Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Events this week at Signal Films

Thursday 22 November 7-8.30pm @ Signal Films, Cookes Studios, Abbey Rd, Barrow-in-Furness - £2 per person

Mike Stubbs is the Director of FACT Gallery in Liverpool and an internationally recognised artist who works mainly with moving image. Mike will be presenting his own work, talking about his career and fielding a Q+A session following the presentation. This is a great opportunity for people interested in arts and culture to share an evening with an exciting practicing artist who heads up a regional centre for the sector.

For more information about Mike and his work please click on these links:

Saturday 24 November 2-5pm @ Signal Films, Cookes Studios, Abbey Rd, Barrow-in-Furness - FREE

With Award-winning directors Col Spector + Nick Whitfield.
Nick Whitfield’s first feature film ‘Skeletons’ (2010) received a BAFTA nomination for ‘Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer’ and a Writers’ Guild of Britain nomination for ‘Best Film Screenplay’. The feature evolved out of short film he made in his neighbourhood of Matlock in Derbyshire, focusing heavily on improvising with actors.
“Ambitious and brightly original comedy” The Observer
“Whitfield is clearly a talent to watch” The Telegraph

See link for trailer

Col Spector started out documentaries, made an award-winning short starring a then-unknown Keira Knightly and was signed up to direct commercials for Ridley Scott's production company. His first low budget feature was writer/director, 'Something Else' (2006), drew comparisons from critics to Woody Allen's 'Manhattan', and his second feature 'honeymooner', shot on a budget of £48,000 in 17 days, premiered at the Edinburgh Festival in 2010 and has enjoyed widespread festival success. Col currently teaches directing at the London Film Academy and Central School.

And this link for his recent film

Reserve a place on either event via telephone on 01229 838592 or by email at

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