Sound Design Q & A with Dan K

Interested in sound for film?   In this Q&A video, Sparks Instructor Dan K is answering Sparks movie makers’ questions all about sound design. Dan is a professional sound designer for film and TV. As an instructor for Sparks, he’s always...
Happy World Book Day

Happy World Book Day

Happy World Book Day! Here at Sparks, we’re big believers in the value of storytelling. We love World Book Day.   One of the things we love most is the opportunity for children to immerse themselves in their favourite stories. It helps to feel close to favourite...
Complete the Lockdown Photo Challenge

Complete the Lockdown Photo Challenge

Phew – Lockdown 2 is Over! If you’ve been following our social media posts, then you’ll know we’ve been running a creative Photo Challenge for the last four weeks. Each day we’ve posted a quick photo brief. Each one offers some...
Movie Making Projects: Jump Scares

Movie Making Projects: Jump Scares

Create a Jump Scare If you’re looking for fun half term or Halloween activities, we have a great new filmmaking project to try out. Below, we’re exploring a favourite workshop technique… jump scares! Ideal for horror movie making, or just for fun,...