EMS Newsroom

The Flipboard magazine below was created during my first media session at English Martyrs School. The magazine will act as a collection point for content created by the media students and a useful resource fed by Citizens Eye to support their studies. Later in the year I will be returning to work with the new ‘EMS…


Documentary Media in the Classroom

Citizens’ Eye is a consultancy that provides ‘documentary media‘ packages in the following 4 areas: film  photography audio new media Citizens Eye can provide a bespoke consultancy service for any school interested in documentary media. School’s Invitation: Documentary Media Month (1st – 30th November 2014) provides opportunities for schools to host their own events and contribute content…


Highcross CSR Week

This week Citizens Eye and Wot Box Participation are hosting the Highcross CSR Week from the Wot Space. Small groups of Highcross staff have been visiting the following local organisations and creating media content: Homestart Leicester Leicester Charity Link DMU Mile2 Zinthiya Trust ARC Inglehurst Junior School Diversity Hub Click the image below to visit…


Training School Workshop Tuesday 3rd June

The next workshop will be held during National Volunteers Week on Tuesday 3rd June at BBC Radio Leicester. The workshop runs between 2-3pm and the theme is ‘documentary media‘ and its components film, photography, audio and new media. Citizens Eye Training School – the programme runs every first Tuesday of the month between 1-4pm at BBC Radio Leicester and is free to attend.


Documentary Media Month

The Citizens Eye organised Documentary Media Month will take place in November 2014. The theme of DMM 2014 is ‘documentary……using film, pictures, audio with people involved in real events to provide a factual report on a particular subject.’ There are 4 Community Media Week’s that each focus on a different area – Local, Regional, National & International – and include free taster…


Docfilm Festival

Leicester’s 5th Docfilm Festival 1st-30th November 2014 Screenings will take place at the Phoenix Cinema (Screen Room 11am-6pm on Saturday 8th November) and a 20 seater ‘microcinema’ screen throughout November. Activities include the Docfilm School (12-19 year olds), 8mm/16mm Cine Hub and 48 Hour Docfilm Challenge. Documentary film submissions for the 5th Docfilm Festival are…


Reportage Club

The Reportage Club is a simple concept……..John Coster interviews guests about media related subjects in front of an invited audience. Previous guests have included Jim Davis (BBC Radio Leicester), Gaynor Nash (Legacy 2012 Coordinator), Lucy Peel (local documentary film maker) and Steve Crump (Former International Red Cross Sarajevo & 30 Degrees South book publishers). The latest event…