Category Archives: DYH 2014

25 March 2014

The Next Generation video

The Next Generation video Graeae Theatre working with Immediate Theatre have produced a short video as part of their taking part in DYH 2014. A local school teacher said: “Fantastic teamwork amongst the performers. I’m amazed at how hard these actors must have worked!”

5 March 2014

World Book Day trailers released

Landsky worked with 12 Hackney teenagers to make complementary video trailers for books released on World Book Day (6 March). The DYH2014 project was an opportunity to get young people excited about stories and reading, with free books available. The 3-day film-making project was designed for 13 to 16 year…

13 February 2014

C-12 Dance Theatre release new East London dance film

C-12 Dance Theatre new film, East Side Story, celebrates Hackney and Hackney’s young people. Adam Towndrow, who came up with the concept for the dance film, contacted Rudimental’s record label who were more than happy to support this project and donated a track of their choosing. East Side…

8 February 2014

Alter Ego winners

Fab night at the Hackney Empire and launch of DYH at the Alter Ego talent show. And the winners are… 1st place Di-Andre, 2nd place Warren and 3rd place (joint) Kagan/Young Brasscals. Some of the tweets: from Alter Ego judge Matt Henry: “Great time judging Alter ego last…

8 February 2014

Hackney Live returns

Hackney Live is returning in February with a feast of acrobatics, dance and theatre – shaped and directed by audiences via social media. The interactive event, supported by Arts Council England, brings together three top companies for exclusive live-streamed performances that will showcase the online creativity of budding artistic directors…

7 February 2014

Leading children’s author’s run workshops

The Tales from Page to Screen film-making project running from 17-19 February has announced two leading children’s authors will be involved. Jim Smith will be talking about his humourous tale about Barry Loser: I am a nit a loser, and Sarah Lean will talk about her new book…

7 February 2014

Rising Tide confirm demos by leading music equipment companies

The Hit Factory event hosted by Rising Tide have confirmed top names from the music equipment industry will be running demonstration workshops on Monday 17 February. Focusrite, Rode microphones, KRK, Ableton, Univeral Audio, Genelec and Avid have all pledged their support for the event. More information here.

7 February 2014

Rudimental’s record company rate East Side Story

Rudimental donated a track to C-12 Dance Theatre’s new dance film, East Side Story. After watching the short film, Jack from the group’s record label, Black Butter Records said: “Really impressive! As well as the choreography we love the editing and creative use of camera angles. Great energy…

31 January 2014

DYH podcasts from Hit or Miss Radio

DYH has teamed up with Hit or Miss Radio to produce fun and informative podcasts to learn more about this year’s festival.   The show is presented by Ele and Guen at Hit or Miss Radio, broadcasting from the Arcola Theatre. The lively presenters interview those behind this year’s…

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