ENVIRONMENTAL

EXPLORING BIODIVERSITY:
around the Greater Belfast area
PROJECT AIM
This resource was commissioned by Belfast City Council and is aimed at primary schools.
The resource constists of 40 films, averaging 5 minutes each, all exploring different opportunities for children to explore biodiversity in and around Belfast. Films are divided into groups for children to watch in the classroom, and others for teachers to watch prior to delivering a session. A CD of teaching notes is provided giving teaching ideas and background information.

belfast city council

environment
biodiversity
 

FRACKING IN FERMANAGH
what could it mean?
PROJECT AIM
This film was made with 15 young people in Fermanagh, exploring concerns within the local community about fracking licensed for the County. Participants made animations to explore the fracking process, and then interviewed a range of farmers, fishermen, doctors and tourism providers. International perspectives were given by specialists from Canada where extensive fracking has already occured. Participants then interviewed politicians and policy influencers at Stormont and beyond. This community film was distributed online, and through theatre events supported by panel discussions.

fracking fermanagh
fermanagh fracking
 

YOUTH ENVIRONMENTAL FILMS
PROJECT AIM
To work over the course of one year
facilitating fifty local young people to
make a series of documentary films
exploring important environmental issues.
Four x 30 minute films focus on:
• Water and wetlands
• Sustainable food production
• Waste and recycling
• Sustainable technologies

 

 

EXPLORING THE SEASONS
PROJECT AIM
To produce a large format picture book,
with accompanying CD teacher’s notes
linked to the Revised NI Curriculum under
‘The World Around Us’, for use in
Fermanagh primary schools.

exploring seasons

seasons
explore seasons
 

LANDSCAPE COURSES
We facilitate eco-tourists and local people
to explore the local environment through
film-making, photography and animation.

photography course

lanscape course

 

FROM FIELD TO FORK
PROJECT AIM
To produce a large format book, teaching lesson
plans, and interactive whiteboard material to
explore healthy eating, and the production of
out foor from field to fork. Aimed at Primary
School children in Northern Ireland.
Funded by Investing for Health.

field to fork

filed to fork
field to fork
   
TOURISM AND THE ENVIRONMENT
PROJECT AIM
To facilitate tourism students at Sligo Institute
of Technology to make a documentary film
exploring the concept of eco-tourism, and showing
examples of eco-tourism initiatives in the
North West of Ireland. The film to be used as an
educational resource for activity and
accommodation providers.

Funded byFailte Ireland.

tourism

   
ROSCOMMON ARCHAEOLOGICAL DIG
PROJECT AIM
To produce a film document of an archaeological
dig at Riversdale in Roscommon, being conducted
by St Louis University USA and Sligo IT. The film
documented key stages of the dig and the important
findings and conclusions relating to this ancient
Bishop’s seat.

Produced for the landowner John Burke as an
information film for exhibition display.

rosscommon

 

 
 
 
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