Beacon Films


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

In the Film Factories, Viewfinder members applied the skills they developed in the surgeries to a film made in partnership with an external organisation. Viewfinder members had to follow a brief and create a polished final result. Check out the films that we made below!

Film Factory 1: Creative Partner - Go Wild in Nature

Film Factory 2: Creative Partner - Food Nation

Film Factory 3: Creative Partner - Connect in the North

Film Factory 4: Creative Partner - St Camillus Care

Film Factory 5: Creative Partner - BBC Tours Newcastle

Film Factory 6: Creative Partner - Drummond Central

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

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