Developed and produced through the BFI Shorts scheme, Field Study has been nominated for an EFA Award; showcasing the success of the scheme and the filmmakers’ ability to create inspiring cinematic works.
Our web finds this week reflect upon the Paris tragedy through an act of kindness; look at new works in video, gaming and propaganda; and explore a sustainable future for music. By Lighthouse Artistic Director Juha van 't Zelfde.
Our best of the web finds this week include social zombies on Facebook, foley karaoke on Resonance FM and London’s overthrow (x4) on just about every corner of the city. By Lighthouse Artistic Director Juha van 't Zelfde.
Our best of the web this week. Finds include Third Ear Transmission – a holographic memorial, new music from Berlin-based producer Lotic, and Finland creates an emoji for sauna. By Lighthouse Artistic Director Juha van 't Zelfde, who is half Finnish by the way!
We've asked our Guiding Lights 7 participants to share their journeys and experiences. Here, director Mahdi Fleifel tells us about his time at Amsterdam's Binger Filmlab, a unique post-academic development and training programme, and his forthcoming films.
Our best of the net this week. Finds include location-specific information for refugees, a short film about being a "ghost in the system" and an "exploration into the new acoustic landscape of war". By Lighthouse Artistic Director Juha van 't Zelfde.
On Saturday 24th October, we held our first Maker Assembly event, at the V&A in London. Put together rapidly by a networked group of organisers from Elephant and Castle Mini Maker Faire, Open Workshop Network, the V&A and Lighthouse, it is a response to the growing need for critical discussion about maker culture. These are my personal reflections on that day. By Andrew Sleigh, Creative Producer at Lighthouse.
In this new weekly blog series, Lighthouse Artistic Director Juha van 't Zelfde rounds up the ten things he's enjoyed most on the internet. This week's finds include expression transfer, genetic exploitation and Third World identity.
Lighthouse Artistic Director, Juha van ’t Zelfde talks to Finnish artist, and our current Studio Resident, Ville Haimala about living in "hippy” Brighton, his fascination with biohacking and robot factories, and his proposed exploration into “sensory tingling” during Progress in November, which he is curating and hosting.
On the 24th of October, makers from across the UK will gather at the V&A for a one-day symposium on contemporary maker culture. Called Maker Assembly, it’s the first of a series of events that aims to broaden the conversation about making to include more diverse and critical perspectives. Speaking on the day is Dean Brown, a designer and alumnus of the Fabrica research studio, now operating independently in London.