Remember you’re not doing it for money

Remember you’re not doing it for money

Posted by on Mar 8, 2013 in Art, Blog, Media, Mediorite, Music, Social Enterprise

We’re lucky enough to live in Hackney, the worlds most diverse borough and Hellicar & Lewis are not only neighbors but great example of why, in an age where a lot of creative ideas are actually the same –  diversity is rad. 3 things I learnt: Really interesting creative partnerships make for interesting work [vimeo […]

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 […]

Active Grants – music video bust up

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 […]

Stop & Talk

Stop & Talk

Stop & Search comes up for discussion in our office over and over again. “It felt like it was being used for any opportunity to bring me down” And in fact a study into the 2011 UK riots conducted by the London School of Economics and The Guardian – “Reading the Riots: Investigating England’s Summer […]

BBC Academy – a big thanks

BBC Academy – a big thanks

Posted by on Jul 5, 2012 in Journalism, Media, Mediorite, Music, New Media

Running 10 journalism training sessions for young creatives we got exclusive interviews with Rita Ora, Paloma Faith and Trevor Nelson. We co-delivered sessions with The Independent, The Daily Star, Grime Daily & Hackney Gazette that led to the brightest and the best getting published. Big thanks – “I just wanted to say thank you all […]

Making music with the BBC

Posted by on Jul 2, 2012 in Film, Media, Mediorite, Music

How can The BBC Academy reach those to whom it’ll make the most difference? We wanted to create a pathway from Workshop 44 to the Academy. Supported by Sweet Combination a music charity developing a young local artist AG, the BBC and The Right Track we put together a series of Making a Music Video […]