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The Factory

Applications for The Factory have now closed. Applications for our 2019 programme will reopen later in 2018.

The Factory is Tyneside Cinema's free artist film programme for young people

  • Meet and collaborate with like-minded young people and professional artists
  • Make new artist film work
  • Learn essential filmmaking skills including camera, sound and editing, and experiment with other creative techniques
  • Look at how artists use film and visit exhibitions
  • Develop yourself as an artist
  • Showcase your work at Tyneside Cinema

What Will You Get Out Of It?

The Factory gives you the chance to develop as an artist, experiment with new ideas and gain a broader understanding of artists' film. It’s a chance to collaborate with other young people in a creative and friendly environment supported by professionals.

You’ll get involved with all practical and creative aspects of the artistic process, from viewing and discussing professional work, to making and exhibiting your own.

What do you need?

  • Enthusiasm and creativity!
  • Be committed to attending all the sessions.
  • Be prepared to collaborate as part of a small team to create work. 

When & Where?

6 January – 24 March 2018: Saturdays 10am- 3pm,
Pop-Up Film School, Tyneside Cinema, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

How to Apply

Applications for The Factory have now closed. Applications for our 2019 programme will reopen later in 2018.

Visit The Factory - FAQ for answers to some frequently asked questions about this programme. 

If you have any further questions or would like more information, please call 0191 227 5508, email filmschool@tynesidecinema.co.uk or complete the enquiry form at the bottom of this page.

Where can I see previous films made as part of The Factory?

Check out some of our previous films below:

ACTIVE TRACES: an exploration into the world of activism and protest, as told by those on the front line.

HOME: an exploration of our sense of place and belonging; how we feel about where we live and where we have come from.

SHIFTING LIGHT: a day in the life of an anonymous city, a portrait of spaces altered by light.





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