Signature Pictures Academy CIC is an award-winning social enterprise film production company working across training, fiction and branded content.
Partnered with Jobcentre Plus, the Prince’s Trust and a range of charities nationally, we provide training and work experience opportunities to unemployed and at-risk people in every department of our film productions.
To date, the team have trained over 400 people in all aspects of film production, producing 20 fiction films and over 1,200 pieces of branded content. All trainees have been from low socio-economic backgrounds and over 60% have been Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic. 100% would recommend the training to others.
The fiction films produced as part of our training have played at film festivals across the world, from Palm Springs to Tirana by way of Berlinale. They have premiered at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, been long-listed by BAFTA and won awards at the Critic’s Circle, HBO Short Film Competition and Cornish Film Festival. Press coverage has included set visits by ITV; features in Dazed & Confused and news articles from The Independent and Screen International.
Our branded content teams work spans broadcast commercials, animation, event coverage, profiles, social media campaigns, walkthroughs, and much more. With clients that include Ticketmaster, Sodexo, National Theatre, Royal Academy of Arts, Faber & Faber and Greenpeace. All of the proceeds from every commercial project go directly into Signature Pictures Academy.