Ted and Tamzin – FILMS ‘N’ THAT
Hello, we are Tamzin and Ted.
We have been on a week long work experience at Calling the Shots in Spike Island, were we wanted to learn about what it’s like to work within a professional production company. During our time, we were able to visit the Calling the Shots production office, take a trip to IFNOTNOW Digital and visit Films@59 post-production house, in Clifton. Our task for the week, was to create a podcast, using our own voices and recorded interviews to talk about the different job roles within the film and video industry, as well as create promotional material like gifs and photo stills to upload to social platforms like Facebook and Instagram to draw audiences towards our podcast.
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MEET OUR NEW CREATIVES
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We are pleased to announce our first round of New Creatives, these 16-30 year olds are located across the South West and are from diverse creative backgrounds. Over the next few months they will be creating 10 innovative audio works and 7 fresh film ideas for BBC Platforms.
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Two weeks after our sixth annual animation camp, and the team here at Calling The Shots have had time to catch our breath and reflect on the phenomena that is, the BFI Film Academy Animation camp.
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Just three weeks to go before our sixth annual BFI Film Academy Animation Camp!
We have recruited our 25 budding animation industry entrants who will be spending a week in February with us at beautiful Barton Camp in the Mendips, living and breathing animation.
Over the course of the week they will be trying out a range of classic animation techniques including pixilation, sand animation, lip-syncing and hand drawn production as well as learning about the fundamental principles of creating the illusion of life in an inanimate object or drawing.
Check back soon for news, photos and films from the camp.
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Calling the Shots are pleased to announce that applications for our annual animation camp on behalf of the British Film Institute will open in September.
The six-day residential course will take place at Barton camp from Saturday, 16th until Friday 22nd February, 2019.
The BFI Film Academy animation camp is open to all young people aged 16-19 with a passion for animation.
Find Out more here
On Sunday 24th June, over 200 people came along to the Totterdown Centre in Wells Road to find out more about the great clearances of homes, businesses and people from Totterdown in the early 1970s.
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Inhale, a 15-minute drama, is the result of three years work in partnership with Cotham School in Bristol, UK.
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