Who Cares? Scotland launched their 2-minute campaigning film “Give Me a Chance” in Glasgow’s George Square in a high-profile event featured on BBC Newsnight. mediaco-op worked with four looked-after teenagers to produce the participatory film for the campaign. Click here to watch it Heather Gray of Who Cares ? interviewed by BBC Newsnight
mediaco-op filmed Fraserburgh’s Junior Wardens, working to make their community cleaner and safer. The Wardens are sponsored by Scotmid, Scotland’s biggest independent co-operative. “We don’t actually arrest people though” explained one 10 year-old boy. “Fraserburgh’s a nice town,” added an 11-year-old girl, “but it stinks of fish”.
Rape Crisis Scotland and Women’s Aid Scotland launched a new campaign at the GFT, with the premiere of mediaco-op’s film “Making Recovery a Reality.” “mediaco-op did a brilliant job. The participatory film-making workshop was intensively moving, and the film is exactly what we wanted to achieve.” Click here to sign up to the campaign. The […]
Low-paid women workers from UNISON stormed the Scottish Parliament, with the results of their own participatory research on the impact of low pay. UNISON activists used a game show devised by Fair Play to make their point, with MSPs taking part and mediaco-op filming the fun.
Sean Connery featured in “Co-operating on Screen”; mediaco-op’s celebration of the UK’s first-ever Co-operatives Fortnight, with a screening of our film about the Scottish co-op that gave Sean Connery his first job. “There IS an alternative” was the theme of the event at Glasgow Film Theatre, presented by Alison Peebles Sponsored by Glasgow workers’ co-op […]
Behind the scenes in the Glasgow Film Theatre projection booth. Rape Crisis Scotland held a special preview of their new DVD by mediaco-op, MAKING RECOVERY A REALITY. “It’s fantastic, absolutely brilliant” commented participants. The DVD summarises Rape Crisis services, with testimonies from women who have got their lives back with the support of Rape Crisis […]
mediaco-op’s Aimara Reques is one of five Scottish-based producers attending the 2010 Hot Docs in Toronto, the biggest international documentary festival in North America. Aimara was selected to participate in Interdoc- a UK programme for documentary producers to access and pitch ideas to the international market.
Hillpark School’s Young Co-op teamed up mediaco-op to make a short movie for the UK Film Council’s prestigious ‘First Light Movies’ scheme. Half the pupils are from the school’s Autism Unit, and thier film “I Know Her Kind” dramatises the misunderstandings faced by teenagers on the austism spectrum. They told us they found film-making with […]
London-based aid agency CAFOD has launched an online “video wall” produced by mediaco-op, using video clips about Archbishop Oscar Romeros’s life, death and fight for justice to combine teaching Spanish with teaching global citizenship. See it here. It’s modeled on the innovative video wall developed by media co-op with the Glasgow-based agency aid SCIAF, featuring […]