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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Royal Opera House Creative Partnerships Projects Nears Completion

October has been a busy month so far.  Following the official premiere of the Beowulf documentary, which was attended by a host of VIP guests, I am now entering the final stages of the Pioneer school project. ‘Our life at Pioneer’ is a 30-minute documentary giving a fascinating and moving insight into everyday life at this

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Special Needs School Film Group Collab

“Our Life at Pioneer” is a fantastic collaboration now in its seventh month.  I have been working with Pioneer school, on behalf of the Royal Opera House Creative Partnerships, to form a student-led filmmaking group actively contributing to their own documentary. Pioneer is a special needs school and a wonderful place.  During my time there,

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