Premiere of ‘To Boldly Go’ with Two Rivers

‘To Boldly Go’ premiered at Tamworth Odeon on  Friday 17th June at 10.45am and it was a huge success! ‘To Boldly Go’ is a film which aims to help other young people with learning difficulties have the confidence to use public transport on their own – have a look at our blog post about the project…

ReDisover: Students Investigate History of Bloxwich

Mr Tim Pratt, Head of Drama at Walsall Academy, is on a mission to engage his students with the history of their local area – Bloxwich – by making a film about it. Mr Pratt approached Catcher Media about his idea, having worked with us before on a project about sustainable travel for young people …

Filming with Two Rivers: Independent Travel.

Catcher Media has been working on an inspirational project: a promotional film about independent travel for young people with learning difficulties. Staffordshire Council were inspired by a project we had undertaken with Walsall College commissioned by Centro, Access all Areas.  They decided that their county could benefit from it’s own locally based film and resources.…

A Week at Catcher Media

by Louie Ablett, Work Experience, 12th February 2016   Monday My starting day in a lovely week at the company, working alongside Julia and Rick Goldsmith, and associate Therese. The day began with an early bus, and arriving at the dwelling-come-offices of the Goldsmiths in time to help them load up the wagon with framed…

A great day hosted at Wellington Primary training eight schools to make there own films based on the BBC’s Ten Pieces scheme . Here’s a fab very short video made on the day from Colwall pupils demonstrating shot types – filmed and edited on an ipad. Project in partnership with Herefordshire Councils Learning and Achievement…

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…

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…