Courses, training and conferences for teachers. It’s OK but not particularly exceptional and I doubt that many children were particularly gripped by the subject. Future learning and skills — giving everyone the opportunity to build a lifelong relationship with film. Teaching film, TV and media studies. I do remember seeing something where some youngsters got the credit for cameraman, lighting etc. Back to the top.
Search for Lottery awards. Contact Us Britmovie Archive Top. Become a BFI Patron. Press releases and media enquiries. Please give what you can. Latest from the BFI Latest news, features and opinion. I’ve recently been able to view a few of the CFU Colin Finbow films from a VHS source and some of them are quite good, considering they were made on such a low budget and with children handling the cinematography and sound.
The quality of the writing, the filming, the acting Steve The only one I’ve seen is A Swarm in May which is a fairly stolid adaptation of one of William Mayne’s choir school novels, wth Jack May and Frank Middlemass as the masters.
I do remember seeing something where daptain youngsters got the credit for cameraman, lighting etc. Your post is a revelation.
Back to the top. I recall it had one young gang member who’d bitten flim someone’s thumb, and had a typically bleak ending. Good to see stills from the unreleased Something Wicked! Read industry research and statistics. Excellent news, barrule, about Watch Maker Films.
Given the limited budget, somewhere in the south of Captxin, I’d guess. And then again, some dialogue scenes are nice and clear.
Children’s Film Unit: Captain Stirrick () – Awayday ()
Distribution and exhibition funding. Who was behind them? Your National Lottery funded project. Seemingly filmed on location in Brighton, it’s about a boy who runs away from a care home with a little girl because the care home is closing due to government cuts and the girl doesn’t want to be fostered out.
Captain Stirrick is a film I couldn’t get into, mainly because it wasn’t my type of film and the east London accents were too indistinct to be heard properly. Archive content sales and licensing.
Daemon is catain well made supernatural thriller that holds the attention throughout. In all, a remarkable achievement from a production crew whose average age is twelve, highlighted by a warm performance from Susannah York who neither steals the show from the featured young performers nor from the young audiences it will undoubtedly entertain.
Gloomy and foreboding, this is a surprisingly somber look at the future. Yes, with the CFU output, kids actually did the technical stuff as well as the acting.
Mister Skeeter is much better and really good. The setting for this post-nuclear holocaust story is a bucolic valley where children till the soil because the adults are all dying off. Watch films on BFI Player. Read research data and market intelligence. Become a BFI Patron. Press releases and media enquiries. Main navigation for mobiles. Education captai at BFI Southbank.
Channel 4 used to show them – indeed they were obliged to. View Profile View Forum Posts. Production and development funding. Results 1 to 13 of Join Date Jan Posts 6, Liked 98 times I’ve recently been able to view a few of the CFU Colin Finbow films from a VHS source and some of them are quite good, considering they were made on such a low budget and with children handling the cinematography and sound. What was the quality like?
Captain Stirrick – Awayday There are numerous references, in the Forums, to the Children’s Film Foundation but no comparable attention to the Children’s Film Unit.