Projects

2015 – A Guide to living in HMP Grendon

HMP Grendon LeafletA brochure produced by residents for residents

Working with men from across the wing communities, and a professional photographer and designer, to produce a series of interviews which were collated into a booklet about what they felt were the important elements to living in a therapeutic prison. This has been used throughout the prison system.

You can read the brochure here.

 

 

2014 – A Second Chance

Created by residents at HMP Grendon

Film project working with Psychodramatist Alun Mountford, and ten residents to devise a non scripted film about one man’s journey through therapy at HMP Grendon. This is used to explain to new arrivals how therapy might work.

2013 – Opportunity Knocks

A documentary created by residents at HMP Grendon

Working with residents from across the wing communities to produce a half hour documentary, about living in HMP Grendon. This is shown as an induction film to all those arriving in Grendon and those considering applying here.

2011 and 2012 – From Me To You

Storytelling DVDs made by resident fathers at HMP Grendon

Working with a large number of fathers to film and tell stories (both original and authored storybooks) on video to their children. These were then sent home as bedtime story DVDs.

2009 – Induction Film

Created by residents from HMP Springhill

Working with inmates to devise, structure and film a docudrama about a new arrival at the prison. Shown to all new arrivals at Springhill and to those considering applying here.

2001 – Bullfrog

Created by residents at HMP Grendon


Specially commissioned by Carlton TV as part of its First Cut series, this ten minute film about a man who’s history catches up with him in a high security prison, was devised and starred in by residents and shown on ITV.

2010 – Double Act

Created by residents at HMP Springhill

Working with a small group of men to write, produce, film and edit a half hour original comedy drama about mistaken identity.