Beacon Films

Beacon Films | Viewfinder | The Story so Far

Beacon Films: film production and training services in Newcastle upon Tyne, North East England



VIEWFINDER: The Story So Far

This is the story of the first phase of Viewfinder (2015-2018): our talent development programme for filmmakers with learning disabilities, autism and additional needs. Click here to find out about our current phase of Viewfinder.

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Behind the Scenes Filmmaker Surgeries Film Factories

How did Viewfinder work?

Step 1: People signed up to our fortnightly Saturday morning sessions where they worked on their own and each other’s film projects. Watch the film to find out more.

You can see some examples of films made during the surgeries by clicking here.

Step 2: People put their creative skills into practice by making a film for another organisation.

Step 3: People use their filmmaking skills in other settings, including in professional work

Want to get involved? Click here!

Viewfinder 2015 - 2018 was supported by Spirit of 2012 and Sir James Knott Trust

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