The films

"This is truly remarkable work."

Dr Daniel Meadows, lecturer in participatory media and photography at Cardiff University, creative director BBC Capture Wales 2001-2006

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What can you do to get active?

One of five films in the Get Active series encouraging engagement in more active, healthy lifestyles.

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Use of green spaces

One of five films in the Get Active series encouraging engagement in more active, healthy lifestyles.

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Sporting activities

One of five films in the Get Active series encouraging engagement in more active, healthy lifestyles.

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How to be active in everyday living

One of five films in the Get Active series encouraging engagement in more active, healthy lifestyles.

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Using a leisure facility

One of five films in the Get Active series encouraging engagement in more active, healthy lifestyles.

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My health, my choice. Part 1

Intro. One of five interactive training films about the barriers to accessing care for people with learning disabilities.

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My health, my choice. Part 2

Help. One of five interactive training films about the barriers to accessing care for people with learning disabilities.

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My health, my choice. Part 3

Eric's story. One of five interactive training films about the barriers to accessing care for people with learning disabilities.

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My health, my choice. Part 4

Sharon's story. One of five interactive training films about the barriers to accessing care for people with learning disabilities.

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My health, my choice. Part 5

Conclusion. One of five interactive training films about the barriers to accessing care for people with learning disabilities.

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Making a difference. Part 1

A car of my own. From a series of nine films showing how Somerset County Council supports people with learning disabilities to lead extraordinary, independent lives.

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Making a difference. Part 2

Keeping in touch. From a series of nine films showing how Somerset County Council supports people with learning disabilities to lead extraordinary, independent lives.

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Making a difference. Part 3

Volunteering. From a series of nine films showing how Somerset County Council supports people with learning disabilities to lead extraordinary, independent lives.

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Making a difference. Part 4

The artist. From a series of nine films showing how Somerset County Council supports people with learning disabilities to lead extraordinary, independent lives.

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Making a difference. Part 5

Out on the boats. From a series of nine films showing how Somerset County Council supports people with learning disabilities to lead extraordinary, independent lives.

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Making a difference. Part 6

Our baby. From a series of nine films showing how Somerset County Council supports people with learning disabilities to lead extraordinary, independent lives.

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Making a difference. Part 7

Off to the fair. From a series of nine films showing how Somerset County Council supports people with learning disabilities to lead extraordinary, independent lives.

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Making a difference. Part 8

Down on the farm. From a series of nine films showing how Somerset County Council supports people with learning disabilities to lead extraordinary, independent lives.

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Making a difference. Part 9

Aspire. From a series of nine films showing how Somerset County Council supports people with learning disabilities to lead extraordinary, independent lives.

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The smear test film

The film has been designed and made by women who have learning disabilities promoting better awareness about Cervical cancer.

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Working in care. Part 1

Six films for Somerset County Council profiling the work of carers and support staff who work with people with learning disabilities enabling them to live the life they choose.

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Working in care. Part 2

Assistant Team Manager – Sandra’s Story. Six films for Somerset County Council profiling the work of carers and support staff who work with people with learning disabilities enabling them to live the life they choose.

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Working in care. Part 3

Support Assistant – Sam’s Story. Six films for Somerset County Council profiling the work of carers and support staff who work with people with learning disabilities enabling them to live the life they choose.

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Working in care. Part 4

Team Leader - Peter's story. Six films for Somerset County Council profiling the work of carers and support staff who work with people with learning disabilities enabling them to live the life they choose.

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Working in care. Part 5

Support Leader – Christina's story. Six films for Somerset County Council profiling the work of carers and support staff who work with people with learning disabilities enabling them to live the life they choose.

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Working in care. Part 6

Support Assistant – Jade’s Story. Six films for Somerset County Council profiling the work of carers and support staff who work with people with learning disabilities enabling them to live the life they choose.

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Germ Academy. Full version

The film tackles the basics in food storage and preparation in a memorable and humorous way.

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Germ Academy. 5 min version

The film tackles the basics in food storage and preparation in a memorable and humorous way.

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Germ Academy. 10 min version

The film tackles the basics in food storage and preparation in a memorable and humorous way.

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The making of 'Germ Academy'

A sneak look behind the scenes during the making of the award winning Germ Academy, a 23 minute comic horror film about food hygiene.

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Moving on

A proper relationship. One of five real life stories about relationships and sexuality from people with a learning disability.

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Moving on

Just a label. One of five real life stories about relationships and sexuality from people with a learning disability.

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Moving on

Talking about it. One of five real life stories about relationships and sexuality from people with a learning disability.

