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Clapperboard UK are proud to announce our shortlisting as a finalist in the Creative Careers Champion Award @ the North West Educational Awards 2018.

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The cast and crew screening of ‘The Be All and End All’ was a major success and thanks to everyone who attended. Keep your eyes peeled for the next one.

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Personalities from stage and screen attended a prestigious Clapperboard Awards Ceremony which celebrates the achievements of young creative talent from across Merseyside.

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LIVERPOOL ICON AND AWARD WINNING ACTRESS ALISON STEADMAN  TO SUPPORT AND ATTEND CLAPPERBOARD’S AWARD CEREMONY 

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Clapperboard UK is delighted to announce that producers of HOLLYOAKS, Lime Pictures, is supporting Clapperboard’s 2016-17 Mental Health and Autistic Film Projects.

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Each year, we hold the Clapperboard Awards Ceremony, a high profile special event where we premiere our short film’s and celebrate the work of our students.

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Clapperboard Presents… a Clapperboard Youth Project Fundraiser In partnership with Liverpool Pride and picturehouse@fact award winning feature film CAROL Followed by a screening of Clapperboard short WHAT SIDE ARE YOU ON? In memory of the late Liverpool BAFTA Award winning writer Arthur Ellison Followed by a Q & A with Liverpool actor Kieron Bimpson, Chaired […]

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The annual Clapperboard Awards were held recently and showcased yet another strong crop of talent. Congratulations to all of our award winners, and to everyone else who was nominated and took part. The standard of skill and creativity among our young collaborators was as high as ever.   Our winners were:   Best Presenter To […]

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Clapperboard UK in association with Apple Corp UK, Liverpool Film Office, National Museums Liverpool Presented THE LIVERPOOL CHARITY SCREENING OF FERRY CROSS THE MERSEY In commemoration of the film’s 50th anniversary Sponsored by Castlewood Property   Maureen with Gerry Marsden and actor Andrew Lancel (Coronation Street). Colin and Josh with Gerry Marsden Gerry Marsden with members of […]

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Maureen Sinclair Director of Clapperboard UK is delighted to announce an exciting new collaboration between Clapperboard and Mersey Care NHS Trust.

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Clapperboard UK in association with Apple Corp UK, Liverpool Film Office, National Museums Liverpool Presents THE LIVERPOOL CHARITY SCREENING of FERRY CROSS THE MERSEY.

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Frank Cottrell Boyce to open the great northern creative festival Award winning author and screen writer joins list of industry professionals at April’s event. We are pleased to announce The Great Northern Creative Festival is coming to UCLan 22nd April – 25th April in partnership with Northern Rail. This 4 day event will showcase the […]

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Maureen Sinclair Director of Clapperboard UK is delighted to announce an exciting new collaboration between Clapperboard and Mersey Care NHS Trust. This innovative joint venture aims to help all those suffering from and working with mental health issues to tell their stories through a short film-making project. In partnership with Clapperboard, the new film-making group […]

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We are very happy to announce that Clapperboard has been nominated for the Liverpool Echo Pride of Merseyside Checkatrade Community Event award. This award honours some of the region’s best cultural events that aim to bring communities together through arts, performance and social activities. The nominees are Liverpool Carnival Company, Clapperboard Awards and Three Week Socials. And […]

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Maureen Sinclair and Kim Cattrall collected the Arts Award on behalf of Liverpool Film Director Brian Percival (Downton Abbey, The Book Thief). Liverpool’s BAFTA-Award Winning Director Brian Percival (DOWNTON ABBEY, THE BOOK THIEF)  was given an award for Best Director at the Echo Pride of Merseyside Awards. Brian sadly couldn’t attend, but he asked Clapperboard director Maureeen […]

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The annual Clapperboard Awards were held in October.

