI Shorts 2012. Due to the very high volume of submissions received, there has been a change to the timescale as originally set out in the guidelines.
For the last week we’ve had the pleasure of having Invisible Flock in an unofficial residency at Lighthouse. They have been hard at work, fixing up the sea telescopes for their ‘Sea of Voices’ interactive walk, which launches to the public on 5 May. By Ikechukwu Onodugo
It’s been a busy time for Past Present, over the past few weeks several activities have taken place that highlight interest in this fascinating project. Project Manager Juliette Buss and Lighthouse’s Programme Curator Jamie Wyld spoke at the Imperial War Museum’s conference, Challenging History. Artist Hannah Brady has been out and about with young people, creating a collection of World War 2 images for an augmented reality app. And there was a teacher’s INSET day, where Lives at War was presented to Brighton and Hove’s history teachers. By Juliette Buss (Project Manager, Past Present), Hannah Brady (Artist, Past Present) and Jamie Wyld (Programme Curator, Lighthouse)
In preparation for our forthcoming Motion Capture Lab, a three day intensive training programme for filmmakers, Emily Kyriakides (Lighthouse’s Programme Producer) recently went to visit Centroid, our industry partner on the Lab. They’re a motion capture and character animation studio and services provider who have clients in the film, television and video games industries across Europe. By Ikechukwu Onodugo
This January, Samsung launched the UK's first major prize for digital art, with an eclectic selection of artists shortlisted for the award. We are delighted that Brighton based artists, Semiconductor, were awarded the prize.
We attended the opening of the Samsung Art+ Prize exhibition at the BFI Southbank in London.
By Jamie Wyld, Lighthouse Programme Curator
As part of Cinecity 2011 festivities, Lighthouse screened Nick Collins'
short film, Dark Garden. We also supported a talk and screening with Andrew Kotting, in collaboration with Cinecity. By Jamie Wyld