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2017 Film-making Workshops for Communities First Residents

Can you take a moment to help us spread the word? We’ve got FREE 2017 film workshop opportunities available for Swansea Communities First area residents.

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New Independent Film Festival Set for Swansea’s Cinema & Co next month.

15.06.16 Evening Post article written by Geraint Thomas.

GET your popcorn ready! A new short film festival is coming to Swansea next month showcasing the best of community movie-making.

SwanComm Film Festival will see more than a dozen films, by aspiring local film makers of all ages, ranging from comedy-horror to animation and documentaries which have been created by residents and groups from across the county. Read more…

Pupils from Oystermouth Primary school year 1 undertook a tour on 18/05/16 of the latest LOCWS International Art Across the City exhibit, RESISTANCE, the exciting commission by Rich White as part of the LOCWS Schools project during the Summer term 2016.  Read more…

We are pleased to announce that our new series of film workshops will be starting soon, these creative skills development programmes for residents of Communities First areas in Swansea, have been formed in partnership with the City and County of Swansea, Communities First, the Swansea Creative Learning Partnership, the WEA and LOCWS International.   Read more…

LOCWS Creative Participation Programme: Film-Making Workshops

A creative skills development programme for residents of Communities First areas in Swansea in partnership with Locws International. The courses are Agored Cymru accredited.  Read more…

A group of film makers from Bon-y-maen created this video during a 4-day film workshop in September 2015.

The workshops enabled participants to design, develop and create their own film which involved creative writing, character design, animation, video and sound recording, and editing. Participants were encouraged to develop their own ideas from the outset and were guided through the process of scripting, designing, and shooting their films.

The project has been designed within the context of Arts, Culture and Heritage, and with this being a significant contributing tool to tackling poverty. LOCWS International is a member of the Swansea Creative Learning Partnership, which brings together Arts, Culture and Heritage organisations with Communities First and other organisations that contribute towards; alleviating the effects of poverty, and helping individuals benefit from exposure to the creative industries and cultural sector.

 

A group of film makers from Townhill created this video during a 4-day film workshop in September 2015.

The workshops enabled participants to design, develop and create their own film which involved creative writing, character design, animation, video and sound recording, and editing. Participants were encouraged to develop their own ideas from the outset and were guided through the process of scripting, designing, and shooting their films.

The project has been designed within the context of Arts, Culture and Heritage, and with this being a significant contributing tool to tackling poverty. LOCWS International is a member of the Swansea Creative Learning Partnership, which brings together Arts, Culture and Heritage organisations with Communities First and other organisations that contribute towards; alleviating the effects of poverty, and helping individuals benefit from exposure to the creative industries and cultural sector.

A small community group from Portmead created this video during a 4-day film workshop in September 2015.

The workshops enabled participants to design, develop and create their own film which involved creative writing, character design, animation, video and sound recording, and editing. Participants were encouraged to develop their own ideas from the outset and were guided through the process of scripting, designing, and shooting their films.

The project has been designed within the context of Arts, Culture and Heritage, and with this being a significant contributing tool to tackling poverty. LOCWS International is a member of the Swansea Creative Learning Partnership, which brings together Arts, Culture and Heritage organisations with Communities First and other organisations that contribute towards; alleviating the effects of poverty, and helping individuals benefit from exposure to the creative industries and cultural sector.

A group of young film makers from Townhill Community Primary School created this video during a 4-day film workshop in August 2015.

The workshops enabled participants to design, develop and create their own film which involved creative writing, character design, animation, video and sound recording, and editing. Participants were encouraged to develop their own ideas from the outset and were guided through the process of scripting, designing, and shooting their films.

The project has been designed within the context of Arts, Culture and Heritage, and with this being a significant contributing tool to tackling poverty. LOCWS International is a member of the Swansea Creative Learning Partnership, which brings together Arts, Culture and Heritage organisations with Communities First and other organisations that contribute towards; alleviating the effects of poverty, and helping individuals benefit from exposure to the creative industries and cultural sector.

This documentary film captures the stories and development of participants during a series of Art Across The City film making workshops in partnership with the City and County of Swansea, Communities First, the Swansea Creative Learning Partnership and LOCWS International. It shows how participants have engaged with the workshops and what they learned and achieved as they developed their own films over the course of 4 days.

The documentary aims to highlight the potential benefits of partnership working within the new Creative Learning Partnership programme and how it can help individuals benefit from exposure to the creative industries and cultural sector.

“With the concepts you’ve got in your mind, you can put them on film, as poetry or a monologue and express yourself..It’s been a really refreshing, self-rewarding experience.” – Vijay Singh

This project has been designed within the context of Arts, Culture and Heritage being a significant contributing tool to tackling poverty.

“We’ve all enjoyed, we’ve all got along, and I would definitely do it again in the future.” – Lloyd Barnett

The Swansea Creative Learning Partnership brings together Arts, Culture and Heritage organisations together with Communities First and via Communities First, other organisations that contribute towards alleviating the effects of poverty. The concept of this project has been conceived from this partnership working