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  Clapperboard would like to issue a huge thank you to Brian Percival along with all who attended and participated in Clapperboard’s screening of The Book Thief on Tuesday 25th February. The evening was a fantastic success with the Fact@picturehouse at full capacity for the premiere of the film followed by a lively and insightful […]

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Liverpool Live TV recently attended our special Clapperboard screening of ‘The Book Thief’ Liverpool Live TV’s Riana Burton was there to talk to EMMY and BAFTA Award Winning and Liverpool lad, Brian Percival. In the video, Brian talks to Riana about the making of the film and tales us some stories from the set. Brian […]

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Clapperboard UK are delighted to be hosting a screening of Brian Percival’s new feature film The Book Thief at the Picturehouse at Fact. Directed by award winning director, Brian Percival (About a Girl, Much Ado About Nothing, North and South, Downton Abbey), The Book Thief is based on the beloved international bestselling novel, written by Markus Zusak and tells […]

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St Helen’s actor, writer and comedian Johnny Vegas kindly obliged Clapperboard UK’s invitation to join a conversation in the Epstein Theatre Liverpool.

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Liverpool Live TV were invited by Clapperboard UK to attend their Youth Project Fundraiser, a night in conversation with John Barnes interviewed by another Clapperboard UK supporter, writer Kevin Sampson. Ben Osu grabs five minutes with John Barnes to ask about what to expect from the night and some issues concerning racism in football and […]

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  The 2013 Clapperboard awards were held on Monday 28th October at the Lowry, Salford Quays. The evening was a celebration of the hard-work and creative efforts from young people from across the North West, as well as their teachers and project leaders.   The Clapperboard Youth Project seeks to engage with young people and encourage them […]

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Tickets Clapperboard fundraiser.. BECOMING JOHNNY VEGAS, Epstein Theatre, Saturday December 7th 7.30pm.   An evening with the very talented comedian, writer and actor – Mr Johnny Vegas.   Tickets are only £20 – including a signed copy of Johnny's new acclaimed memoir, £12.50 without PLUS a complimentary food and drink at Ma Egertons after the […]

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Congratulations are in order for the pupils of The Academy of St Francis of Assisi, as their film 'Fakebook' has been selected for screening at Thurrock International Film Festival. The festival takes place between the 23rd and 28th of September, and if you want to go along then tickets and information are available on the […]

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Burnley actor Jessica Forrest (Leanne in Channel 4’s Hollyoaks), surprised pupils from Liverpool and Salford schools when she turned up at BBC MediaCity to participate in a creative workshop with the young pupils, aged between 12-16, who are making this year’s Clapperboard short films on the issues of Hate Crime, Identity, Sexual Health and Wellbeing, […]

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Clapperboard Presents… In partnership with Picturehouse@Fact An evening with ALEXEI SAYLE Fundraiser Monday 22 APRIL 2013,  Picturehouse@fact, 88 Wood Street, L1 4DQ Liverpool legend Alexei Sayle’s varied career spans work as comic, novelist, actor and columnist. Clapperboard UK was delighted to host the Q&A evening with Alexei with Chair, Roger Shannon, Professor of Film in […]

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    Coming soon.. 10 THINGS TO KEEP YOU SAFE – 10 minute short in collaboration with Merseyside Police, Fazakerly Disability Group and COPS project.   Other exciting projects in development…   Two Changing Cities – 10 minute documentary by young people from Salford and Liverpool on                    identity […]

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WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT? has won 'Best Community Film' at the Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival in Belfast last week.  It was also selected and screened at the Co-Op film festival back in early November.  The film was created by Pinewood Training based in Liverpool. Well done to everyone involved. Whats it all about? Is […]

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Clapperboard successfully hosted their 2012 annual awards ceremony in September. The Clapperboard Awards 2012 celebrated the hard work done by all of the young people, volunteers, agencies and staff involved with the Clapperboard project – as well as the best films, actors, costumes and direction. Here are some photos from the evening's festivities.

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Merseyside actor Mark Womack will head home for a charity screening of Ken Loach's feature film Route Irish.  He is among cast members who will be in attendance when the Liverpool-made Iraq war film is shown at Picturehouse at FACT later this month.  Mark, who plays ex-SAS soldier Fergus, said "it is a real privilege […]

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Small Creatures is the story of a group of three young friends from Liverpool who are finding it increasingly difficult to hide the cracks in their friendships. Bay TV went to the special cast and crew screening of the film arranged at FACT by Clapperboard UK, and had a chat with award winning director Martin […]

