Thursday, 15 October 2020

Sharon Woodward/WoodwardMedia Commissioned Films and Projects

Award winning filmmaker with thirty years of production experience both broadcast and non-broadcast. In August 2018 became employed as a public servant filmmaker in the UK.

Original break in television was in 1984 with the then new
Channel 4's Eleventh Hour, Youth Series 'Turn It Up'. Went on to train at  (Newport Film School) Newport Film School, The National Film and Television School and in the cutting rooms of  BBC Wales and Tyne Tees Television. Specialized from 2003 - 2010 in running media projects with young people with physical and
learning disabilities

 During 2010 to 2018 was a freelance filmmaker, project manager, media tutor and lecturer. Working with charities, corporate organizations, educational establishments, individuals and community groups with a particular interest in social history and archaeology. 

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Clients, organization and individuals:
Cornerstone Arts Centre, Abingdon & Witney College, Distant Object Productions, First Sight Media, Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, British China International Consulting Limited, A-T Society, Oxfordshire Museum Service, Open University, Oxfordshire County Council, Cherwell District Council, South and West Oxfordshire District Council (Taking Part), Vale of White Horse District Council, Film Oxford - Adult Education, OYAP Trust, The Orders of St John Care Trust, Iffley Academy, Memory Clubs UK ltd, Abingdon Resource Centre, OXFAM, Pitt Rivers, Voices From Oxford (Balliol College), NHS, Communication Management, Nicola Menage and The Blueberry Wave.


Production Awards and Nominations: 

2020 'Winner' Global Film-Maker Award (UK)
Global India International Film Festival, Maharashtra, India
 
Documentary Awards:
 
2020 Documentary Ska'd by the music
(Special Jury Award) Best Documentary Film Golden Sparrow International Film Festival, India
2020 Documentary Ska'd by the music
Winner Best Documentary Film Award Madras Independent Film Festival, Chennai, India
2020 Documentary  Ska'd by the music
Critics' Choice Award (Documentary Category) Tagore International Film Festival, India
2020 Documentary  Ska'd by the music
Special Mention Award (Documentary Category) Port Blair International Film Festival, India
2020 Documentary Ska'd by the music
(Honorable Mention) Best Documentary Film Athens International Art Film Festival, Greece 
2019 Documentary Ska'd by the music
Winner for 'Best Documentary Film' Global India International Film Festival, Pune, Maharashtra, India
2018 Documentary Ska'd by the music
Nomination for Golden Heart Trellick for 'Best Music Documentary' Portobello Film Festival. London UK

2009 Documentary Thank You Skinhead Girl
2010'Best Documentary Film' 8th Film Palace International Festival, SONY ERICSSON competition, Bulgaria
2009 Documentary Thank You Skinhead Girl
2009 Nominated for ’Best Film’ at the Portobello Film Festival London
 
1992 Documentary The Journey
*David Altshul Award for Innovation and Creative Excellence in Film Making
1992 Documentary The Journey
*The Critic’s Award at the 8th Edinburgh Fringe Film and Video Festival
1992 Documentary The Journey
*Certificate of Merit in honour and recognition of the production’s superior quality at the 28th Chicago Film Festival by the Chicago Film Jury.
 
Factual/Nonfiction  Awards:
 
  2021 Winner 1 Minute Film
Julian Cooper - Litter Campaign
  Tagore International Film Festival, India
 
2021 (Outstanding Achievement Award) Web & New Media Oxford City Council Newsreel 2020
  Tagore International Film Festival, India

2021 (Outstanding Achievement Award) Short Script (Tom Jennings) Oxford City Council Newsreel 2020
  Tagore International Film Festival, India
 
2021 (Winner Educational Film Award) Welcome to Oxford -Volunteering
Tagore International Film Festival, India

2021 (Outstanding Achievement Award) Web & New Media
Remembrance Day - online service
  Tagore International Film Festival, India
 
2021 (Best Women Director) 'Oxford City Council with Black History Month’
2021  (Web Series) Madras Independent Film Festival, Chennai, India

2020 (Special Jury Award) 'Oxford City Council with Black History Month’
2020  (Web Series) Port Blair International Film Festival, India

