I Watched Her Dream… Aloud & I am trying my best: Two short films by young artist Lauren

Lauren joined our online film-making residency for ages 16-19 in April 2021. In the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, the group met only online and explored DIY film-making from the confines of their own surroundings. Discover what Lauren learnt about different approaches to film-making during the residency. My name is Lauren, I am 19 years old… Continue reading I Watched Her Dream… Aloud & I am trying my best: Two short films by young artist Lauren

There Is No Planet B: A stop-motion animation by young artist Mia

Young artist Mia created this stop motion animation film during our City as Studio online film-making residency in February 2021. Over the course of the residency, the group of young people aged between 16 and 19 explored DIY film and music-making techniques to create work about the issues they care about. Mia shares her experience… Continue reading There Is No Planet B: A stop-motion animation by young artist Mia

Gender Stereotypes and Young People | A short film by young artist Rachael

Rachael took part in our City as Studio online film-making residency for ages 16-19 in February 2021. The young artists were encouraged to work with DIY film-making and music-making techniques as ways to explore the issues that matter most to them. Rachael shares her experience of the residency, and how she used film-making and music… Continue reading Gender Stereotypes and Young People | A short film by young artist Rachael

The Lost Year and Don’t burn our future | Two short films by young artist James

James took part in our City as Studio online film-making residency in February 2021, during a period of lockdown in the UK. Meeting only online, the young artists worked with lead artist Kate Mahony and artist James Scott to learn film-making techniques and discuss the issues that matter most to them. James shares his experience… Continue reading The Lost Year and Don’t burn our future | Two short films by young artist James

Exploring identity in the domestic space: Young artist Matt on film-making as an art medium

Matt joined our online City as Studio film-making residency in February 2021. After learning just a few simple DIY film-making techniques, Matt was able to apply his own art practice to film-making, and create work that explores identity, cultural heritage, consumerism and the domestic space.  Matt shares a bit more about the experience of the… Continue reading Exploring identity in the domestic space: Young artist Matt on film-making as an art medium

Sounds of lockdown: a short film by young artist Jacob

Jacob joined our City as Studio online film-making residency in April 2021. In the midst of a national lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, the group met only online and explored DIY film-making from the confines of their own surroundings. Read about what Jacob learnt during the residency, including using found objects and sounds to… Continue reading Sounds of lockdown: a short film by young artist Jacob

End Period Stigma: a stop motion animation by young artist Poppy

Poppy took part in our City as Studio online film-making residency for ages 16-19 in April 2021. The young artists were encouraged to work with DIY film-making and music-making techniques as ways to explore the issues that matter most to them. Poppy shares her experience of the residency, and how she used film-making and music… Continue reading End Period Stigma: a stop motion animation by young artist Poppy

The masks we wear: a short film by young artist Olivia

Young artist Olivia created this short film during our City as Studio online film-making residency in February 2021. Over the course of the residency, the group of young people aged between 16 and 19 explored DIY film and music-making techniques to create work about the issues they care about. Olivia shares her experience of the… Continue reading The masks we wear: a short film by young artist Olivia

Hopeful film-making by young artist Kezia

Kezia took part in our City as Studio online film-making residency for ages 16-19 in February 2021 and produced two films across the week. The group were encouraged to work with DIY film-making and music-making techniques as ways to explore the issues that matter most to them. Words and films by Kezia I enjoyed making… Continue reading Hopeful film-making by young artist Kezia

DIY film and sound-making: young artist Rhianna shares what she learned during our April film-making residency

Rhianna took part in our City as Studio online film-making residency for ages 16-19 in April 2021. The young artists were encouraged to work with DIY film-making and music-making techniques as ways to explore the issues that matter most to them. Rhianna shares her experience of the residency and finding out more about working in… Continue reading DIY film and sound-making: young artist Rhianna shares what she learned during our April film-making residency