Art is not an escape from life. It's an introduction to it. John Cage
polkadots on raindrops participants range from aged 8 to 80. Young people still at school or discovering what to do after school or professionals learning new creative skills have all benefitted
from working with us. Groups and individuals come from schools, universities, teacher training institutions, corporate bodies, local councils or the film and TV industries.
Participants needs may include learning new creative skills, developing personal confidence, technical film and IT skills or simply sampling the experience of working with digital media.
The nature of the exercises meant that everyone could participate, regardless of whether they were an experienced writer or not. Emma Hewett, Student
Our practitioners are all working professionals in film, TV and the arts. The belief they all share is that they learn as much from students as students learn from them.
Steve McCarthy - Professional Cameraman/Director/Producer & youth worker.
Our working partners and funders include the BFI, First Light, Film Club, The Paul Hamlyn Foundation, The Hayward Gallery, Creative Partnerships, The National Lottery, London Community Fund,
Performing Arts Labs, Leaside Regeneration, Blackfriars Settlement, Tate Britain, East London Business Alliance, Resonance fm, The
Arvon Foundation, The French Institute and the many schools and students who have participated in our projects.
An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail. Isaac Newton