Screen South are proud to annouce the first round of New Creatives which have been selected for broadcast and online via the BBC. See below for information on the scheme and to find out where you can watch and listen to all the content created for New Creatives across the Country.
As more of our Films, Audio and Interactive pieces are picked up, we will add to this page, so keep an eye out for the latest information.
Where can I watch and listen to the New Creatives pieces created under the Screen South Network Centre?
You think you know a place, but our cities are built on an array of stories and experiences. Six distinct people share insights into their lives around a world-famous city, known for it’s ‘town and gown’ divide!
Mocha Love is a modern R&B Opera, inspired by the countless stories of struggling artists balancing working full time jobs and being creative in their spare time. The story revolves around Spike, a singer/songwriter who works in a café.
The Bittern line, an immersive audio journey across Norfolk, the train, weaving along the coast moves between listening to the stories of people who live and work along the line and the sounds of the wildlife in the area.
With the internet gone for just 1 day, a journalist explores the various perspectives of the generation most effected by its disappearance, and how their lives changed for better and for worse.
Through a series of binaural recordings, interviews and musical composition, sound artist Frazer Merrick explores the infectious energy of Walton Pier in north Essex
A young woman finds herself being interrogated by a familiar person she knows too well. A CONVERSATION WITH MY ENEMY looks at one of the most common issues we face in our day-to-day lives. With us being our own worst enemy.
We follow an ageing director as she makes her final film; one delving into her past. Face to face with the embodiment of her younger self, the line between her present reality and the film’s blur.
As climate change threatens our future, how do we come to terms with the end of our existence? When the Tides Went Down is a short animation exploring our different responses to these turbulent times.
What would happen if the ‘The Internet Of Things’ came alive? Probably not a lot. IT’S NOT THE END OF THE WORLD is a comedy of error… messages. Detailing the failed attempt of artificial intelligence trying to take over the world.
Amber takes a selfie, but finds living with her ‘perfect’ pout not to be her #bestlife. Selfie Stick is a colourful, comical and surreal look at the modern age defined by social media, beauty and the selfie.
Are we living a modern lie? In this extravagant satire, a mysterious carnival master walks us through the problems of our modern society, questioning the dangerous future we are building around us.
A personal look at questions of identity, at a time where migration, political isolation and reclaiming history are hot topics. Is it important to look to your own past in order to better respond to wider issues present today?
The thin line between reality and imagination merges for Andrea, a young moderator at a social media company, as she reaches a psychological breaking point at work.
Previous Broadcast Programmes
Actor, writer and producer Chizzy Akudolu presents a collection of dramatic short films from the best of new British film-makers. Reflecting modern Britain, subjects range from speed dating, the climate emergency and school friendships to spotting UFOs.
First aired on BBC Four Monday 8th January 21, you can catch the programme on BBC Iplayer here
Gemma Cairney is your guide on a sonic journey through experimental music, soundscapes, spoken word and documentary from exciting, fresh and emerging British artists.
First aired on BBC Radio 6 Monday 14th December, you can catch the programme on BBC Sounds here
Acclaimed dancer Carlos Acosta introduces a new generation of film makers who use b-boying, ballet and contemporary dance to tell their stories. Subjects range from dancing in a bingo hall, acid attacks, body image and wellbeing and the mystical world of baby eels. Each is a remarkable fusion of dance and film.
First aired on BBC Four Wednesday 27th May 20, you can catch the programme on BBC iPlayer here
Plunge into exciting, strange and beautiful animated worlds with Radio 1 film critic Ali Plumb as he celebrates the new breed of animators whose short films include malicious toasters, cheeky Glaswegian pigeons, job-haunting ghosts and incredibly smelly fungi.
First aired on BBC Four Sunday 26th April 20, you can catch the programme on BBC iPlayer here
Celebrating the next generation of female filmmakers, these short films from BBC Introducing Arts are all made by women. Presented by Janina Ramirez, these talented, emerging artists use comedy, drama and dance to tell stories from a contemporary female perspective.
First aired on BBC Four Sunday 5th March 20, you can catch the programme on BBC iPlayer here
Janina Ramirez presents a screengrab of inspiring, beautiful and urgent stories from emerging and established film-makers with their interpretations of life's big topics.
First aired on BBC Four Sunday 24th November 19, you can catch the programme on BBC iPlayer
Poet Lemn Sissay presents a selection of short, vibrant films from a new generation of artists who are inspired by poetry and the spoken word.
First aired on BBC Four Sunday 9th September 19, you can catch the programme on BBC iPlayer here
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Where can I watch and listen to all the New Creatives pieces created across the country?
New Creatives Online
Innovative new short films, audio and interactive works from young artists