Feedback from our training

PV Training Feedback: Grace Albert (from Guyana) wrote in her blog: “It was a certainly a tremendous three days with our two Participatory Video facilitators; Rick Goldsmith of Catcher Media Social and Chris High from the Open University. We did not only focus on the use of advanced  equipment like the camera, tripod, monopods and…

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PV + A New Training Opportunity

We are delighted to announce a new three-day training course for anyone wanting to learn about using digital media techniques to work with groups in community or organisational settings. The course is facilitated by experienced trainers and practitioners, Rick and Julia Goldsmith (Catcher Media Social) and Chris High (Open University) and will cover different aspects…

Summer Fayre

Friends of Castle Green Event

We also recorded this video for the Friends of Castle Green in 2014. The Summer Fayre included a day-long celebration of the centenary of World War One with drama, music, poetry, food, archive photos and history societies all highlighting the local significance of events from the war years.


‘Another Kind of Teacher’

We are delighted to be building on our long standing relationship with Dr Chris High and the Open University. This new project involves piloting the use of participatory video (PV) with teachers who have recently graduated from an innovative teacher preparation programme in Malawi to create a generation of highly skilled educators who are trained…

River Carnival

Hereford River Carnival

This video is a memento of the carnival in May 2015 This video was from last year: May 2014.  We hope that it may help to encourage others to support the event next year. Here’s to the carnival in 2015! Check out their facebook page to see what’s happening and to get involved. We have…

Project Cobra

Project Cobra – Film making skills

At the end of January 2015 Rick Goldsmith and Chris High trained a group of activists from Project Cobra in Guyana, in Advanced PV and Film-making skills. Four Project COBRA staff from the North Rupununi District Development Board (NRDDB) and Iwokrama underwent three days of training at Royal Holloway University of London.The aim of the…

The CIC team checking out the new website

Inspiring thoughts

PARTICIPATORY VIDEO PV-NET Statement on Participatory Video in Research Having met at Walton Hall, The Open University, Milton Keynes, February 2008 To consider the relationship between participatory video and social research, where participatory video is a collaborative approach to working with a group or community in shaping and creating their own film, in order to…