3rd Cinema Screening Room #2: Average Journey For An Average Refugee

Continuing the theme of Third Cinema films coming out of community media, please see the film below.  It is based on a true story, and by a pure coincidence relates to the discussion of ‘Six Degrees of Separation’ that I explored in the previous post, though the film has a very different conclusion. Average Journey For

Community Media as the constant entity in generational change in education, and elusive Clout and Capital.

Last night I went to an interesting seminar at the Watershed Media Centre called ‘Cultural Learning: Young people – schools – creative industries’.  It was all about the 8 month relationship the Watershed have built up with Fairfield High School, which has seen a teacher being based at the Watershed one day a week, film & TV professionals

FAQ of Community Media: A case study

Understandably, for people who don’t know the community media sector exists at all, it can often be difficult to get their head around exactly what community media is, and how such organisations operate.  And even after being in existence now for 9 years working as a company, (Firstborn Studios – formerly known as Firstborn Creatives), it still isn’t

MAKING IT WORK

UPDATE: Community Media South West have published a new report: MAKING IT WORK: An Enquiry into how companies in the Community Media Sector recruit and retain skilled freelancersPublished by – CMSW / Blueboard – Jan 2007 Research by Ella Bissett Johnson Edited by Shawn Sobers, and Steve Gear Synopsis This report is a timely and