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Watch: The video everyone’s talking about, ‘Happy’ in sign language!

August 29, 2014


It’s the video that’s gone viral and is being added to more news sites on a daily basis – the signed version of Pharrell Williams’s song ‘Happy’, which was made by a group of Deaf Campers at the Deaf Film Camp 2014. It even features a Deaf Brit – Bim Ajadi, who has made a […]

Ted Evans: Come along to Shuffle Festival on Sunday and watch Together, a forgotten classic about two Deaf men

July 29, 2014


Naturally I’m always interested when deaf people are portrayed in films, I personally seek them out for my development project where I am looking at the portrayal of deaf characters in film and how sign language is captured. So if I hear I about a certain film, I have to see it and that is […]

Diary of a Deaf Filmmaker, Month One: Can I actually do this, or not?

July 9, 2014


Some of you might know that in the month of May, the Gods of Deaf film-making smiled upon me and I won something called the Ben Steiner Bursary. I wrote about it here and everything. Well, you lucky devils/poor unfortunate souls (delete where appropriate), now I have decided to track my progress in a delightful/dreadful […]

Watch: A Western Ted Evans made on a Sunday afternoon about the outlaw Deaf Charley Hanks

February 11, 2014


It is a dream of mine to make a Western one day. I used to love watching them on TV as a kid, even without subtitles because the way they were filmed and the simplistic story lines that they had were often easy to follow.  I’m naturally also interested in deaf history; I find it […]

Teresa Garratty: My 10 New Year’s resolutions… in February!

February 3, 2014


It’s February, which means that a lot of people who tried to follow their new year’s resolutions in January have probably given up by now. So my trick is to start my resolutions in February, to give me a better chance of continuing them! Personally, I’ve been racking my brain to come up with some ideas […]

Watch: A Deafeeeeee’s dream

June 26, 2013


Last October, film director Ted Evans and writer Charlie Swinbourne came to Peterborough and meet the members of the Peterborough and District Deaf Children’s Society (PDDCS) and tell them all about how they got involved in writing and film making. We booked a small cinema for Ted and Charlie to show off some of their work […]

Ted Evans talks about Deaf filmmaking ahead of this weekend’s premiere of his new film, Retreat!

May 14, 2013


Award-winning filmmaker Ted Evans has had an incredible two years. It began when his thought-provoking film, The End, was premiered at Deaffest in 2011 and then went on to win awards at film festivals around the world. Ted also co-directed a ten-minute film for the opening ceremony of the London Paralympic games and then began […]