What We Do
Lighthouse is a digital culture agency based in Brighton. We support, commission and exhibit work by artists and filmmakers.
Lighthouse creates vibrant, inspirational programmes that show how important artists and filmmakers are in a changing media landscape.
We work with digital art and moving image, which we present in our own venue in Brighton and beyond, nationally and internationally. By supporting artists and filmmakers, through commissioning, exhibition and professional development, we demonstrate that digital culture is about more than technology and tools; it is about ideas, emotion, learning, and aesthetics.
In the past 18 months, we have presented or co-produced solo shows by David Blandy, The Otolith Group, Kutlug Ataman, Semiconductor, Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, Lynette Wallworth, and Trevor Paglen.
We have also shown work by Blast Theory, Invisible Flock, Rafael Lozano Hemmer and over two dozen other artists.
Lighthouse manages the high-level production scheme, BFI Shorts 2012, in collaboration with the British Film Institute, which will enable a series of major new short films to be produced over the next year.
Lighthouse also runs the UK’s leading mentoring programme for filmmakers – Guiding Lights – which supports rising film talent by connecting them with some of the industry’s greatest names, including Sam Mendes, Alex Garland, Kenneth Branagh and Barbara Broccoli.
Lighthouse is a vibrant venue for events in central Brighton. As well as hosting our own events, we provide spaces for commercial hire.
If you’d like to know more about what we do, or our venue in Brighton, get in touch.
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