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14 December 2018

Motor Neurone Disease Animations – read all about it in TFN

Third Force News reports on the animations media co-op made for MND Scotland. Read the full story.

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Blue background saying 'Emotional, Practical, Financial support - it's all there, you just have to ask' by MND Scotland

28 November 2018

MND Scotland – New Animations Launched

MND Scotland today launched the animations we made together with them. ‘You Just Have To Ask’ illustrates some of the practical, emotional and financial support MND Scotland offers to people affected by Motor Neurone Disease across Scotland. There are three further animations that are part of their new ‘Living with MND’ resource, featuring advice and […]

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Official Selection logo for Together! 2018 Disability Film Festival with laurel leaves at either side

20 November 2018

Tax on Me selected for Together! 2018 Disability Film Festival

We’re delighted to announce that Tax On Me has been selected for the Together! 2018 Disability Film Festival. Massive congratulations to Kiana Kalantar-Hormozi who joined us last year to make her protest film to #FightCareTax. Tax On Me tells Kiana’s own story. She needs support to make her daily life possible and the Care Tax […]

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12 September 2018

Take One Action 2018 is here!

The festival starts today, 12 September 2018.

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Team photo of 6 LGBT+ activists during Glasgow 2018 European Championships with the Rainbow Flag

31 August 2018

MoJo On The Green at the Glasgow 2018 European Championships

Enjoyable, collaborative and fulfilling – that’s how the participants of the MoJo On The Green project described their experience of working to promote sport for all without fear of discrimination during the Glasgow 2018 European Championships. Thanks to Year of Young People lottery funding, the 6-strong team of 18-25 year old LGBT+ activists received training […]

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17 April 2018

RTS Scotland Award Nomination!

Never Too Late To Tell an animation to train health professionals and support workers and raise awareness of the impact of childhood sexual abuse is up for a Royal Television Society Scotland 2018 award. Made together with NHS Lanarkshire, the film has been nominated in the Animation and VFX category. We’re looking forward to the 9th […]

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2 March 2018

Behind the scenes with a film crew – with an average age of 83

We’ve launched our #StayMobileStayConnected campaign because its time to change the way we think about older people’s health, and older people should be at the heart of driving this change.

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Social Tech Seed funding Nominet Trust

2 May 2017

Coveted Social Tech Seed Fund awarded

media co-op is thrilled to be selected for Nominet Trust’s prestigious Social Tech Seed funding. The grant is to develop a mobile phone App for victims of the crime of stalking. It’s technology for justice. Most stalkers are abusive former partners. We’re working with Rape Crisis Scotland, the new Scottish Women’s Rights Centre, Scottish Women’s […]

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1 March 2017

Hip-hop and the Care Tax

media co-op’s new intern Kiana Kalantar-Hormozi has been busy working on her protest film about the iniquitous Care Tax project. She’s decided on the genre for her film: she’ll create a brand-new hip-hop track to fight the Care Tax. The message: being charged for assistance to move, breath, and live life is wrong. It’s a […]

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Kiana working on short film

8 February 2017

New intern joining us to develop a campaign film about the Care Tax

media co-op’s intern Kiana Kalantar-Hormozi is busy at work developing a short campaign film about the Care Tax. Kiana just graduated from Screen Academy Scotland with an MA in Film. Louise Scott of media co-op was one of Kiana’s mentors at Uni. The internship is funded by SCVO in partnership with Inclusion Scotland. Kiana is one […]

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Going on to Happy Haelo Film Festival awards

15 November 2016

Best Film and Future Filmmaker awards at the Haelo Film Festival 2016

media co-op’s participatory film ‘Going on to Happy’ pipped all other public sector films across the UK to the post to win the award for Best Film at the Haelo Film Festival 2016. A well-deserved win for teenagers Daniel and Dharma. They’d never made a film before and they won the Future Filmmaker award. In […]

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25 October 2016

Two of our films win at The Herald Scottish Digital Business Awards

We’re delighted for Maryhill Integration Network and NHS Lanarkshire who both won awards at The Herald Scottish Digital Business Awards last week. Maryhill Integration Network’s ‘A Strong Man’  won the local Charity and Social Enterprise Award sponsored by the Wheatley Group, and NHS Lanarkshire’s ‘Trauma and the Brain’ won the Public Sector Award. ‘A Strong […]

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