Digheb is a film - making programme for young people between the ages of 14 and 24.
Young people are supported to make their own films through all processes by professional practitioners. Digiheb films are made entirely by the young people attending the workshops.
The 2017-2019 project will meet at An Lanntair Arts Centre in Stornoway and will start in mid April 2017.
Young people are able to join Digiheb at any point in the programme. The workshops deliver film making techniques using broadcast standard equipment. A variety of cameras are used ranging from Sony ZR to Go-Pro and work covers Photography, Storyboarding, Script writing, Acting for camera, Camera operation, Sound, Lighting, Editing, Directing, Production and floor management.
Various film genres are developed at Digiheb including drama, documentary and animation. Young people are encouraged to develop their own film ideas and work together on developing these film projects towards production.
The workshops provide a wide variety of art form training through practical experience. The young people do everything required to make the films. The aim is to empower participants by building their confidence and extending their creativity
Films made by the group are showcased annually at An Lanntair Arts Centre in Stornoway. The completed films go on to be entered in Young People's Film Festivals and presented online via the Rural Nations Vimeo pages. Young people who wish to go on to study film, media or drama can use their Digiheb films as part of their College and University entrance portfolios
Digiheb tutors have considerable experience of developing professional film and arts projects in rural settings.
The recent 2015/2016 Digiheb group were working on a comedy short Mosquito Blast which was set in Stornoway town centre.
For information call : 01851 700475
Participation in Digiheb is free.
Digiheb 2017-2019 Funded by: