Camden pioneer a new hybrid hub

Camden pioneer a new hybrid hub

Posted by on Nov 23, 2015 in Blog, Film, Funding, Issues, Media, Mediorite

By Catherine Capaldi A new youth space is about to open in the centre of Camden designed by young people for young people, on 12 November. As one of the young people involved I am excited and nervous about the space being open to the public. On one side I’m excited because its finally going […]

Mediorite win Santander SEDA funding

Mediorite win Santander SEDA funding

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Blog, Funding, Mediorite

Hurrah hurrah we won a SEDA ( Social Enterprise Development Award ) from Santander and Unltd. This means we can invest in  film equipment to make our jobs more profitable and give the young people we work with access to some better kit! “Congratulations to all this year’s SEDA winners from London. There are some […]

Raising the Bars

Raising the Bars

Posted by on Apr 14, 2013 in Film, Funding, Issues, Media

We’ve been on a film shoot this week for Raising the Bars. This exciting new program is designed to tackle the UK’s high re-offending rate for prisoners. But before we get into the program, lets start with some stats: 75% of prisoner re-offend within 2 years The cost of keeping a young person in prison […]

LBI – The power of stories

LBI – The power of stories

Posted by on Mar 8, 2013 in Advertising, Blog, Funding, Media, Social Enterprise

Part 1 : Executive Creative Director Simon Gill tells us about the power of stories. So, get this…. there are only 7 stories in the world and most, especially the stories that work best for charities are around overcoming the monster. If you can create stories people want to engage with you’ll get awareness, reach […]

2012 – how we delivered on our promise

2012 – how we delivered on our promise

EOY 2012 – Mediorite, committed to developing young people within media Tackling the root causes of youth unemployment, gang violence and knife crime we build confidence and transferable communication skills with disadvantaged young creatives to get results. Who do we work with? Last year we worked with 261 young Londoners through outreach, as trainees or […]

Childrens’s Society – photoshoot with added value

Childrens’s Society – photoshoot with added value

Posted by on Jul 5, 2012 in Funding, Mediorite, Photography, Social Enterprise, Work

The brief :National charity The Childrens’ Society run a photo library to provide high quality images to support their workers, projects and reach young people with info on their services. Having always used commercial agencies and models we offered a new perspective and social value by using real young people, locations we work in and […]

Young London Working – video to capture value

Posted by on Jul 2, 2012 in Funding, Media, Social Enterprise, Work

YLW needed a video to capture the value they offer small charities and support their case for further funding. We had ½ a day to film and a week to turn it round. This job created work for two young assistants [vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/31760077 w=500&h=281] Young London Working from Oonagh Cousins on Vimeo. Patience Zikhali, from YLW gave […]

Awards for YH!

We are always looking for a way to continuously work with even more young people and funding helps us to do this. We recently won a funding bid from ‘Awards For All’ to run music video workshops at Workshop 44 in Hackney. Working with a small group of young people aged from 9-17 years old […]

Staying Safe

Staying Safe

Staying Safe is a National Lottery funded project that sees Peabody support and develop young people across London to tackle the problems they see around them through campaigning. Our role ( along with Poached Creative & Dream Arts ) is to teach, support and develop established groups of young leaders to launch successful campaigns and […]