Programme: Day 15 Doc Media Centre

Tuesday 15th Launch of the new ‘Doc Media Awards 2017’ – categories will include: Best Documentary Film / Best Documentary Photograph / Best Documentary Podcast / Best Documentary New Media Post or Event Coverage. I’ll be outlining this new 12 month ‘global’ search for those using documentary media in innovative ways to bring about socialContinue reading “Programme: Day 15 Doc Media Centre”

Programme: Day 14 Doc Media Month

Monday 14th 1.15pm – I was interviewed by DMU student, Abeer Alsaiari about the history of Citizens Eye (2008-2014), the archive Museum of Community Media and the creation of the Documentary Media Centre. 2.30pm – One 2 One portfolio review session with Nathaniel Parker, media student from New College. He was accompanied by Stuart Morton fromContinue reading “Programme: Day 14 Doc Media Month”

Programme: Day 13 Doc Media Month

Sunday 13th Doc Media exhibition to mark Remembrance Sunday includes 7th Leicester Docfilm Festival documentary film showcase. Click here for the WW1 Tigers website – http://www.ww1tigers.com Join us as we explore the stories behind several of the most iconic images and footage from conflicts over the last 100 years. Are they real or faked? What roleContinue reading “Programme: Day 13 Doc Media Month”

Programme: Day 12 Doc Media Month

Saturday 12th I’ll be starting Day 12 at BBC Radio Leicester to review the newspapers and discuss the Documentary Media Month programme with Graham Wright. 8.30-9am BBC Radio Leicester Start-Up Saturday event at The Innovation Centre Co-working Cafe: ‘So you want to host your own event or start a festival….how do you make that marketingContinue reading “Programme: Day 12 Doc Media Month”

Programme: Day 11 Doc Media Month

Friday 11th 8-9.30am BBC Radio Leicester – join us as we mark Armistice Day ‘live’ on air at BBC Radio Leicester with an exhibition by Jonathan Capewell of WW1Tigers.com, John Dilley of Newspapers and the Great War  and my projects: Conflict Reportage and Military History Live. 11am The Beacons, Highcross – join us at the new Digital Light SculpturesContinue reading “Programme: Day 11 Doc Media Month”

Programme: Day 10 Doc Media Month

Thursday 10th Hosted 3 x LAB Sessions for University of Leicester Yr 1-3 Media students. (LAB Sessions = Learn | Access | Build) Can documentary film really bring about change? “Saying it does and proving it does can be quite difficult in the short term. But what happens when we review a documentary over 3-10Continue reading “Programme: Day 10 Doc Media Month”

Programme: Day 9 Doc Media Month

Wednesday 9th Christopher Michael-Tew (Director of the Poison Flower documentary screened the previous evening at The Y) met up with University of Leicester student, Molly to offer some advice and thoughts on future career paths. Hosted a LAB Session for Regent College students: (LAB Session = Learn | Access | Build) ‘Careers in the Media andContinue reading “Programme: Day 9 Doc Media Month”

Programme: Day 8 Doc Media Month

Had a visit from Leicester’s Mr Camera himself…. Lucio Marraffa ……he loved the Doc Media Centre window display and donated a 16mm film for my projector. Join us at the Y Theatre tonight from 6pm for this 7th Leicester Docfilm Festival documentary film screening in support of the Homeless Film Festival 2016. ‘Poison Flower’ (60 min)Continue reading “Programme: Day 8 Doc Media Month”

Programme: Day 7 Doc Media Month

Monday 7th  Had a visit from former LCiL colleague, Taylor Crosby. Hosting a visit from Leicester College film students and viewing their recent short documentary film work. 1.45pm Doc Media Centre, Highcross Future Learn offers a diverse selection of FREE online courses from top universities and specialist organisations from around the world. These are deliveredContinue reading “Programme: Day 7 Doc Media Month”

Programme: Day 6 Doc Media Month

Sunday 6th  Doc Media exhibition – includes 7th Leicester Docfilm Festival documentary film showcase to mark the ‘UN International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War & Conflict’. On 5 November 2001, the UN General Assembly declared 6 November of each year as the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the EnvironmentContinue reading “Programme: Day 6 Doc Media Month”