"Take One Action's focus on empowering local audiences to engage through film with global and environmental injustice is unique in the UK. This work is really, really important."
Patrons Ken Loach & Paul Laverty
Who We Are
Simon Bateson, Artistic Director
Simon is Take One Action's founder and Artistic Director, driven by a passion for great cinema and positive social change
Wendy Ball, Trustee, artist, communications consultant - Edinburgh
Wendy is passionate about bringing organisations together to make wider social change possible...
Liz Harkman, Trustee, runner, Encounters festival director - Bristol
Liz runs Encounters, the UK’s principle short film festival, with a growing interest in international development...
Keith Armstrong, Trustee, Energy Specialist and Environmentalist - Edinburgh
Keith is an energy specialist, passionate about film and sustainability...
Kirstie Shirra, Trustee, writer, environmental campaigner - Ardnamurchan
Kirstie is a seasoned environmental campaigner and community gardener resident on the West coast of Scotland...
A River Changes Course
Thu 30 May at 18:00
Powerful reflection on the frontline impacts of our global food system
Fri 31 May at 17:45
Social impacts of food production centred on Europe
Fresh and Wild - Meal & Ceilidh
Fri 31 May at 20:00
Community meal, short films, ceilidh
World-changing films with affordable public licenses plus great ideas to kickstart action in your community...