We are looking for passionate and committed young people who...

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A 6 week course offering the chance for children and young people...

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A film club especially for young people aged  15 - 19 years.This...

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A film club especially for young people aged  9 - 14 years.This...

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Our popular monthly event provides an opportunity for artists...

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6:00pm - 8:00pm

Have you got an idea for a film but just don’t know how to...

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Make a computer game! Over a 5 day period you will learn how...

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Create a shadow puppet theatre show with storyteller Frances...

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To 'swede' a film means to re-create a trailer, scene,...

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A film club especially for young people aged  9 - 14 years.This...

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4:30pm - 6:00pm

A film club especially for young people aged  15 - 19 years.This...

Open Seats 30

6:30pm - 8:45pm

Our popular monthly event provides an opportunity for artists...

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6:00pm - 8:00pm

FREE film screening for schools....In support of International...

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Course | BFI Film Academy

Saturday, Jan 6, 2018 - Sunday, Feb 4, 2018

Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm

We are looking for passionate and committed young people who have a love of film. You don't have to be currently studying media to apply... BFI Film Academy is an 7 day programme, where 25 participants aged 16 - 19 years will get the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of filmmaking through a series of workshops and masterclasses, in which they will get the chance to learn from, and work with, leading industry professionals through our BFI Film Academy programme. As a student on the course expect to: - meet a range of professionals in the industry and to hear invaluable advice based on their experience - create two short films to help you gain skills and challenge your creativity - gain practical skills within a range of filmmaking areas - meet like-minded individuals with a passion for film and start building your filmmaking network - receive further access to exciting opportunities from the BFI, Somerset Film, Pinewood and BAFTA - achieve an Arts Award qualification   Course dates: 6/13/20/27/28 Jan and 3 & 4 February 2018 Times: 10am - 5pm daily The cost to participate in the BFI Film Academy delivered by Somerset Film is £25. But if you will struggle to pay the course fee, don’t be put off as you will be able to indicate this once you are accepted on the course and this fee can be waived. Lunch and refreshments will be provided as will all materials/equipment. Bursaries will also be made available if you require assistance with travel, child care or other costs. Please note that unfortunately the Academy is not available for students who are attending university at the time of the course. To apply download an application form, complete it and send it back to us by Monday 18th December. We will notify successful applicants by Wednesday 20th December. We have limited places so please answer the questions on the form as fully as possible as this will help us to decide who will get a place. Make sure you keep the dates in your diary until you hear from us. Send your form via email to Natalie at info@somersetfilm.com or post to The Engine Room, 52, High Street, Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

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£ 25.00

Activity | Short Breaks: Lights, Camera, Action!

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 -

Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm

A 6 week course offering the chance for children and young people with disabilities to watch great short films, get hands on with filming, create sound effects and invite their friends and family to see what they have learnt and created! Tuesdays from 5.00-6.30pm Tuesday 23 | 30 January 6 | 20 | 27 February 6 March 2018 For 9-15 years Cost: £30 pp for the 6 week course This activity is financially supported by Somerset County Council through the Short Breaks team - they provide an opportunity for disabled children to spend time away from their carers, try out new things, have fun and make new friends. Short breaks can also provide families with a chance to do ordinary things together. Find out more about Short Breaks here short-breaks-1_1
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

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£ 30.00

Film | Engine Room Film Club for 15 - 19 year olds

Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 -

Time: 6:30pm - 8:45pm

A film club especially for young people aged  15 - 19 years. This is your chance to watch, discuss and review great films... please note that after the film there will be a 15 minute fun discussion or short activity. The Film we'll be showing is BROOKLYN (2015) Membership of the club is free - please note on first attendance a parent, grandparent or carer will be asked to sign a membership form. Doors open 6pm for 6.30pm start. FREE
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00

