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…


Training School

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. The next workshop will be held during National Volunteer 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…


Training School 6th May

The next CMTS session will be held on Tuesday 6th May at BBC Radio Leicester. The workshop runs between 2-3pm and the theme is an ‘Introduction to Flipboard‘ and producing community newsletters. Click the image below for the latest Citizens Eye magazine on Flipboard.


Documentary Media Month in November

The new annual Citizens Eye organised Community Media Month will take place in November 2014. It will include 4 ‘themed’ Community Media Week’s and the 5th Docfilm Festival (1st-30th). Community Media Week 7 3rd-9th November Theme – Local Community Media Week 8 10th-16th November Theme – Regional Community Media Week 9 17th-23rd November Theme – National Community Media…


Choice Unlimited on Wednesday

Choice Unlimited is a UK wide road show on independent living and the first of its kind nationally. Aimed at disabled people, older people and carers, Choice Unlimited showcases the diversity of information, services, products, ideas and innovation that is available to support independent living all under one roof. At Leicester Tigers Wednesday 9th April…