What we have done:  

 

Content

Retrieval

Securing tons of material in a long haul dash from Amsterdam to Salford, Manchester.

 

Archiving

process

 

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.

 

Education

/ Training

 

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.

 

Promotion

 

A website, Social platforms, blog content, some great PR and endorsements.

 

Legacy

To provide momentum, funding and future distribution opportunities.

 

Event

 

Created interactive events with social media output.

 

Awards

 

Toasted Production/Dig Media received 3 MPA nominations this year – recognising the content, collaboration and training.

 Our Aims:  

 

Further

extensive restoration

 

 Documentary mini- series, threaded together by Videoheads' 

remarkable history

 

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

 

Documentary production.

 

Exclusive private and public exhibitions of collection

 Content we have:  

 

List of popular names involved in the recordings;

PINK FLOYD

THE SOFT MACHINE

BOB MARLEY

THE BAND

THE WHO

SANTANA

ALLEN GINSBERG

BOB DYLAN

DALAI LAMA

JOHN LENNON

YOKO ONO

SALVADOR DALI

THE INCREDIBLE STRING BAND

SOCIAL DEVIANTS

THE KIPPER KIDS

SHAWN PHILLIPS

FRANK ZAPPA

KEN KESEY

VANGELIS

EDGAR BROUGHTON

GRATEFUL DEAD

FAIRPORT CONVENTION

ALLMAN BROTHERS

THE BEATLES

THE KINKS

PLUS

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: 

AML

SAS Daniels LLP

Myerscough College

University Of Salford

Peel

The Landing

MediaCityUK

Barclays Eagle Labs

UTC

FutureSkills

Salford City Council

Heritage Lottery Fund