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  As part of the acclaimed Clapperboard Presents series, Liverpool actor Scot Williams made a personal appearance at a special big screen showing of the 1994 Beatles bio-pic Backbeat in which Scot played Pete Best. Clapperboard, which is its eight year of working with young film-makers, hosted the event at FACT in Fleet Street, in […]

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  Clapperboard Presents an interview with Liverpool actor Tony Maudsley As part of the Clapperboard Presents series of events at FACT, actor Tony Maudsley attended a special screening of "A Life for a Life", in which he starred. The harrowing 1994 docudrama tells the true story of Ivan Kiszko (Maudsley), a man wrongfully convicted of […]

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Clapperboard Presents held a special fundraising screening of Dockers on Monday 16 April 2012 @ Picturehouse FACT Liverpool. Award winning producer Sally Hibbin and acclaimed Liverpool writer Jimmy McGovern were in attendance.   [slideshow]

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LIVERPOOL actor Stephen Graham took time out from filming his latest movie to show young film-makers around the set. The Boardwalk Empire star introduced the teenagers to his Blood co-star Paul Bettany and director Nick Murphy. Stephen, who plays Al Capone in the HBO series, organised the visit after he became a patron of the […]

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Clapperboard Presents held a special fundraising screening of UK film Best Laid Plans on Monday 19th March.   The screening was held at Picturehouse @ Fact Liverpool. In attendance were acclaimed Liverpool actor Stephen Graham and Salford's writer and producer Chris Green.   Thanks to Andy Teebay for the photos.   The event was also covered […]

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Clapperboard Youth Project short film These Streets has been selected for a screening on Saturday 3 March at the Young Programmers Awards Film Festival in Preston, Lancashire.

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The Clapperboard short Chain of Events has won the Exposure Film Fest best short award.     The Underexposed film festival is a short film showcase run by the Cornerhouse, Manchester. It is dedicated to North West based filmmakers aged 14 -18 years of age. ClapperboardUK short Chain of Events was amongst a number of films […]

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Dave Hughes and Kevin Sampson attended a special Clapperboard Presents screening of their film AwayDays at PictureHouse@Fact on Monday 20th February 2012. The two men also participated in a Question and Answer session with the audience after the screening. All money raised from the fundraiser is used to further the many charitable projects of ClapperboardUK. Photos from the screening […]

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Local director Martin Wallace's debut film Small Creatures made quite an impact at last Sunday's fundraiser for Clapperboard. From left: Martin Wallace (Director), Michael Coventry ('Coggie'), Tom Pauline ('Ste'), Paul Bamford ('Macca')

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For Hire: ClapperboardUK Digital Film Making Kit available to all youth, community groups and activists with something to say! The kit includes: ■ Panasonic Lumix DMC GH2 DSLR with VSO14140 Lens. ■ 2 Flip HD cameras with mini flexi tripod ■ ZOOM H4N Handy Recorder ■ Manfrotto Tripod and 3way Steadycam ■ Blue Screen + […]

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BACKBEAT  with Liverpool actor Scot Williams (Pete Best) Monday 14 November 2011 6.45pm (Running Time 100 mins) Picturehouse@fact, 88 Wood Street, L1 4DQ   Made in 1994, Backbeat chronicles the early days of The Beatles journey from Liverpool to Hamburg, Germany. The film is based on interviews conducted by the writer/director Iain Softley with Astrid Kirchherr and […]

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  OLDHAM College student James Thompson won the best director title at a star-studded ceremony for young filmmakers.   The 19-year-old from Heywood picked up the gong at the Clapperboard Awards ceremony at The Lowry, Salford Quays, for the short film Chain of Events. Benidorm actor Crissy Rock hosted the event which celebrated the achievements […]

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Personalities from Stage and Screen attended this week’s prestigious Clapperboard Awards Ceremony, which was held at The Lowry, Salford Quays. The annual ceremony celebrates the achievements of young filmmakers from all over the North West and the Midlands, the evening attracted a whole host of celebrities endorsing this great project who all arrived at the […]

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Broadgreen International school girls and Clapperboard uk have been researching the potential dangers of alcohol use. For more information on the dangers of alcohol visit www.addaction.org.uk. You can sign up for 'safety' alerts by text or email now. Please enter your name: Please enter your email address: Please enter your mobile number:

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