Browse our spring 2017 programmeread on →
Artist Lubaina Himid discusses her installation Naming the Money (2004) included her exhibition 'Navigation Charts' at Spike Island, Bristol.read on →
Browse a digital version of our Summer 2016 programme. Simply click to enlarge the brochure below and use the arrows to turn over a page. Download a pdf copy here. read on →
It's Volunteers' Week (1 to 12 June 2016) and we're celebrating the achievements of our fantastic volunteers here at Spike Islandread on →
A selection of our favourite Open Studios posts shared online by visitorsread on →
Wysing Arts Centre, Eastside Projects, New Contemporaries, S1 Artspace, Spike Island and Studio Voltaire, invite applications from artists for Syllabus II; an alternative peer-led learning programme in its second year that will support ten artists across ten months.read on →
Spike Island has received a Heritage Lottery Fund Sharing Heritage grant to celebrate the artists’ collective behind Spike Island.read on →
Dan Fox introduces his new book — a timely defence of pretentiousness as a necessity for innovation and diversity in our culture.read on →
Listen again to Brian Catling introducing his novel The Vorrh at Spike Island, as part of our Novel Writers series.read on →
Spike Island and the Centre for Moving Image Research are offering artists based in the South West production bursaries of £1000 for the creation of new moving image work.read on →
Alice Motard, Curator at Spike Island, has been appointed Chief Curator of CAPC musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux.read on →
Spike Island has been awarded an Arts Council England Capital grant for 2016/17.read on →
SHOP, a boutique motion design studio based in Spike Island, produced the visuals for Coldplay's half time set at the Super Bowlread on →
We are currently recruiting for a Technical Assistant internshipread on →
Visit us at the 6th edition of SUNDAY Art Fair from 14 to 18 October. We are presenting Spike Island artist editions and publications, alongside Focal Point Gallery, S1 Artspace and Wysing Arts Centre. SUNDAY Art Fair is London’s emerging art fair. It aims to support the young, emerging and most exciting artists and the galleries who are nurturing them at the early stages in their careers. You ... read on →
Hear a tour we gave to BBC Radio Bristol inside Reto Pulfer and Patrick Staff's exhibitions.read on →
Spike Film and Video are delighted to have worked with Ffotogallery on the AV design and installation for Helen Sear’s …the rest is smoke, Cymru yn Fenis/Wales in Venice at the 56th International Art Exhibition.read on →
'The programme features some of the best works by emerging artists from across the country' Steven Cairns, ICA Associate Curator of Artists’ Film and Moving Imageread on →
Calling The Shots (CTS) is to run a three-year project to nurture new talent in the south west. The new Random Acts Network, funded by the Arts Council England, will support young filmmakers of all backgrounds to create short films for Channel 4s Random Acts strand. Working with a broad range of partners, including Spike Film and Video and the Universities of Gloucester and Plymouth, ... read on →
New Edit Suite Facilities at Spike Island
Spike Film and Video have a newly installed edit suite available for dry hire or with an experienced editor to suit your project. We can provide advice on workflows and management of your project through post-production to exhibition delivery.
The 4K based edit suite runs Avid Media Composer, Adobe Creative Cloud, Final Cut Pro and Da Vinci Resolve, with broadcast HD Grading monitor, 4k Ultra-HD resolution display, 4K hardware input/outputs and Blackmagic broadcast quality scopes, meters and monitors. Control surfaces can be arranged if required.
This new facility provides somewhere suitable to test projects before delivery, for viewings with artists and clients or as a private meeting room with high end display and playback capabilities.
The edit suite complements our additional services which include the handling and delivery of a wide range of video formats for exhibition and distribution through our professional workstations running high end conversion and transcoding software.
Dry hire daily rate: £125
Day rates with operator/editor from £300
Spike Film and Video provides specialist exhibition, production and post-production services to the art and heritage sectors. Our experience, knowledge and resources enable us to deliver large-scale moving image installations and film and video productions. We have an extensive range of presentation equipment available for hire at low rates by artists and organisations.
Contact Ali Roche or Andy Moss at Spike Island with any hire or project enquiries.
Wysing Arts Centre, Eastside Projects, New Contemporaries, S1 Artspace, Spike Island and Studio Voltaire, invite applications from artists for The Syllabus; a new programme that will support ten artists across ten months.read on →
For the first time, Spike Island will take over a new off-site venue in the heart of Bristol.read on →
We look forward to welcoming you this weekend to our annual Open, with artists' studios, activities, refreshments and more.read on →
Bristol Diving School is an artist collective based both in Spike Island's artists' studios and in an independent space around the corner from us on Hanover Place.read on →