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Film Screening | Silent Ones


Thursday, Nov 26, 2015 - Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm
A girl wakes up after a car crash. Her younger brother has disappeared. As she promised him, she boards a cargo ship to find a new life. Then the shady Gábor crosses her path. A surreal trip on the fragile edge of life and death. “Powerful debut” International Cinephile Society **** Cinemagazine Winner Berlin Independent Film Festival   Drama : Part of the Eye to Eye Film Season Eye to Eye_Logo BLACK  transparent background
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Location

The Engine Room
52, High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Ticket £ 5.00
Concessionary Ticket £ 3.00

Family Connections - Light Painting with cameras


Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 - Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Discover what your digital camera can do (if you don’t have one, borrow ours!). Our Award-Winning family learning activity - to participate a child must be accompanied by a parent/carer and vice versa.
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The Engine Room - Studio 1
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

FREE £ 0.00

Yarlington Digibees | Basic IT Course


Monday, Jun 20, 2016 - Monday, Jun 20, 2050Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Thanks to support from Yarlington Housing Association we’re delighted to be able to offer the following introductory course to help you get the most out of the Internet and other digital technology. We aim to shape the content of the courses around you, the participant, which could include surfing the Internet, using email, social media, skype or free online tools such as Googledocs, Youtube and more. Our aim is to help you get online safely and securely and to inspire you to make the most of it. This course is FREE for Yarlington and Bridgwater/surrounding areas residents. June 20 & 27 | 10am – 1pm

Location

The Engine Room - Studio 1
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

FREE £ 0.00

Course | Introduction to Wordpress


Friday, Sep 18, 2015 - Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Create an online presence in less than an hour! If you're looking to build a website for your business, hobby or organisation then look no further than this simple to use and free blogging tool.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Course Fee £ 35.00
Concessionary Fee £ 20.00

Course |Craft of Editing with Jason Porthouse


Thursday, Jun 9, 2016 - Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Emmy award-winning editor Jason will guide you through the role of the editor in storytelling and the relationship with the director, from first review of the footage to the fine cut. There will be time on this workshop to look at projects participants are currently editing or have completed. Jason’s recent work has been seen on ITV and the BBC, including Newsnight.
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Location

The Engine Room - Studio 1
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Full £ 120.00
Bursary £ 80.00

Course | Making Content for Youtube


Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016 - Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
If you’re thinking of using Youtube to vlog, make presentations, give advice etc then this is for you. We’ll be demonstrating some cheap ways to get started using mobile phones and moving on to using DSLR’s remotely. Plus we’ll be joined by Amy of Amys Make Up Box who currently has 150k (and growing) subscribers on Youtube, 300k followers on Instagram and is now being paid for the content she creates. We know you might not want to do make up but Amy has lots of tips for growing your audience and making films all by yourself.
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Location

The Engine Room
52, High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Course Fee £ 40.00
Concessionary Fee £ 25.00

Family Connections - Animation


Thursday, Jun 2, 2016 - Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Learn about stop-frame animation using 2D paper cut-outs, 3d objects such as lego and, of course, plasticine. Our Award-Winning family learning activity - To participate a child must be accompanied by a parent/carer and vice versa.
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The Engine Room - Studio 1
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

FREE £ 0.00

Family Connections - Filmmaking


Thursday, Jun 2, 2016 - Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Discover how to ‘swede’ a film – together we’ll be making our very own version of ‘Toy Story’! Our Award-Winning family learning activity - to participate a child must be accompanied by a parent/carer and vice versa.
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The Engine Room - Studio 1
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

FREE £ 0.00

Event | Junction


Thursday, Jul 14, 2016 - Time: 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Screening and networking event – for those who enjoy watching and making films.  If you have a film you’d like to show then get in touch.
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The Engine Room
52, High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Free £ 0.00

Lens Captains | Filmmaking club for 12 - 15 years


Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - Sunday, Jul 10, 2016Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm
This is our brand new after-school filmmaking Club! A ten-week course for young people aged 12 – 15 years to discover more about filmmaking. Each week we’ll have fun making and watching film! No previous experience required, just a sense of adventure and imagination. Cost: £40 for ten sessions N.B. There is no session on May 31st.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

For ten sessions: £ 40.00

Course | Making Films for Youtube


Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016 - Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
If you’re thinking of using Youtube to vlog, make presentations, give advice etc then this is for you. We’ll be demonstrating some cheap ways to get started using mobile phones and moving on to using DSLR’s remotely. Plus we’ll be joined by Amy of Amys Make Up Box who currently has 95k (and growing) subscribers on Youtube, 276k followers on Instagram and is now being paid for the content she creates. We know you might not want to do make up but Amy has lots of tips for growing your audience and making films all by yourself.
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Location

