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Liam Robertson

Autism - Telling A Story Through Video

Liam Robertson is 20 years old and has autism. He has a passion for film and would like to pursue a career in the theatre. He attends Scottish Youth Theatre and works part-time in Barnardo's shop in...
01-10-2012 / 0 Favourites / 0 Comments
James Dean

James Dean

'James Dean' deals with the issue of transgender sexuality in a young teenage girl, and how she approaches the subject with her family. A family day out takes an unexpected turn when Alex is forced...
01-10-2012 / 1 Favourites / 0 Comments
I, Alive

I, ALIVE

The film aims to challenge perceptions about the mental capacity of people with physical disabilities in a humorous way. Wheelchair bound and unable to speak, Kevin does have a voice and is certain...
01-10-2012 / 0 Favourites / 0 Comments
Breaking Isolation

Breaking Isolation

In the summer of 2010 Equally Connected facilitated a group of international students at Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh to make a short film about the challenges of leaving home, to live and...
01-10-2012 / 0 Favourites / 0 Comments
Healthy Woods, Healthy People

Healthy Woods & Healthy People (Blarbuie Woodland Enterprise)

'Healthy Woods & Healthy People' was created by Blarbuie Woodland Enterprise to identify the impact that the regeneration of the woodland may have on the health and well-being its users. Situated...
01-10-2012 / 0 Favourites / 0 Comments
Seen and Heard - Voices Of Experience

Seen and Heard - Voices of Experience

'Seen and Heard - Voices of Experience' interviews four men from diverse ethnic backgrounds. Each individual speaks candidly about their experiences of mental health, and the relationship between...
01-10-2012 / 1 Favourites / 0 Comments
Heroes and Villains

Heroes and Villains

A Music Video devised & realized by homeless Londoners during workshops at The Connection at St Martin-in-the- Fields, London. The film was made over a period of two months, May–July 2010, and...
01-10-2012 / 0 Favourites / 0 Comments
FOR THE LOVE OF LUGOSI

For The Love Of Lugosi

For the Love of Lugosi explores one man’s interest in old gothic horror movies and the effects that Asperger’s Syndrome has had on his life. Diversity Films' 'Starting Block' programme is a...
01-10-2012 / 0 Favourites / 0 Comments
The Depression Of Detective Downs - On Depressions Edge

The Depression Of Detective Downs 2 – On Depression's Edge

The film shows how people can experience various obstacles when tackling depression, and trying to maintain a healthy life is not always simple. After the release of the first film, this animation...
01-10-2012 / 0 Favourites / 0 Comments
Running Wild

Running Wild

A documentary tracking the life of ultra-distance runner Fiona and her family. Fiona suffered a brain haemorrhage and was able to recover back to full fitness, racing the West Highland Way. A 96 mile...
01-10-2012 / 0 Favourites / 0 Comments

