Apart from being premiered in a casino, this project exemplifies all that Community TV Trust has to offer: media training & filmmaking, engaging young people in open-ended creative work, linking Community to Education. Cavendish School is a special needs school in Southwark, south London, for 11-16 year olds referred from London’s boroughs. It was founded … Continue reading ““It’s A Cavendish Thing””
“An open-minded, fun and accessible community ‘TV’ service, run as a forum for debate, the supply of information and promotion of local initiatives, talent and needs, has a vital role to play in multi-cultural, multi-faith C21st century Britain. Digital/cable TV and new media will be playing their part in urban regeneration and social cohesion.” Community … Continue reading “Southwark.TV Report available for download”
Newly uploaded is our 2008 film celebrating seven decades of work in Bermondsey for Bede House. Old stories, archive film and photographies, valuable historical testimony from the main players some of whom are no longer with us … The commission came from Nick Dunne who is still Bede’s Director these several years later. He wrote … Continue reading “Bede House at 70 documentary”
CTVT has been reflecting on our future activities: over the years we have engaged with mental health service users, special needs education for 11-16 year olds, and the adult disability sector with which we busily continue. Ex-offenders too have come our way for both documentary and drama work, all of which was very rewarding. We have … Continue reading “New Work / 2017 & Beyond”
Look under CTVT Projects to see what we have been up to with Cavendish School in Bermondsey – we are just completing our latest film project with them, and Freewheelers Theatre & Media Company in Leatherhead. We are now well established with both and enjoying a rich seam of creative work with students and members … Continue reading “Cavendish & Freewheelers/CTVT Projects”
Funding has been raised to support more filmmaking at Southwark’s Cavendish School in Bermondsey. We are delighted to continue our work with this wonderful school and its excellent young people. The current project is scheduled to run till the end of January 2017.
The national platform that is the Community Channel via crowdfunding has found a way forward, not least due to Sky giving 50% of the target figure of £300,000. Congratulations to Caroline Diehl and her team! A Community Channel owned by the community offers a tantalising prospect: local media organisations together with local radio/TV stations could create … Continue reading “Community Channel – funding drive”