Film | Engine Room Film Club for 9 - 14 year olds

Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 -

Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm

A film club especially for young people aged  9 - 14 years. This is your chance to watch, discuss and review great films... please note that after the film there will be a 15 minute fun discussion or short activity. The Film we'll be showing is MOANA (2016) Membership of the club is free - please note on first attendance a parent, grandparent or carer will be asked to sign a membership form. Doors open 4pm for 4.30pm start. FREE
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00

Ignite | Creative Network

Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 -

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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 TA6 3BL

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£ 0.00 Free

Advice Session | Film Production

Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018 -

Time: 2:00pm - 7:00pm

Have you got an idea for a film but just don’t know how to take it forward? Is your film in post-production and you need to put it in front of audiences? Whatever your stage of production you can now book a FREE one-hour advice session with producers Deb Richardson and/or Phil Shepherd.  Register your interest below and we will be in touch to arrange a time between 2pm and 7pm.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

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£ 0.00

Ignite | Game Academy

Monday, Feb 12, 2018 - Friday, Feb 16, 2018

Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Make a computer game! Over a 5 day period you will learn how to design computer game sprites, characters and fantastic environments, discover how to programme game events and publish online for the whole world to enjoy!  This is a great opportunity for young people with wild imaginations, stories to tell and an eye for design. No experience of computer programming required. For ages 13 and above.
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Brewhouse Theatre
Coal Orchard
Taunton, Somerset TA1 1JL

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£ 0.00

Family Connections | Shadow Puppet Theatre

Thursday, Feb 15, 2018 -

Time: 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Create a shadow puppet theatre show with storyteller Frances Harrison… Watch one we made before here… This activity is ideal for children aged 6 - 10 years. No previous experience needed.Please note that to participate a child must be accompanied by a parent/carer and vice versa. Family Connections is our award-winning family learning strand...
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 5.00

Family Connections | Swede 'Pirates of the Caribbean'

Thursday, Feb 15, 2018 -

Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

To 'swede' a film means to re-create a trailer, scene, or movie with untrained actors and low-budget props. Join us as we recreate as many1370586.Family-Connections-Logo moments, lines and scenes from The Pirates of the Caribbean as we can in this short, fast and fun session. You can watch one we've made previously at a public event here... This activity is ideal for children aged 8 - 13 years. No previous experience needed.Please note that to participate a child must be accompanied by a parent/carer and vice versa. Family Connections is our award-winning family learning strand...  
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 5.00

Film | Engine Room Film Club for 9 - 14 year olds

Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018 -

Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm

A film club especially for young people aged  9 - 14 years. This is your chance to watch, discuss and review great films... please note that after the film there will be a 15 minute fun discussion or short activity. The Film we'll be showing has yet to be decided (come to the screening on January 31st  to choose which film will be shown). Membership of the club is free - please note on first attendance a parent, grandparent or carer will be asked to sign a membership form. Doors open 4pm for 4.30pm start. FREE
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00

Film | Engine Room Film Club for 15 - 19 year olds

Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018 -

Time: 6:30pm - 8:45pm

A film club especially for young people aged  15 - 19 years. This is your chance to watch, discuss and review great films... please note that after the film there will be a 15 minute fun discussion or short activity. The Film we'll be showing has yet to be decided (come to the screening on January 31st  to choose which film will be shown). Membership of the club is free - please note on first attendance a parent, grandparent or carer will be asked to sign a membership form. Doors open 6pm for 6.30pm start. FREE
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00

Ignite | Creative Network

Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018 -

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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 TA6 3BL

Event Fees:


£ 0.00 Free

Film | Prince of Eqypt

Thursday, Mar 8, 2018 -

Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

FREE film screening for schools.... In support of International Women’s Day, we will be hosting a special screening of The Prince of Egypt. Directed by Brenda Chapman, the first woman to direct an animated feature from a major studio, this animated film tells the story of Egyptian Prince Moses who embarks on a quest to free his people. The screening has made possible thanks to Into Film. Spaces are limited so please contact natalie@somersetfilm.com directly to book your seats.
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The Engine Room
50-52 High Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3BL

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