10 March – 21 April, 2007

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The DIY media scene is booming. From web- to podcasts to Youtube – we are all becoming broadcasters. Peacock’s internet TV channel, 3sixty-tv, throws its doors wide open for ViewFinder, a season of workshops, discussions and screenings to explore this phenomenon. So get involved, find out what 3sixty-tv is about and join the crew!

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Events

  • Fri 9 March 6.30-8.30pm: Launch night with live audio and visual performances from Bill Thompson and Guests
  • Wed 14 March, 6-8.30pm: Docspace presents: Stolen (winner best documentary New York & Avignon Film Festivals). The film is simultaneously screened at Peacock and at six other Scottish venues, followed by an interactive Q&A with director Rebecca Dreyfuss. In conjunction with Edinburgh College of Art, Scottish Documentary Institute and Scottish Screen.
  • Wed 21 March, 6pm: Film screening: Network An Oscar-winning Peter Finch gives the performance of a lifetime in this merciless TV satire. An angry and ironical kick in the eye, Network’s grim humour and informed attack are as sharp now as they were in 1976. Location: Belmont Picturehouse. For tickets phone: 01224-343534
  • Tues 27 March 6-7pm: Screening of short films by independent local filmmakers. Location: the Belmont Picturehouse. For tickets phone: 01224-343534
  • Wed 28 March 6.30-8.30pm: ViewFinder’s independent filmmakers night. The North East’s International award winning filmmakers Lee Hutcheon and David Sheret, along with Scott Graham, Geraldine Heaney and Shaun Hughes come together to tell you all about the methods of making a film on a no/low budget and the highs and lows of filming in the North East. This is a must for any aspiring Directors!
  • Sun 8 April 6-7pm: Visit Dungavel: Monster of the Glen. A film by Camcorder Guerillas, narrated by Elaine C. Smith, Scotland 2004 (20 min) about what it is like to be a refugee locked up in Dungavel, Scotland’s only detention centre. Camcorder Guerillas is a Glasgow-based voluntary collective of independent, radical filmmakers, activists and artists. The film will be introduced by members of the collective. Location: Belmont Picturehouse. For tickets phone: 01224-343534.
  • CANCELLED = Sat 7 April, 6.30-8.30pm: David and Goliath. Mainstream media meets the independent alternative in a lively discussion.
  • Wed 18 April, 6.30-8.30pm: Global Exposure. How a new generation of creatives are getting themselves heard. The panel will include two of the leading lights making big ripples in this overcrowded territory: Paul Spensley (www.fcum.tv & www.letsgoglobal.tv) and Dougal Perman (www.radiomagnetic.com)

The discussions will be directly related to the practical work of 3sixty-tv, with lots of hands-on technical experience and plenty of room to talk back and feature your ideas!

Workshops for kids and young people

  • Sat 10 March and Wed 4 April, 2-5pm: Stop Motion Animation – ages 8-14
  • Sat 17 March, 2-5pm and Tues 10 April, 2-5pm:Podcasting Workshop – ages 14+up Basic computer skills recommended
  • Sat 31 March, 2-5pm and Fri 13 April, 2-5pm: 2D Computer Animation – ages 12-18 Basic computer skills recommended
  • Sat 14 April, 2-5pm and Fri 6 April, 2-5pm: An Introduction to Editing – ages 12-18 Basic computer skills recommended

All workshops are free, so sign up NOW to ensure your placement! For information on the workshops please contact us on 01224-639539 or email adam@peacockvisualarts.co.uk

For more information on 360tv please visit: www.threesixtytv.com

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