EVERY SUNDAY | 10.30-4.30PM | CRANFORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE | FREE | 11-18YRS
For more information about Make A Difference Entertainment (MADE) please visit: www.madetv.org
MADE in HESTON WEST is a community film-making project designed for young people (11-18yrs) living and studying in our Big Local area. The project is in collaboration with MADE (Make A Difference Entertainment) and Heston West Big Local. During the sessions young people learn the art of film-making and community work. In the last year, our young people have filmed and edited Big Local community events, interviews and campaign films.
The sessions are an opportunity for young people to learn leadership, communication and creative skills in a safe, friendly, family orientated environment. Our Community Spring Clean Up Day film was recently featured in the Local Trust Film Festival at the University of Birmingham. Although the project is aimed at young people we also have had parents and film experts volunteer their time to support the project and help our young crew. Getting involved with our project, young people will have unique access to the film industry, an opportunity to network, visit film studios and festivals and also get involved with other exciting Big Local projects aimed to help our young people gain new skills and work experience.
"Young people get the opportunity to explore and learn new and exciting things while creating amazing videos for the world to see. It is not only a place of learning but also a place to have fun, create friendships and discover things we may have never seen before and let our imagination run wild.
Being here has helped me to grow my confidence and do things I could never imagine myself doing such as going out and interviewing people and being in front of the camera without being scared for my life.
Being here has also helped me to make great friends with people who I may have never approached before and I have developed skills that will later help me in life. Overall I think coming here was one of the best things I could've done."
Serena Lola, 15 yrs old
"The MADE in HESTON film club has helped me realise that there is more in life for those who take the opportunity to do things. What I enjoyed the most was the recent fall prevention project working with local GPs."
"My favourite part of film-making is the camerawork itself, e.g. using Manual mode, altering settings to improve the look of my filming, and overall taking more control over the camera and getting out of the habit of always using Auto mode."
I am new here, I didn't have a courage of facing people, coming in front of the camera and I never knew the term called editing, but thanks to the filming club, I have a courage of being in front of the camera and having a YouTube channel 'Shaz Creation'.