A fresh approach to communications and training

Case studies

Mansfield Museum: Digital time-capsule

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Mansfield Museum commissioned us to work with museum staff and the local community to preserve the history of a factory known as the ‘Metal Box’ which had employed generations of local people.

Crich Tramway Museum: Audio trail

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Crich Tramway Village in Derbyshire had been given funding from the Renaissance East Midlands Mubu project to create an audio trail with a group of young people. They asked us to help them plan and produce the trail, working alongside a creative writer.

The Brooke: Bespoke Video for the Web training

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How do you train an international team of officers, all of whom have different approaches to filming stories? This was the challenge set for us by animal welfare charity The Brooke.

Families’ Activity Breaks: Broadcast and social media outreach

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In spring 2010 we supported FAB by getting regional press coverage for a six-day charity bike ride from YHA Coverack in Cornwall to YHA Whitby in Yorkshire – a journey of almost 600 miles. The cyclists included YHA staff and military personnel.

Leicester Hospitals Charity: Video fundraising appeals

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Leicester Hospitals Charity asked us to produce appeal videos for critical fundraising projects for the Leicester Royal Infirmary neonatal unit and the Lord Mayor’s Forget-Me-Not Appeal. In both videos we used powerful personal stories from patients and their families to create a strong emotional pull for the viewer.

Museum of Croydon: I Am Here podcasts

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Finding new ways to engage young audiences is an essential part of the remit of museums and art galleries. In spring 2010 the Museum of Croydon asked us to work with a group of young people, aged between 14 and 18, to produce audio podcasts based on exhibits in the museum.

The Brooke: Video for the Web training

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How do you train an international team of officers, all of whom have different approaches to filming stories? This was the challenge set for us by animal welfare charity, The Brooke.

London Youth: Audio production workshop

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We led an audio production workshop to help London Youth gather young people’s views about age and ageing. After learning about audio and interviewing techniques, the young people interview each other and members of the public about how they felt about getting older.

The Blue Cross: Training CD

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The Blue Cross asked us to create a training CD for their Pet Bereavement Support Service (PBSS) telephone helpline. The CD was used by volunteers, vets and other professionals seeking training in pet loss support.

RNIB: Podcast training

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The RNIB commissioned us to deliver a tailor-made training workshop to help its web and events teams understand how audio and podcasts could work for them.