Ignite_The Romantic Litscape
Inspired by the Romantic Poets, implemented using new technology. The poet Ralph Hoyte talks about his work on the Landscape Art project in West Somerset.
Ignite_A Pie out of Boot Laces
A short film about Somerset writer Helme Wolff. Helme recounts some of her memories of growing up in Holland during the war and talks about the writing process.
Norman Gobey Archive - Duke and Duchess of York in Wells 1933
https://www.somersetfilm.com http://normangobey.wordpress.com This short film from the Norman Gobey Collection shows the Duke and Duchess of York in 1933 - before the death of his father King George V, his brother's abdication and his subsequent accession to the throne - visiting British Legionaries in Wells, Somerset. Norman, a bank clerk from Burnham-on-Sea, filmed his footage on a Pathe Baby using 9.5mm film.
A short film made by Pat Morley, created as part of the From The ground Up project.
BFI Film Academy 2013 - A Short Review
http://www.somersetfilm.com BFI Film Academy - developing the next generation of film industry talent. This training programme for 16 - 19 years old took place January - March 2013 - here's a sneak peek of what took place in Bridgwater and Frome over the seven days, edited by Lewis (aged 15). The programme was supported by the Department for Education and forms part of the BFI's overall 5-19 Education Scheme. For more information please click here: http://www.bfi.org.uk/education-research/5-19-film-education-scheme-2013-2017
BFI Film Academy - Guest Speaker Niven Howie at The Engine Room
http://www.somersetfilm.com Developing the next generation of film industry talent. BFI Film Academy was a training programme for 16 - 19 years olds, which took place at The Engine Room, Bridgwater and Frome Community College and provided seven days of masterclasses, screenings and hands-on production experience. This talk by film editor Niven Howie (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Resident Evil, Pandaemonium) took place on the final day. Here Niven talks about his career, editing and his approach, the relationship between editor and directors and as the first person to edit in 3D, his views on 3D, film vs digital and much more. If you would like to take part in the next BFI Film Academy then get in touch or visit our website to subscribe to our 'News'.
Days That Made Us
http://www.somersetfilm.com Winner - First Light Young Voice Award 2013
an interactive, light-inspired performance and installation for young children
Audio visual piece made by David Reakes as part of the Ignite Somerset Word/Play collaboration training day. Artists were given just 3 hrs to shoot a sequence of photographs, write a short passage inspired by their images and edit their final piece. The training day was designed to develop technical photography, audio recording and editing skills as well as drawing attention to the creative potential of new technology.
Audio visual piece made by Thommie Gillow as part of the Ignite Somerset Word/Play collaboration training day. Artists were given just 3 hrs to shoot a sequence of photographs, write a short passage inspired by their images and edit their final piece. The training day was designed to develop technical photography, audio recording and editing skills as well as drawing attention to the creative potential of new technology.