Education Event 2014

Following the success of our first Education Day as part of the Insight Festival weekend in March 2013, Insight held a second successful education event for local schools in Manchester, England in February 2014.

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Insight Education Event

Date: Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Time: 10.00 am–3.30 pm

Venue:  Z-arts Centre in Hulme (address: 335 Stretford Road, Hulme, Manchester M15 5ZA,UK)

The event also included the only public showcase on a big screen of the winning entries of the Insight School Film Competition and an Award Ceremony.

Print a hard copy of the full details of the event by downloading the PDF below:
Free Education Event for 14-19 year olds

Cost to take part

This event was free!


The event was for teachers and their students, aged 14-19, from all schools and colleges in Greater Manchester.

The event was suitable for teachers and students from these subject areas: media studies, film studies, RE, citizenship, history, English, drama, and art.

The event was open to all; it was not an event solely for those students who entered the Young Filmmakers Competition.

Content of the day

➤ A showcase of short films by international filmmakers, from recent Insight Film Festivals;
➤ Discussions about filmmaking with a panel of BBC production experts and Q&A sessions to analyse and review the Insight films;
➤ Technical filmmaking workshops with mentors from the University of Manchester Screen Studies Department and from the BBC (e.g. Willis McBriar, a senior BBC staff trainer, took a workshop on editing skills using cheap and simple equipment);
➤ Interviews with filmmaking professionals (including Michelle Bailey, winner of the Insight Young Filmmaker’s Award at the 4th Insight Film Festival);
➤ Screenings of the winning entries from the inaugural Insight Young Filmmakers Competition;
➤ Award ceremony for the Insight Young Filmmakers Competition.


The booking form had to be returned by Friday, 30 January 2014 in one of the following ways:

By post: Insight Film Festival, Z-Arts, 335 Stretford Road, Hulme, Manchester M15 5ZA

By email:

And finally… please note

This was a whole-day event. We did not taking bookings for half-day attendance.

Students and teachers needed to bring their own lunch and refreshments.

All films shown at the event were rated by the Insight Festival Board as being age-appropriate viewing for young people aged 14 and above.

For further information about the event, please contact: