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The Factory

Aged 15-19 and interested in visual art, photography, sound and film? Join The Factory, Tyneside Cinema's free arts programme for young people!

  • Meet and collaborate with like-minded young people and professional artists
  • Experiment with film, visual art, photography and sound
  • Learn new skills and gain knowledge
  • Create new work!
  • Watch artists films and visit exhibitions
  • Develop yourself as an artist
  • Exhibit and 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 professional artists. 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.

Through The Factory you can also choose to work towards an Arts Award – a national qualification that develops your creativity and leadership skills and can count towards entry to college or University.

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?

Saturdays 10am- 3pm, 14 January – 8 April
Pop-Up Film School, Tyneside Cinema, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

Applications are now closed - if you would like to register your interest The Factory in the future please email us.

Check out some of the films we've made at The Factory

Vision To Vision: Frame, 2016 - VIEW

Vision To Vision: Time, 2016 - VIEW

Capture, 2015 - VIEW

Strange Showreel, 2015 - VIEW