Beacon Films


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

VIEWFINDER: The Story So Far

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Supported by Spirit of 2012, and Sir James Knott Trust Viewfinder 2015-18 supported filmmakers who have learning disabilities, autism and additional needs to work on their own and each other’s film projects, and then apply this experience to volunteer-filmmaking roles working alongside a creative partner. Our creative partners included local charities, a hotel and restaurant run by people with autism, BBC Tours Newcastle and a local marketing agency.

These pages tell the story of the first three years of our Viewfinder programme (2015-2018)

If you are interested in getting involved in our new Viewfinder programme then click here

Behind the Scenes Filmmaker Surgeries Film Factories

In the Filmmaker Surgeries, project members worked on their own and each other’s films to develop creative, digital and transferable skills.

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

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