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Filmmaking for youth and community groups

I run training, workshops and filmmaking projects for youth and community groups in the UK and beyond.

I’ve worked in English and Welsh around Wales, including workshops with hard-to-reach learners and NEET groups as part of the Reach the Heights programme.

I can bring my own equipment – pro or amateur – or use yours.

Extended projects

In Summer 2015 I worked with five groups of young people in the East and South-east of England on a series of week-long film projects for Kids in Museums. They used my pro camcorders and editing software to make training films to show how museums and galleries could be made more teen-friendly.

Latest short workshops

In May 2017 I provided two-hour workshops on iPad and iPhone filmmaking for older people in Pembrokeshire libraries as part of the Gwanwyn arts festival.

In June 2017 I ran a series of 50-minute workshops on smartphone filmmaking for children and young people as part of the UEFA Champions’ League Festival in Cardiff.

Also in June 2017, I delivered a half-day workshop on smartphone photography with members of the Tenovus choir, to be shown on the X-Ray Summer Special on BBC1 Wales in July.

 

Training for staff and volunteers

This training will show you how to run filmmaking activities that are engaging, manageable and purposeful.

  • Introductory activities
  • Planning and organising filmmaking activities
  • Teaching the essentials of filmmaking
  • The filmmaking process
  • Films to use for inspiration

Workshops and projects for groups

I run filmmaking activities with groups, ranging from short hands-on taster sessions in filming and editing, to longer activities and filmmaking projects. I can work with you to devise projects that deal with specific needs and issues. Accreditation available (see below).

Accreditation

I have developed an Agored Cymru Level 1 unit, Create a Video Production, which is available on multi-day workshops. My staff training can enable you to offer this course to your users. I also offer a Level 2 Filmmaking tutor course.

I can also offer Bronze and Silver Arts Award accreditation.

If you’d like to discuss your needs, please get in touch using the contact details above.


“Jam packed, hands on and informative. Full of exercises and resources that we can use time and time again.”

Sarah Jones, Artistic Director, Messupthemess Theatre Company

“I’m gutted that the week has come to an end. Thoroughly enjoyed it and learnt loads”

Brodie, Teen Take film project

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