The Engine Room
52, High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Course Fee £ 35.00
Concessionary Fee £ 20.00

Course | Making Films for Youtube


Friday, Oct 2, 2015 - Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
If you’re thinking of using Youtube to vlog, make presentations, give advice etc then this is for you. We’ll be demonstrating some cheap ways to get started using mobile phones and moving on to using DSLR’s remotely. Plus we’ll be joined by Amy of Amys Make Up Box who currently has 56k (and growing) subscribers on Youtube, 156k followers on Instagram and is now being paid for the content she creates. We know you might not want to do make up but Amy has lots of tips for growing your audience and making films all by yourself.
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Location

The Engine Room
52, High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Course Fee £ 35.00
Concessionary Fee £ 20.00

Course | Make a Platform Game


Friday, Oct 30, 2015 - Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
A beginners guide to producing a classic platform game using ‘Construct 2’ software. We’ll work together to: develop the game concept, design ‘goodies’ and ‘baddies’, create a multilayered background, add music and sound effects and add the code to make an addictive platformer. Please note this course is incorrectly listed in our brochure - this is a one-day course. Apologies for any disappointment or inconvenience.
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Location

The Engine Room
52, High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Course Fee £ 60.00
Concessionary Fee £ 40.00

Benefit Screening | The Ecstasy of Wilko Johnson with director Julien Temple


Friday, Sep 25, 2015 - Time: 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Somerset Film and the McMillan Theatre presents

'The Ecstasy of Wilko Johnson' Cert 15.

a special benefit screening of this new film introduced by the director Julien Temple (Q&A to follow)

'Larger than life, stranger than fiction' a film with 'an irrepressibly punky joie de vivre' (Guardian July 15)

A benefit in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust and the Engine Room.

PLEASE NOTE WE ARE NO LONGER TAKING BOOKINGS ON OUR WEBSITE, PLEASE VISIT THE MCMILLAN SITE HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS.

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Location

The McMillan Theatre
Lower Bath Rd
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Ticket £ 7.00
Concessionary Ticket £ 5.00

Ignite | iMovie for Artists


Friday, May 27, 2016 - Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Learn the basics of non-linear video editing using this very simple and intuitive application. A session for artists inspired to produce video art or a short promotional film for the very first time.
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The Engine Room - Studio 1
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Full £ 60.00
Conc. £ 40.00

Course | Adobe Lightroom


Friday, Jun 17, 2016 - Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Award-winning photographer and Engine Room technical manager Alistair Campbell guides you through this essential piece of software for digital photographers. Learn how to organize, process and manage your images.
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The Engine Room - Studio 1
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Conc. £ 40.00
Full £ 60.00

Ignite | Art Academy


Monday, Aug 1, 2016 - Friday, Aug 5, 2016Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Aged 13 – 19 year olds? Love theatre and acting? We’re looking for performers, directors and theatre technicians to take part in a week-long exploration of combining theatre with digital technology. Together we’ll create a piece of drama for audiences to enjoy… FREE
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The Engine Room - Studio 1
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

£ 0.00

Ignite | Arts Lab


Monday, Jun 13, 2016 - Friday, Jun 17, 2016Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
At The Engine Room, a five-day opportunity for a group of artists to plan, develop and create a site-specific interactive public artwork. We’ll explore a range of multi-media ideas including sound, projected image and interactivity. We’ll showcase the results as part of The Engine Room #Playablebuilding in October.
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The Engine Room - Studio 2
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

£ 0.00

Course | Portrait Photography on Location


Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Photographer Alistair Campbell shows how to scout out potential locations that might be staring you in the face, or use locations which seem to offer little or nothing. There are many simple tricks and tips to use, even when you may only be faced with a brick wall. Please bring your DSLR with you. Let us know if you would like to borrow one of ours.
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The Engine Room - Studio 1
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Full £ 60.00
Conc. £ 40.00

Pop-Up Wincanton | Making Platform Games


Friday, Mar 18, 2016 - Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm
This is an introduction to making platform games using Construct 2. Now you can build games with no coding experience - booking essential as spaces are limited.
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Wincanton Library
Carrington Way
Wincanton , Somerset
Event Fees:

FREE £ 0.00

Course | Post-production Sound


Thursday, May 26, 2016 - Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Experienced composer and sound designer Stephen Kidd leads this session exploring Post Production Sound including ADR, Dubbing and Foley. His clients include BBC, CNN, ITV and production music library Sonoton.
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The Engine Room - Studio 1
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Full £ 120.00
Bursary £ 80.00

Ignite | Creative Network


Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015 - Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Our popular monthly event provides an opportunity for artists to get together, share inspiration, talk about their work and get collaborative. The main focus of the Network meeting is the Spotlight session, which gives one artist an opportunity to present current and future projects and ideas… and gauge a response to their work and develop ideas amongst other creative practitioners. Subscribe below to our e-bulletins for updates on guest artists.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Free £ 0.00

Family Connections - #PlayableBuilding


Friday, Jun 3, 2016 - Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Noisy Things – invent an amazing noisy artwork using a combination of Plasticine, simple computer coding and some fun digital tools. Your noisy invention will be displayed alongside other artworks in the PlayableBuilding Our Award-Winning family learning activity - To participate a child must be accompanied by a parent/carer and vice versa.
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Location

The Engine Room - Studio 1
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

FREE £ 0.00

Family Connections - Comic Making


Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 - Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
No previous experience needed. Create your own stories using drawings or photographs. Our Award-Winning family learning activity - to participate a child must be accompanied by a parent/carer and vice versa.
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The Engine Room - Studio 1
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

FREE £ 0.00

Family Connections - #PlayableBuilding


Friday, Jun 3, 2016 - Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Noisy Things – invent an amazing noisy artwork using a combination of Plasticine, simple computer coding and some fun digital tools. Your noisy invention will be displayed alongside other artworks in the PlayableBuilding Our Award-Winning family learning activity - To participate a child must be accompanied by a parent/carer and vice versa.
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Location

The Engine Room - Studio 1
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

FREE £ 0.00

Ignite | Creative Network


Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016 - Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Our popular monthly event provides an opportunity for artists to get together, share inspiration, talk about their work and get collaborative. The main focus of the Network meeting is the Spotlight session, which gives one artist an opportunity to present current and future projects and ideas… and gauge a response to their work and develop ideas amongst other creative practitioners. Subscribe below to our e-bulletins for updates on guest artists.
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Location

The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Free £ 0.00

Ignite | Creative Network


Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 - Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Our popular monthly event provides an opportunity for artists to get together, share inspiration, talk about their work and get collaborative. The main focus of the Network meeting is the Spotlight session, which gives one artist an opportunity to present current and future projects and ideas… and gauge a response to their work and develop ideas amongst other creative practitioners. Subscribe below to our e-bulletins for updates on guest artists.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Free £ 0.00

Course | Social Media for Artists


Friday, Jul 8, 2016 - Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
How to prepare and share your work to build your audience & networks through social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and others
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The Engine Room - Studio 1
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Full £ 60.00
Conc. £ 40.00

Ignite | Photographing Your Work


Friday, Jul 22, 2016 - Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Learn how to compose, light and shoot great photographs of your work. Whether you’re a painter, sculptor, print-maker or costume designer, this is a great opportunity to put your artwork in the frame. .
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The Engine Room - Studio 1
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Full £ 60.00
Conc. £ 40.00

Ignite | Creative Network


Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Our popular monthly event provides an opportunity for artists to get together, share inspiration, talk about their work and get collaborative. The main focus of the Network meeting is the Spotlight session, which gives one artist an opportunity to present current and future projects and ideas… and gauge a response to their work and develop ideas amongst other creative practitioners.
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Location

The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Free £ 0.00

Benefit Screening | Pride with David 'Dai' Donovan


Thursday, Feb 25, 2016 - Time: 8:00pm - 9:45pm
The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers in association with Somerset Film present the BAFTA award-winning comedy Pride cert 15. A special benefit screening, introduced by David 'Dai' Donovan, whose story this film tells (Q&A to follow) This film is inspired by an extraordinary true story. It's the summer of 1984, Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers is on strike, prompting a London-based group of gay and lesbian activists to raise money to support the strikers' families. Initially rebuffed by the Union, the group identifies a tiny mining village in Wales and sets off to make their donation in person. As the strike drags on, the two groups discover that standing together makes for the strongest union of all. A clear winner that makes you laugh, cry, and generally want to party and parade like it’s 1984. Respect. Empire **** Pride vibrates with the same energy and uplift as a great stage show. It chases applause, and earns it. Daily Telegraph **** Watch the trailer here:
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Location

