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by Kate Topping on 25 August 2016

Our video training courses train charity staff to create short videos on their iPhones and one of the key parts of the training is helping people to gain a good video interview.  Speaking to a beneficiary, volunteer, fundraiser or staff member is an effective way to show the difference your charity makes.  Once you’ve identified someone willing to tell their story, the next challenge is

by Kate Topping on 10 August 2016

At the heart of our work is telling stories that matter and these films require a strong narrative. A compelling story creates an emotional response thus helping viewers engage with a charity’s work.  We’ve filmed all over the world, meeting people facing tremendous challenges and hardships and being able to hear their voice and their experiences in an authentic and sensitive way is an

by Phil Knox on 28 July 2016

I've just landed back from another trip out to Uganda - this time with the Mother's Union - as well as filming in 4 locations in the UK. It was a long trip - nearly 14 hrs of total flight time to get there and then a 7 hr drive down to the south, near the Rwandan border; but made up for with the warmth of the welcome and the hospitality shown. We were looking at the way in which the community

by Kate Topping on 15 July 2016

This week I watched the terrifying moment that smugglers put refugees on an overcrowded rubber dinghy that sank between Turkey and Greece. The groundbreaking BBC documentary ‘Exodus’, which gave camera phones to refugees fleeing to Europe, is an intimate and unique portrait of the biggest movement of people in Europe since World War Two.

Mobiles were given to some of the million people

by Phil Knox on 11 July 2016

I’ve just come back from Truro, for what has become a bit of an annual visit! We were once again tasked with producing a film, filmed over 2 days and ready to view on the morning of the 3rd day, looking at the World AIMS programme at Truro school. This is a regular end of term event, where, instead of regular lessons, the school gives the time over to looking at particular social justice,

by Kate Topping on 7 July 2016

Last Saturday my daughter and I joined 50,000 others to #MarchforEurope in London. A diverse mix of families, young, middle-aged & elderly, British and European turned up to voice their concerns.  We joined the sea of demonstrators wearing EU flags as capes and with homemade banners saying “Bremain” and “We Love EU”. Placards, signs and banners expressed resentment at the way the Leave

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