Calling all youth workers: Sign up for free film-making training so you can support young people to create climate emergency films

We are delighted to partner with Screen Scotland and offer online film-making training for youth workers, so they can support young people to create short films that explore the climate emergency.

Young people in Scotland and across the world have played a significant role in highlighting the climate emergency and in pushing for action.

But not all young people understand the way that climate change will shape their future and many of Scotland’s young people have no voice to share their perspective.

Our partnership with Screen Scotland through the Youth Climate Film Project offers free film-making training for Scotland's youth workers, so they can support young people to create short films that explore the climate emergency from a young person’s perspective.

Two experienced film educators will provide online film-making training using simple and accessible smartphone and tablet technology. Following the training, youth workers will support young people in their youth work setting to create and show one or more 90 second films exploring the issue of climate change.

To take part in the film-making training, youth workers must have prior knowledge or awareness of climate change. This could include, but is not limited to:

  • Completing or registering for the Climate Emergency Training for Youth Workers course or an equivalent
  • Experience through education, volunteering or work
  • Taking part in climate action projects or discussions
  • Following climate change news and/or watching documentaries
  • Being aware of the impacts of climate change, whether at a local, national or international level

Film-making training dates for  October and November are available to book now.

Find out more here.

05 October 2020

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