The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Concessionary Ticket £ 3.00
Ticket £ 5.00

Pop-Up Wincanton | Film Screening


Friday, Mar 18, 2016 - Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The Sound We See - A Somerset Symphony A spectacular cinematic journey celebrating the people and places of Somerset! Thirty-two emerging Somerset filmmakers collaborated to make this documentary using Super-8 film, processed using tea, coffee and cider! Plus other short films made by local filmmakers. Q&A after the films.
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Location

The Balsam Centre
Balsam Park
Wincanton , Somerset
Event Fees:

Ticket £ 3.00

Ignite | Arts Lab


Monday, Feb 8, 2016 - Friday, Feb 12, 2016Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Produce interactive digital art for public spaces... An opportunity for artists to produce site-specific digital art for public spaces. A five-day opportunity for a group of artists to plan, develop and create a digitally interactive public artwork. We will explore a range of multimedia ideas including: recording and amplifying sound, projected images and interactivity. We will be exploring creative potential of the ‘Arduino’ in the hands of creative artists. We will showcase the results of the Arts lab in public spaces in Somerset, starting in Wincanton in March
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

£ 0.00

Ignite | Art Academy - Videos for music


Monday, Feb 15, 2016 - Friday, Feb 19, 2016Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
For ages 16 - 19 years. Create dynamic motion graphics video for electronic music. Over a five day period we will produce electrifying video sequences to accompany work produced by Somerset based composers. A great opportunity for young people interested in electronic music, VJing and motion graphics. A project that combines video art with popular culture.- If you’re a local young music producer and are interested in combining your work with stunning motion graphics then please get in touch.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

£ 0.00

Let's Animate - After School Club


Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 - Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Come and explore different animation techniques including drawn, cut-out and stop motion through a six-week after-school animation club especially for young people with disabilities aged 13 – 25 years. We’ll work together to develop an idea, get hands on with filming and editing, add music, effects and much more. Advance booking essential as places are limited. This six week course starts on 28 January - no session on 18 Feb. Cost £25 per participant for all six sessions, thanks to support from Short Breaks and Somerset County Council.
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Location

The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Fee £ 25.00

Ignite | Creative Network


Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 - Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Our popular monthly event provides an opportunity for artists to get together, share inspiration, talk about their work and get collaborative. The main focus of the Network meeting is the Spotlight session, which gives one artist an opportunity to present current and future projects and ideas… and gauge a response to their work and develop ideas amongst other creative practitioners.
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Location

The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Free £ 0.00

Ignite | Creative Network


Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 - Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Our popular monthly event provides an opportunity for artists to get together, share inspiration, talk about their work and get collaborative. The main focus of the Network meeting is the Spotlight session, which gives one artist an opportunity to present current and future projects and ideas… and gauge a response to their work and develop ideas amongst other creative practitioners.
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Location

The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Free £ 0.00

Bridgwater Science Festival


Saturday, May 28, 2016 - Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
This year the festival will be spread over a number of venues including Bridgwater Town Hall and The Engine Room. Come and join us between 10am and 4pm for some family-friendly science fun! We’ll be focusing on some of the creative fun to be had with cardboard from making zoetropes to projectors.
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The Engine Room - Studio 1
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

FREE £ 0.00

Minecraft Battle Tournament


Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm
Aimed at 5 – 12 year olds this is a chance to participate in a Minecraft Build Battle Tournament (Pre-booking is essential as places are limited). Participants in each round will have just ten minutes to create something wonderful using the game’s tools. The winner from each round then competes in the final for some goodies. You’ll watch it live on the various screens throughout the building plus there will be other minecraft-based challenges and creative activities to occupy you between tournament rounds. N.B. Children must be accompanied by a parent
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Location

The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Entry Fee £ 4.00

MInecraft Battle Tournament


Saturday, Jun 25, 2016 - Time: 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Aimed at 5 – 12 year olds this is a chance to participate in a Minecraft Build Battle Tournament (Pre-booking is essential as places are limited). Participants in each round will have just ten minutes to create something wonderful using the game’s tools. The winner from each round then competes in the final for some goodies. You’ll watch it live on the various screens throughout the building plus there will be other minecraft-based challenges and creative activities to occupy you between tournament rounds. N.B. Children must be accompanied by a parent
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Entry Fee £ 4.00

