Our vision is for a world with good mental health for all. Our mission is to help people understand, protect and sustain their mental health. Prevention is at the heart of what we do, because the best way to deal with a crisis is to prevent it from happening in the first place.
The Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival is one of Scotland’s most diverse cultural events, covering everything from music, film and visual art to theatre, dance, and literature. The annual festival takes place in venues across Scotland aiming to support the arts and challenge preconceived ideas about mental health. By engaging artists, connecting with communities and forming collaborations, we celebrate the artistic achievements of people with experience of mental health issues, exploring the relationship between creativity and the mind, and promoting positive mental health & wellbeing
ActionAid is a leading international charity working in over 45 countries. We work with the poorest women and children in the world, changing their lives for good.
Our local staff provide immediate, hands-on support to women and children living on the margins of survival.
Together we demand action at local, national and international level. We don’t walk away until we’ve achieved lasting change.
We are dedicated to community engagement & personal empowerment. We work with individuals & groups from all walks of life using filmmaking as a tool to enable those furthest from power to get their voices heard. People are experts in their own lives and circumstances & we want to share experiences that develop the trust & cooperation needed to build resilient communities & foster positive change.
The Turing Trust is a sustainable development charity, making people more employable by bringing transformative technologies to those most in need.
Our main activity involves recycling IT in the UK for use in rural African schools. Our schools lack the learning resources we take for granted, limiting their potential. Together we can fight e-waste in the UK and improve education for young learners.
LIVED as an organization is committed to making visible, communicating and mobilizing support for the lived experiences of school-aged children in different contexts of displacement. LIVED aims to achieve this through the participatory production of documentary films and through the delivery of film-making workshops to displaced adolescents in each context.
The objectives of the OWC are to promote Development Education and:
a) to enable people to understand the links between their own lives and those of people throughout the world
b) to increase understanding of the economic, social, political, cultural and environmental forces which shape all our lives
c) to enable people to find ways to bring about change by acting locally to create a more just,