Digital media projects

Throughout the year we run a range of exciting digital media projects for young people to participate in. Our projects provide young people with an array of opportunities to get creative, learn new skills and connect with fellow creatives.

We provide specialised training in digital media where you will learn techniques such as editing, sound design, screenwriting and camerawork. In previous projects young people have learnt how to produced short films and documentaries, setup a photography shoot, recorded original music, created a smartphone app and curated an exhibition. The programme is fun, free and open to all skill levels from beginners who'd like to have a go to those interested in working in the digital industries.

As well as supporting and training young people, our media projects are designed to engage and benefit the wider community. Many of them have been developed in partnership with other not-for-profit organisations.

If you have an idea for a digital media project, are interested in getting involved with our current  project in any way, or want more information, please contact Andrew South, Digital Media Programme Manager, T: 0208 354 5534 E: andrew.south@octaviafoundation.org.uk 

Other projects

  • Filming in Ladbroke Grove

    Waking the Dead

    the project will uncover the hidden histories of Kensal Green cemetery, one of London’s oldest public burial grounds.

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    Yo London!

    The Yo! London showcase brings together over 80 photographs that explore the connection young people have with their London and its inhabitants.

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    The Story of QPR

    Charts the history of Queens Park Rangers football club and documents the heritage of London's W12 area (trailer 2mins16, full film 60mins) 2015

  • Reprazent

    #Reprazent

    Four films challenging common perceptions of young people in Britain (35mins51, 62mins, 26mins31, 68mins) 2013

  • Doing It Right

    Doing it Right

    A short film about sexual health. 13m58. 2013.

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    Margins to Mainstream

    Tells the story of black theatre in Britain (trailer 2mins35) 2012

  • Diane

    Bridging the Gaps

    Addresses the confusion around changes to welfare and benefits in England (10mins) 2011.

  • Breaking into the Museum

    Breaking into the Museum

    Award-winning short film by Chris Lamontagne (3mins11) 2010

  • Our borough our future

    Our Borough, Our Future

    Raises awareness about climate change. (11mins06) 2010.