Exhibition | #playablebuilding


Friday, May 20, 2016 - Friday, Jun 10, 2016Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Artists Sue Webber and Steve Clarke have been collaborating with Ignite to curate this first installation on the theme of keys. Keys open doors to rooms and new buildings, they unlock hearts and free creativity. The term also, of course, refers to sound and notation, 12 major keys and 12 minor keys. These ideas have been the starting point for a showcase of digital works that include a: sound installation, live feed video, the Stackable Engine Room virtual gallery and the video game ‘Engine Room Adventure’ - exciting stuff! Our first Playable Building installation has been produced by artists: Sue Gilmore, Frances Harrison, Tiana Marie, Steven Greer, Juliet Farnese, Mary Thompson, Dot Kuzniar, Sue Webber, Kerrie Seymour, Tim Harding and Steve Clarke. Many thanks to children from North Town Primary School in Taunton who helped produce our amazing computer game ‘Engine Room Adventure’. Open 10am - 4pm Monday to Friday from May 20 to June 10. Entry FREE
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The Engine Room - Studio 2
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
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Film Screening | The Special Need


Thursday, May 26, 2016 - Time: 7:00pm - 9:30pm
“There hasn’t been a documentary in a long time that deals with the comedy and tragedy of humanity so tenderly” Dok Leipzig Juryt 29 year old Enea is looking for love – physical love that is. Being autistic and living in Italy, this is anything but easy. So he and his best friends Carlo and Alex set out on a journey through Europe and eventually find a lot more than they are looking for. View the trailer here
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Ignite | Self-taping for Actors


Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016 - Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Martin Scorsese once said “More than 90% of directing a picture is the right casting.” Increasingly, casting directors are asking actors to self-tape their auditions, saving actors in rural areas a great deal of travel expense. We’ll look at some of the ‘do’s + don’ts’ to catch their eye in the right way, including the technical aspects of filming, editing and transferring auditions. Tuesday 5th July - Cost £60 | 10am-4pm
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Standard £ 60.00
Concession £ 40.00

Film Screening | Cheer Up


Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 - Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Our partnership with Paris-based Eye to Eye film continues with a season of documentaries exploring the lives of young people. These films are either first or second features from emerging directors. Cheer Up | Thursday 30th June In the isolation of the Arctic Circle, Finland’s worst cheerleading team is led by Miia, an ambitious coach who is tired of losing. To reverse the her team’s fortunes, she seeks inspiration by visiting the world champions in Texas to soak up their winning ways. Emboldened, her new approach pushes her Ice Queens teenage team to its breaking point. A study of the struggle with teenage angst and constant failure – touching, humane and so much more. 86 Minutes | 2016 | Finland Canada | Finnish (Subtitles) | World Premiere | Rating: PG Watch the trailer HERE Cost £5 (£3 concessions) | 7 for 7.30pm start
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
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Getting A Media Job – Engine Room advice sessions


Friday, Jul 1, 2016 - Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
30-minute one-to-one sessions for people in the early stages of a media career. It’s often your first or second job that are the most difficult to find, and competition can be extremely fierce. So it’s important to apply for the right jobs and internships, and to send a CV and covering letter that give the best impression. Bring your CV and a sample covering letter, plus a short showreel if you have one. Before the session, research the type of job you’re looking for and possible employers. Somerset Film trustee Andrew Buchanan has given many newcomers to the media industry their first job. His knowledge of what employers are looking for – and what they don’t like – comes from four decades working in the film and television industry.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset
Event Fees:

Standard £ 10.00
Student/Claimant £ 0.00

Our latest news

Our latest news

INITIATIVES

Each year we gather the best short films made by Somerset filmmakers for inclusion on a DVD, which is distributed free to film societies and not-for-profit cinemas across the South West.

Upload your work to this online TV channel. Dedicated to films made by Somerset people for Somerset. Free to view and free to upload. Somerset-TV.com – where YOU are the story!

Over the past 15 years, from a start-up investment of just £5000, Somerset Film has generated over £4,500,000 investment for creative media arts in Somerset, having commissioned and employed over 200 arts and media professionals.

Our films have won awards from Canada to Croatia, and have been shown at festivals around the world…

We work with people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities, prioritising those at risk of social or physical isolation or exclusion. Not just in Bridgwater, but right across Somerset with projects like Family Connections and Capture Burnham, and recently our satellite Pop-up initiative.

We also work with and train artists (of all disciplines) and businesses, in a predominantly rural setting, to develop ways to communicate more effectively and flourish using the internet and new digital technology.

Take a look at our film work over on our YouTube Channel HERE