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The Factory - Artist Film Academy

Applications are now open for The Factory 2017-18: find out more and apply below

Aged 15-19 in the North East? Join The Factory, 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

Download an application form for The Factory and send your completed form to filmschool@tynesidecinema.co.uk by the deadline of 12 midday on Monday 11 December 2017.

Please email filmschool@tynesidecinema.co.uk or call 0191 227 5508 if you require the application form in any other format.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Check out some of the films we've made at The Factory - see more on our Vimeo channel.

Their Names - Factory 2017 from Northern Stars on Vimeo.

Uncomfortable Truths - Factory 2017 from Northern Stars on Vimeo.

War with Words - Factory 2017 from Northern Stars on Vimeo.


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