Friday, 10 May 2013

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 the first public servant filmmaker to be employed 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:

2019 Documentary ’Ska'd by the music’
2019 Winner for 'Best Documentary Film' Global India International Film Festival, Pune, Maharashtra, India
2018 Documentary ’Ska'd by the music’
2018 Nomination for Golden Heart Trellick for 'Best Music Documentary' Portobello Film Festival. London UK 

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 
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 

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

1992 Documentary ’The Journey’
*David Altshul Award for Innovation and Creative Excellence in Film Making
*The Critic’s Award at the 8th Edinburgh Fringe Film and Video Festival
*Certificate of Merit in honour and recognition of the production’s superior quality at the 28th Chicago Film Festival by the Chicago Film Jury.

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