Active Grants – music video bust up

Posted by on Nov 2, 2012 in Media, Music, Social Enterprise

What do you do if you need to shoot a music video for a young Jamacian      artist singing Dancehall? Have a BBQ on London Fields is what!

Camera Tom Hadrill, Rolando Allen ( pictured )  and Ollie Smith from Ravensbourne college

Producer : Pete ( No Hats No Hoods ) Ondre Roach

Performance : Akeine Bennett, Jenkins Akinola

Editing : Luke Stannard


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10 young people took part in free training, full day film shoot and edit of a music video for local artist.


•Music development for 1 young musician
•6 weeks ( 1 day a week ) training with record label No Hats No Hoods
•Full day shoot with Ravensbourn college state of the art equipment and young peers

Who were the young creatives? 14 – 23, 5 were referred through the youth offending team and 3 were NEET. 3 went back to education and 4 got into paid work.

2. Bluhut Youngers

16 “making a music video” AQA accreditations won following outreach led by our peer mentors in Bluhut youth centre

The projects created paid peer mentoring work for 3 more young people