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Award winners

GROWING-SPACE
Winner – Best Short Documentary (2012)
Animated documentary about a small charity which makes a huge impact on the lives of adults...
11-08-2014 / 1 Favourites / 0 Comments
Heroes and Villains
Winner – Animation Award (2011)
A Music Video devised & realized by homeless Londoners during workshops at The Connection at...
01-10-2012 / 0 Favourites / 0 Comments
HOLD ON TO THE BELL NELLIE
Winner – Best Short Documentary (2011)
'Hang On The Bell Nellie' is a documentary about Nell McFadden who experienced depression after...
26-09-2012 / 1 Favourites / 0 Comments
The Nurture Room
Winner – Best Long Documentary (2010)
Filmed over a period of one year, The Nurture Room accesses three schools (three of only five...
19-09-2012 / 0 Favourites / 0 Comments
Art Therapy
Winner – Drama (2010)
Art Therapy is the disturbing portrayal of a woman who, having been referred to a locked in-...
02-10-2012 / 2 Favourites / 0 Comments
Different Lives Same Damage
Winner – Best Short Documentary (2010)
People in Ayrshire who have Alcohol Related Brain Damage (ARBD) share their experiences. The...
19-09-2012 / 0 Favourites / 0 Comments
Twinkletoes
Winner – First Person Narrative (2010)
This film is part of the 'Stills Movie Project', which aims to teach people with learning...
02-10-2012 / 0 Favourites / 0 Comments
NIMBUS
Winner – Animation Award (2009)
Voiced by a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy group, 'Nimbus' explores the dark, and often isolated,...
02-10-2012 / 1 Favourites / 1 Comments
LIFTING THE LID - MEN WHO SURVIVE SEXUAL ABUSE AS CHILDREN
Winner – Documentary & Factual (2009)
This film focuses on men who have survived sexual abuse as children. Lifting the Lid, features...
19-09-2012 / 0 Favourites / 0 Comments
Floating Is Easy
Winner – Drama (2009)
Alison has devoted the last three years of her life to caring for her mother who has Alzheimer's....
02-10-2012 / 0 Favourites / 0 Comments
Irene
Winner – Jury Prize (2009)
Directed by Lindsay Goodall, Irene portrays the filmmaker’s 92-year-old grandmother suffering from...
19-09-2012 / 6 Favourites / 1 Comments
Shed Convention
Winner – Comedy Award (2009)
A humorous film about taking the time to reflect on life, and how the decisions we make can affect...
01-10-2012 / 0 Favourites / 0 Comments
Aspergers Syndrome
Winner – Animation Award (2008)
Asperger's Syndrome is a light-hearted and touching take on how young people with Asperger's...
19-09-2012 / 0 Favourites / 1 Comments
A Young Person's Guide to Stress and Emotional Management
Winner – Diversity (2007)
As part of Royston Stress Centre, the Youth Stress Centre offers an outreach service to 11–18 year...
01-10-2012 / 1 Favourites / 0 Comments
Gartloch Hospital
Winner – Best Factual (2007)
A history of Gartloch Hospital up to its closure in 1996, after serving patients for 100 years....
28-09-2012 / 1 Favourites / 0 Comments
Graeme Obree - Full Cycle
Winner – Jury Prize (2007)
Full Cycle is a formal account of Graeme Obree's struggle with depression, following a cycling...
18-09-2012 / 3 Favourites / 0 Comments

Highly commended

The Depression Of Detective Downs - On Depressions Edge
Highly Commended – Animation Award (2011)
The film shows how people can experience various obstacles when tackling depression, and trying to...
01-10-2012 / 0 Favourites / 0 Comments
Bringing The Outside In
Highly Commended – Best Short Documentary (2011)
An innovative way of tackling stigma and ignorance about the issues of mental health and race...
19-09-2012 / 1 Favourites / 0 Comments
James Dean
Highly Commended – Drama Award (2011)
'James Dean' deals with the issue of transgender sexuality in a young teenage girl, and how she...
01-10-2012 / 1 Favourites / 0 Comments
My Life 2
Highly Commended – Public Awareness (2011)
Following 'My Life', Peter McMahon's first production in 2008, Peter continues his journey to tell...
19-09-2012 / 0 Favourites / 0 Comments
sanctuarywebedit20122
Highly Commended – Best Short Documentary (2010)
Sanctuary tells the stories of six asylum seekers and refugees living in Glasgow, and aims to...
19-09-2012 / 0 Favourites / 0 Comments
Posts
Highly Commended – Factual (2009)
The short film describes the feelings of young people as their housing estate is demolished, and...
02-10-2012 / 0 Favourites / 0 Comments
Like Me, Only Better
Highly Commended – Animation Award (2008)
'Like Me, Only Better' is a short animated film which covers issues for people suffering from...
19-09-2012 / 1 Favourites / 0 Comments
Recovery - A Journey Of Hope
Highly Commended – Best Factual (2007)
The main aim of this film is to give hope to people with mental health difficulties, and to help...
02-10-2012 / 3 Favourites / 1 Comments
Stigma Dies
Highly Commended – Best Short (2007)
Stigma Dies is a short film which explores the condition of hearing voices, and examines methods...
02-10-2012 / 0 Favourites / 0 Comments