What we have done:
Securing tons of material in a long haul dash from Amsterdam to Salford, Manchester.
Researching tapes; digitising video, audio and posters; organising, creating a comprehensive database, restoring and creating new connections.
Documentary Teaser Production
Researching Videoheads' history, logging and exploring content, planning and filming interviews, developing narratives, graphics and a whole lot more.
Working with experienced teachers and professionals to create learning materials for diverse groups. Training nearly 100 people over the past 10 years and getting over 30 individuals into paid employment.
A website, Social platforms, blog content, some great PR and endorsements.
To provide momentum, funding and future distribution opportunities.
Created interactive events with social media output.
Toasted Production/Dig Media received 3 MPA nominations this year – recognising the content, collaboration and training.
Documentary mini- series, threaded together by Videoheads'
Education, Training, Research
Exhibitions - including development
for a major gay culture exhibition in the UK 2019
How people can help - funding for:
Training, research and restoration for video, audio, posters and expanding contacts
Exclusive private and public exhibitions of collection
Content we have:
List of popular names involved in the recordings;
THE SOFT MACHINE
THE INCREDIBLE STRING BAND
THE KIPPER KIDS
A mind-bogglingly varied collection of over 600 posters
and gay visual ephemera from 1960 onwards
Extensive, expanding international network of Videoheads associates
We are working on a series of very exclusive, bespoke gifts
for those keen to support us at this early stage.
Partners and collaborators:
SAS Daniels LLP
University Of Salford
Barclays Eagle Labs
Salford City Council
Heritage Lottery Fund