At JosephMedia, we offer an exciting roster of creative art programs, using Art and Media
as a vehicle to tackle sensitive issues affecting young offenders, mental health service users,
disaffected young people and community groups. Our aim is to promote and encourage discussion and
participation in arts and community events, issues, activities and groups to improve the quality of life
for the whole community.
Working with a team of experienced Media and Arts Professionals, with an abundance of
work experience within the community as youth workers, educators and Mental Health Occupational
Therapists, we offer short courses and programmes that will help inspire, transfer skills, develop
better communication and create understanding.
JosephMedia runs a rolling programme of diverse classes and workshops. These include
visual and verbal arts, community arts, performing arts and a full educational programme that is
specifically designed to courage people of all abilities to explore and preserve our arts heritage. We
work from a number of programmes that have a proven track record, as well as develop custom made courses
depending on desired outcomes.
Our workshops fall within two types:
* Specialist workshops for students with special needs, i.e young offenders, mental
health and disaffected young people
* General workshops open to the general communityand businesses.
Our specialist workshops are targeted to meeting
set needs of the client group, while dealing with
sensitive issues. All our facilitators have been facilitating and developing structured and
effective programmes with successful outcomes.
Each participant writes, directs, and edits a series of short films (MiniDV) and work in
principle crew positions on additional productions. With over 50 hours of instruction and production,
this is a comprehensive film program.
Twelve Weeks Acting For Film Programme. An in-depth exploration into the art and practice
of acting for the screen. This programme is exceptional in its concentration on the fundamental craft of
acting as applied to extensive work in front of the camera. The class is designed to provide service
with effective tools and sound techniques that deal with the essential components of acting and
characterization. Utilizing scripts and acting exercises facilitated by professional actors, service
users will learn craftsmanship that will provide them with flexibility and choices.