Lottery Thank You Campaign Launch

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As part of our work with the National Lottery and Creative Scotland, we’ve been travelling far and wide, from Dunkeld to Troon to Kirkcaldy, visiting a wide range of incredible arts and community projects that have received Lottery Funding. This … Continued

Seeking Trustees to Join Charity Board

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Media Education Charity was set up in 2012 to develop and extend the work of Media Education Ltd, particularly with vulnerable and marginalised groups through the use of media training and production. We use creative filmmaking, video consultation and radio production … Continued

Ready for an Emergency!

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We are all feeling very proud today after receiving our “Emergency First Aid at Work” Level 2 Certificates – all our Media Education staff are now qualified! We had a brilliant (but tough!) first day back after Christmas doing the … Continued

Documentary-maker Sean-Paul wins an Award from the Koestler Trust, the UK’s best-known prison arts charity, for his amazing film about the bedroom tax “Change for a Room”

Media Education were delighted to support Sean-Paul today in accepting his Platinum Award for Film from the Koestler Trust. Tim Roberston, Chief Executive, talks here about how the Koestler Awards “help people on their journey of change”:     The … Continued

Free Screening

8th November 2014 @10am The Filmhouse, Lothian Rd Media Education present three films made in collaboration with the Edinburgh Mela, North Merchiston Club and Venture Trust.  All Welcome, hope you can join us. Refreshments in the cafe bar 11-12noon.  


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Well Done The guy’s from Venture Trust did a great job with us this week! We made a short film with CELEBRATE about what it takes to become an athlete. The quest to answer this question took us from a … Continued

Phamie Gow Plays The Space

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World Famous Phamie Gow Plays Harp Recital at The Space On Friday 18th of May, Media Education was delighted to host world renowned harpist, Phamie Gow, for a moving solo recital in The Space. Phamie is an international singer, composer, and … Continued

Media Education Charity Vacancy – Project Coordinator – PT Fixed Term 12 Months

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POST:                          Project Coordinator LOCATION:                  Media Education Ltd, 183 Dalry Road, EH11 2EB SALARY:                      £20,500 pro-rata depending on experience RESPONSIBLE TO:      Media Education Charity Board and Project Manager appointed from Media Education Ltd HOURS:                        2 … Continued

Pilton My Child Project

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Neighbourhood Centre: My Child Project Last year, Media Education worked with West Pilton Neighbourhood Centre’s My Child Group to produce a short film looking at the parents’ experiences with the My Child Project. The group has recently secured funding to … Continued

Media Education Charity AGM 2014

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NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The charity’s Annual General Meeting will take place in The Space, 183 Dalry Road on Thursday 27th March from 6pm – 8pm.  We welcome all who would like to attend.

FILM FEB Complete

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WELL DONE GUYS!! FILM FEB comes to an end and the young people from West Edinburgh did a brilliant job. They created a short film from idea to finished product in a week! The short will be online and a … Continued

Film FEB!

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Film Feb had a great start today. The young people from West Edinburgh got to learn how the cameras work and came up with some brilliant ideas for the film. Over the next week we will film these ideas together … Continued

Pilton My Child Project

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Media Education met with parents from  Pilton Neighborhood Centre .  This is the start of four sessions where the group learn camera skills and interview techniques to create a record of their My Child Project.

Time To Shine Film Sector Meeting

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Thanks To Everyone Who Attended! The first meet up for creating a new national film network for Scotland went super well, thanks to everyone who attended. To download the notes from the meeting (13/12/13) please press the link below. Time … Continued

Time To Shine Meeting

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Time to Shine – Film Sector Development Meeting 13th December 11 am – 3 pm here at Media Education In the context of the development of the Youth Arts Strategy, film making does not have a national representation. This … Continued

Northern Lights Screening

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  Free Screening at The Space, Media Education, 183 Dalry RD, Edinburgh Thursday 28th November 7 – 9.30pm Refreshments and post screening discussion. Email :

Shared Sentences at SASO

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The films that were made as part of Media Education’s Shared Sentences, were shown this weekend at the SASO (Scottish Association for Study of Offending). The conference focused on improving the criminal reform in Scotland. We were proud to have … Continued

Radio Team hit the festival!

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This week we’re working with a group from Access to Industry to create fabulous radio inserts for community radio stations. Here’s a first taster from one of our budding reporters!   [soundcloud url=”″ params=”” width=” 100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Loads … Continued

Clydesdale Radio team meet the stars

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Check out the blog featuring audio, video and articles created by the Clydesdale Radio Team, during their week spent with us at the Edinburgh Festival! Here’s a wee taster, there’s loads more on the blog- [soundcloud url=”″ params=”” width=” … Continued

Young Carers on the air!

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It’s that time of year again when the Media Ed team pack up their troubles and head off to sunny West Linton to spend a week with this year’s young carers media team.  But, despite the sun and fun there … Continued

Film Friday’s Film Festival Fun!

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Film Friday’s  is a project funded by Creative Scotland and led by Media Educationthat involves young people in creative film making and gives them the chance to produce their own films. Over the past few weeks they have been involved … Continued

Facepainting Workshop Sunday 5th May

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As one of the longest established facepainting companies in Scotland,  there are not many places where Metamorface has not wielded a paintbrush at some point.  We have worked with the best and learned at masterclasses with some of the top  … Continued

Affordable Acting Technique Workshops

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“Nobody ever learns how. The search for human behaviour is infinite. You’ll never understand it all. I think that’s wonderful.” Uta Hagen Moving Parts popular acting workshops are returning to The Space next week: Based on the Uta Hagen exercises in her … Continued