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Team Spotlight: Meet Kate, Head of Sparks Film School St Albans

Kate Klevit, Head of Sparks Film School in St Albans

This month, as part of our Team Spotlight regular feature, we met with Head of Sparks Film School in St Albans, Kate Klevit. Kate shares the role with partner Elliot and together they run Sparks in St Albans, where they help lots of young filmmakers to hone their skills, develop their creativity, build confidence and … Read more

Sparks Film of the Month: November 2023

Film of the Month | Sparks Film School

November 2023’s Film of the Month Award The Sparks Film School’s Film of the Month Award celebrates a film production made by film crew members taking part in Sparks Film School courses. Or young film crews work incredibly hard to produce their own film productions, where they work collaboratively to make a film that expresses … Read more

Introducing: True Colours

True Colours: New Theme for Spring Term at Sparks Filmmaking Classes

As part of our term time filmmaking classes at Sparks Film School, we introduce a brand new theme every term. The termly theme offers new inspiration and opportunities for creativity. It’s also an educational gateway for us to introduce new specific filmmaking techniques to our classes, so that every term, our film students are continuing … Read more

Sparks Film of the Month: Discover the Winner, October 2023

Film of the Month | Sparks Film School

October 2023’s Film of the Month Award Each month, Sparks Film School’s Film of the Month Award celebrates a film production from one of our talented, imaginative and dedicated film crews. The Film of the Month Award shines a celebratory spotlight on a student production, which has been made by Sparks Film School students. Our … Read more

Meet Miro, Sparks Film School Alumni and Independent Filmmaker

Meet Miro, Sparks Film School alumnus and independent filmmaker. Miro on location with members of his crew.

Independent filmmaker Miro Alleyne McCarthy is one of our Sparks Film School alumni. We sat down with Miro to find out more about his journey as a young filmmaker and his time with Sparks Film School. Hi Miro! What filmmaking projects have you been working on recently?  Quite a lot! On IMDB, I have three … Read more

Sparks Film School Students Selected at Little Venice Film Festival

Sparks Film School students selected for the Little Venice Film Festival

In even more film festival success this week, young film students from Sparks Film Schools took part in the Little Venice Film Festival. Young filmmakers from Sparks Film Schools in Balham, Highgate and from Sparks Communities CIC had their work selected for inclusion in the 2023 screening programme. The films How Do You Feel? by … Read more

Sparks Filmmakers Win at CIFFOW 2023

Sparks Film Schools win at CIFFOW 2023

Young filmmakers from Sparks Film Schools are celebrating another year of success at the Children’s International Film Festival of Wales! We’re delighted to share our congratulations with young film students from Sparks Film Schools in Hove and in Guildford, as well as to filmmakers from Sparks Film School Teesside & North Yorkshire. Film productions by … Read more

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