New Doc Media Centre Venue Opens

The Documentary Media Centre has a new space….14 Northampton Street, Leicester LE1 1PA. It will be open on Saturday 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th November between 10am-4pm. A full programme of events, exhibitions, screenings and Reportage Club in-conversations, will launch in January 2020.    

Blog 2 of 6: The Andrew Grene Foundation

In my first blog, I wrote about the local charity we are supporting – Leicester Charity Link. In this blog, it is the first of the five overseas charities /organizations – The Andrew Grene Foundation – that will each receive £100 from our sponsored Leicester Half Marathon on Sunday 6th October. Andrew Grene gave his…

Running 13.1 miles to raise £600….

There are now only three weeks remaining till the Leicester Half Marathon on Sunday 6th October. I will be fundraising for 6 organizations in total, so the plan is to split the £600 between them, and then follow up on how the money is utilized by each. I will follow up each donation with a…

Pain & Gain 2019

Crunch time….I’m 53 and going to blow the dust off my trainers! What’s brought this on, I hear you ask…… watching the ‘London’ or ‘Great North Run’ ….. being passed daily by lycra-clad bodies on my way to the city-centre? Not really. The reason is ‘making a stand’……my youngest son has recently joined the army,…

New Programme 2019/20

I’m currently planning a new 2019/20 programme, and events are themed around the following five international days: 27th October 2019 – World Day of Audiovisual Heritage  The World Day for Audiovisual Heritage is a commemoration of the adoption, in 1980 by the 21st General Conference, of the Recommendation for the Safeguarding and Preservation of Moving…

Gallery: Doc Media Centre 6 Week Pop-Up

Documentary Media Centre operates on the ‘community of practice’ model: it identifies globally active documentarians operating across Latin America, West & East Africa, South Asia and South-East Asia. it offers researchers access to this documentary media content – documentary film, photography, audio and new media. it organizes pop-up ‘showcase’ events throughout the year.. Documentary Media is the intersection of…

Reportage Club: Paul Reilly

I’m hosting the final event of the 6 week Highcross pop-up on Friday 8th March. Start time: 6.30pm My ‘in-conversation’ with Paul Reilly will focus on his ongoing work on digital media and political polarisation in Northern Ireland. Paul is an Academic studying media and crisis communication, Northern Irish online groups, online research ethics, YouTube…