2020 (Education Film Award) 'History of The Covered Market with Malcolm Graham’
2020 'Winner' (Educational Category) Tagore International Film Festival, India
 
2020 (Educational Film Award) 'The Indian Army in the First World War : An Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Perspective’ 
2020 'Winner' (Educational Category) Tagore International Film Festival, India
 
2020 (Disability Issue Film Award) 'People Like Me’ 
2020 'Winner' (Disability Issue) Tagore International Film Festival, India
 
2020 (Education Film Award) 'What Was The Oxford Citizens Assembly on Climate Change’ 
2020 'Winner' (Educational Category) Tagore International Film Festival, India
 
2020 (Winner'Oxford City Council with Black History Month’ 
2020 (New Media/ Web Series) Tagore International Film Festival, India
 
2020 (Outstanding Achievement Award) 'Leonidas Oxford with Black History Month ’ 
2020 (Teaser/Trailer) Tagore International Film Festival, India
 
2020 (Outstanding Achievement Award) 'Leonidas Oxford with Black History Month ’ 
2020 (Category Music Score by Leonidas Oxford) Tagore International Film Festival, India
 
 2020 (Outstanding Achievement Award) 'Trap Grounds with Catherine Robinson’ 
2020 (Film on Nature / Environment / Wildlife Category) Tagore International Film Festival, India

2020 (Outstanding Achievement Award) 'What Was The Oxford Citizens Assembly on Climate Change’ 
2020 (Film on Nature / Environment / Wildlife Category) Tagore International Film Festival, India
 
 2016 Documentary short  ’More Than Just A Mirror’
2016 'Winner of First place podium' under the category of 'Non Fiction', Aahān 2016's International Short Film Event, Mumbai, India
 
Commercial/AD/Infomercial/Promotional Awards:
 
  2021 Outstanding Achievement Award) Commercial/Advertisement 
Councillor Dr Hosnieh Djafari-Marbini with Refugee Week
  Tagore International Film Festival, India
 
2021 Winner Commercial/Advertisement 
Pursuing A Zero Carbon Oxford with Oxford City Council
 Port Blair  International Film Festival, Andaman Nicobar Island
 
  2021 Winner Commercial/Advertisement 
Pursuing A Zero Carbon Oxford with Oxford City Council
  Tagore International Film Festival, India
 
 2021 Winner Commercial/Advertisement Oxford City Council Newsreel 2020
  Tagore International Film Festival, India

  2021 (Outstanding Achievement Award) Commercial/Advertisement 
Energy Superhub Oxford with Oxford City Council and ODS
  Tagore International Film Festival, India
 
   2021 Commercial/Advertisement Mask Up with Oxford Youth Ambition Team
2021 'Winner' (Commercial/Advertisement Category) Chhatrapati SHIVAJI International Film Festival, India
 
  2020 Commercial/Advertisement Mask Up with Oxford Youth Ambition Team
2020 'Winner' (Commercial/Advertisement Category) Tagore International Film Festival, India
  
2020 'Winner' (Commercial/Advertisement Category) Aria Photography - The Covered Market
Global India International Film Festival, Maharashtra, India

2020 'Winner' (Advertisement/Campaign Category) Foundling - (Leaving Care Campaign)
Global India International Film Festival, Maharashtra, India
 
  2021 Commercial/Advertisement ’We Are Oxford’
2021 'Winner' (Best Advertisement Film) Great Message International Film Festival Maharashtra, India

 2020 Commercial/Advertisement ’We Are Oxford’
2020 'Winner' (Commercial/Advertisement Category) Tagore International Film Festival, India
 
  2020 Commercial/Advertisement ’We Are Oxford’
2020 'Winner' (Best Advertisement Film) Indo Global International Film Festival, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
 
2006 Business Award - Corporate Production ‘So What Is A Trust Board’
Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy Awarded the Special Jury Award for Innovation (Production made with people with learning disabilities explaining Oxfordshire Learning Disability Trusts Governance) award supported by The Guardian Newspaper 2006

Drama Award:

1989 (Student Short) Morning After The Night Before
*1991Student Award - Welsh Film Council (Cash Prize) 

Articles about workshops and projects:

History, Archive Project 
Living Well With Dementia