Saturday, November 12, 2005

Lights! Camera! Action!

LIGHTS! CAMERA! ACTION! – The Film Sessions at the Hayward Gallery

The Hayward Gallery is running a programme of film workshops for young people in response to its forthcoming programme of exhibitions. Participants do not need prior experience of filmmaking but must be enthusiastic, committed and available on all of the dates for the workshop they are interested in. The workshops are FREE and open to young people aged 14 – 18.
The selected young people on each workshop will be involved in all aspects of production from screenwriting, through performance and direction to post-production and editing.

A workshop leading to the production of a short film that looks at sexual metaphor in the movies. Led by Orville Jay Edwards, participants will look at sexual representation and consequently should be aged 16 – 18.
Workshop dates: Sat 19 - Sat 26 Nov 2005, 11am - 5pm

Universal Boarder
Skateboarding is an internationally popular sport and devoted skaters are as likely to remember their skateboard as their passport when they go on holiday. This workshop is aimed at skateboarders and will be led by filmmaker and skater Winstan Whitter, director of "Rollin' Thru The Decades". Workshop dates: Mon 9 Jan - Thurs 12 Jan, Mon 16 Jan - Thurs 19 Jan and Mon 23 - Thurs 26 Jan 2006,11am - 5pm (Suitable for ages 14 - 18)
If you are interested in getting involved with this project please e-mail with your contact details and date of birth. We will get back to you in the new year to confirm your place.

Winter Light
Filmmaker Mark Aitken will lead these workshops to coincide with the Hayward Gallery's exhibition of the fluorescent light installations of the American artist Dan Flavin… The participants will look at colour and light in film and will create a short drama that uses these techniques to heighten dramatic impact. (Ages 14 - 18)
Workshop dates: Sat 11 Feb - Fri 17 Feb 2006, 11am - 5pm

Participants will work with film company Davey Inc to create a short drama that responds to the influence of surrealism and music. This workshop is most suitable for young people aged 16 -18.
Workshop dates: Sat 18 Feb - Fri 24 Feb 2006, 11am - 5pm (there will be some follow on workshops in post production, dates t.b.c)

If you are interested in any of the above workshops please e-mail or call Polly on 07870 436399 and we will send you the relevant registration forms

Hayward Films at The London Children's Film Festival

Four films produced by the Hayward Gallery are screening at this year's London Children's Film Festival in the strand:
My London:New Short Films Made by 5-11s and 12-16s
The selected films are:
Extreme Travel Show
Take One

Lost In Flight

For more information visit:

Friday, October 21, 2005

Motion: The Urban Catwalk

The Hayward Gallery celebrates Black History Month with the production of the fashion and culture magazine; Motion: The Urban Catwalk
which looks at the influence of all things African on contemporary culture

The magazine was developed by young people from Lambeth during the summer and brings together new articles like, 'How To Booty Shake' with a look back at projects inspired by this Spring's Africa Remix show at The Hayward Gallery.

Copies of the magazine are available through Lambeth Libraries but if you are unable to find a copy drop us a line at and we'll send you a copy (whilst stocks last!)

Don't panic if you missed the Universal Tourist multi-media suite

If you didn't manage to get along to the Universal Tourist multi-media suite at the Hayward Gallery you can still send your film footage and holiday snaps directly to the filmmakers
For more information visit the website
and be a part of this unique project

Wednesday, September 07, 2005

Wanted! Entusiastic young people for filmmaking workshops

Camera! Light! Action!

Between October 2005 and March 2006 the Hayward Gallery will be making short films on a range of topics; from skate boarding to surrealism. We are looking for young people aged 13 - 18 to join us on these workshops where they will be involved in all aspects of production from script-writing to directing, performing to post-production. The participants will be working alongside industry professionals to see the film through from idea to screen.
The finished films will be screened at the National Film Theatre in Spring 2006

Participants do not need any experience but do need boundless enthusiasm.

If you are interested or would like to know more please send your contact details to Paul Green at the Hayward Gallery

Monday, July 25, 2005

The Universal Tourist - Capture Your Holiday Moments for the Hayward

Did the waiter write back?
Ever splashed out on a shell ornament?
Want two weeks on Mars?
Photograph your first Pina Colada?

The Hayward Gallery and award-winning filmmakers Chocolate Films are making a film that captures the essence of the tourist experience, be it a weekend in Blackpool or return flights to space. Share your magic moments, quirky souvenirs and travellers’ tales with us

Take a trip to the Hayward Gallery’s Universal Tourist multimedia studio between 08 - 22 Oct 2005 and we will copy your film, snaps and super 8, photograph your souvenirs, record your stories and let you try blue screen technology

You can send film and photographs direct to the filmmakers. For more information and a submission form visit or call 020 7978 2668

Participants will receive a £2 discount on tickets for the Hayward Gallery exhibition Universal Experience: Art, Life and the Tourist's Eye, 06 Oct - 11 Dec 2005 and an invitation to the première at the National Film Theatre on 10 Dec 2005

For information on Universal Experience go to:
Keep up to date with Hayward Gallery projects at:

The Universal Tourist is part of See Through, an education programme supported by The Paul Hamlyn Foundation