Day 3 of our Creative Documentary Training Course with participants from Ablevision Ireland and Prosper Kells saw the participants film their short documentaries in 3 locations around Dundalk.
Our first group filmed in the Dog Pound in Dromiskin – many thanks to Louth County Council. Our second group filmed int eh McAteers The Food House – many thanks to Jerome & Bobby and also to Conor for taking part. Our third and fourth groups filmed in Aiken Barracks – many thanks to all at the Irish Defence Forces, including Lt Col John Kilmartin and Sgt Riccardo Lucchesi for accommodating us, long with all those who helped out this morning doing interviews.
‘Let Our Voices be Heard’ is a creative documentary training project that seeks to teach young people with intellectual disabilities key documentary film making skills to allow them to produce a series of short documentary films that acknowledges their own unique contribution to society.
It is fund by the Broadcasting Authority or Ireland (BAI), the Meath Arts Office and Create Louth.
Next week see the participants working back in Creative Spark learning video editing skills to complete their short documentaries.