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Moving on

Moving in. One of five real life stories about relationships and sexuality from people with a learning disability.

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Moving on

Don't be nervous. One of five real life stories about relationships and sexuality from people with a learning disability.

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David's diary (trailer)

This film is about David Ripley who had a learning disability after being born with hydrocephalus in 1971. He grew up in Liverpool and at fifteen moved to Somerset.

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David's diary

This film is about David Ripley who had a learning disability after being born with hydrocephalus in 1971. He grew up in Liverpool and at fifteen moved to Somerset.

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In my book

Mark sits on the outside. He sees everything but never takes part. But a secret from the past will finally make him connect to the present.

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The making of 'In my book'

This 14 minute film is an in depth look at how film makers from JUMPcuts worked with a group of actors with learning disabilities, to devise, write and shoot the ten minute drama.

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Best interest

Award winning drama about two young people that want to be together, but no one will let them. Paul makes the big mistake of letting his brother know he fancies Sam...

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Best interest – Paul's story

Award winning drama about two young people that want to be together, but no one will let them. Paul makes the big mistake of letting his brother know he fancies Sam...

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Teeth – the musical

An animated musical about oral hygiene made with learning disabled students that has just won the 'Best Education Award' at the Picture This Film Festival in Canada.

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Teeth – the musical (trailer)

An animated musical about oral hygiene made with learning disabled students that has just won the 'Best Education Award' at the Picture This Film Festival in Canada.

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The making of Teeth – the musical

An animated musical about oral hygiene made with learning disabled students that has just won the 'Best Education Award' at the Picture This Film Festival in Canada.

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Teeth – the musical BBC Radio interview

An animated musical about oral hygiene made with learning disabled students that has just won the 'Best Education Award' at the Picture This Film Festival in Canada.

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Shape up

James needs to lose weight but he's fed up with everyone having a go at him.... A short film which about healthier lifestyles. Recently toured the UK, Prague and Canada as part of the Oska Bright Film Festival.

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The making of Shape up

James needs to lose weight but he's fed up with everyone having a go at him.... A short film about healthier lifestyles. Recently toured the UK, Prague and Canada as part of the Oska Bright Film Festival.

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Listen to us

We all need friends. From a series of four films made by a cast of learning disabled actors: the stories cover friendship, how to complain if you are unhappy, respite care and ways in which Social Services are there to help service users.

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Listen to us

I want to complain. From a series of four films made by a cast of learning disabled actors: the stories cover friendship, how to complain if you are unhappy, respite care and ways in which Social Services are there to help service users.

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Listen to us

I need a break. From a series of four films made by a cast of learning disabled actors: the stories cover friendship, how to complain if you are unhappy, respite care and ways in which Social Services are there to help service users.

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Listen to us

Our promises to you. From a series of four films made by a cast of learning disabled actors: the stories cover friendship, how to complain if you are unhappy, respite care and ways in which Social Services are there to help service users.

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How are you

Dumping it in the bin. One of a series of films called "How Are You?" which tell deeply personal health related stories from adults with learning disabilities made as a training resource for health and social care practitioners.

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How are you

I feel great. One of a series of films called "How Are You?" which tell deeply personal health related stories from adults with learning disabilities made as a training resource for health and social care practitioners.

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How are you

Mood swings. One of a series of films called "How Are You?" which tell deeply personal health related stories from adults with learning disabilities made as a training resource for health and social care practitioners.

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Caring for teeth

An entertaining & informative documentary that looks at the challenges of achieving good oral care within care homes.

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Seizure recording activity

An epilepsy awareness training film, this is a dramatised reconstruction showing the stages leading up to a secondary generalised Tonic clonic seizure.

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RIP

Lost in the world of her drawing book, Amy tries to escape the boredom of a cooking class at college but gets more than she bargained for as her fellow students turn against her.

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My name is Jermaine

One of 4 films made for the The Care Division & their DotComUnity website. An online Disability Directory, for activities, events and services in the SW supporting independent living.

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Time to think

One of eight films under the title "This Is Me!" made with students from the Getting A Life Project (Somerset Work Preparation Service - Yeovil, ROC in Totnes and South Devon College).

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Headroom

One of three stories dealing with issues concerning Least Restrictive Practice. The 3 films come as part of the Best Interest DVD. They provide case studies for health and social care practitioners.

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Shared Lives SW

One of 6 films profiling the work of Shared Lives SW. An independent scheme operating in the south west of England: delivering long term services, short breaks, day support and community based services.