Hip Hop Doc Drops for It’s Our Theatre!

This full length 2009-2010 documentary was produced by Paul Carpenter Films in collaboration with Arts Council England, Royal Opera House and Thurrock Council, on behalf of It’s Our Theatre. The Thurrock project spanned almost a year and engaged hundreds of students from schools across the borough. Focusing primarily on hip hop culture and street dance,

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ROH and ACE Premiere Special Needs Collaborative Production

Arts Council England and Royal Opera House Creative Partnerships enabled commission of a unique 9-month project involving Pioneer School in Basildon. Students with learning difficulties and Profound and Multiple Learning Disorders (PMLD) were engaged on a weekly learning programme aimed at teaching them the fundamental skills of film-making. With sole responsibility for this project, I

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Southend Celebrates Lottery Funded Beowulf Project

The Anglo Saxon World of Beowulf is a local arts, history and heritage project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.  Over the last year the project has involved students from six schools and has delivered a series of Beowulf-inspired history, art, creative writing and music workshops.  In addition, community groups worked with a professional cast

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Beowulf: Grendella’s Lament

The Anglo Saxon World of Beowulf is a funded arts, culture and heritage project developed by Pinpoint Create.  It has been running in Southend-on-Sea over several months, involving schools, community groups and a host of top-level creatives coming together to produce a memorable theatrical collaborative performance. I have been making a documentary following the project

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Experience EPIPHANY

A theatrical trailer for the stage show Epiphany, produced by lottery-funded arts organisation, Theatre Is. Epiphany is a uniquely atmospheric and emotive production exploring the critical moments bridging life and death, and featuring some of the UK’s leading hip hop performers. The critically acclaimed show is currently touring theatres and schools across Essex and London.

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