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Salmon Homecoming

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Title: Salmon Homecoming Project Client: Environment Agency Wales Year: 2004 Duration: Available on: The Salmon Homecoming Project charts the pioneering work of Environment Agency Wales in working with schools in the raising awareness and the involvement of pupils in their local environment, which in this case is the River Taff. EA staff set up a salmon hatchery in the classrooms of Tonyrefail Secondary and Primary schools and guide the school children about how to look after the eggs. Once the eggs have hatched the alvi are taken to the EA’s  big hatchery in Cynrig Brecon and raised to fry (teenage salmon). A few months later the schoolchildren are given a tour of the hatchery where they feed the adult fish and scoop up the fry...

HSBC – Investing in Nature

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Title : Investing in Nature Client : HSBC Year: 2001      Investing in Natures is a £50 million investment by HSBC over five years in three major environmental projects : Earthwatch; Botanical Gardens International ; and WWF’s clean water initiative. To launch it HSBC commissioned a film which would illustrate the work of the three beneficiaries and be shown at the Imax Cinema, Waterloo, London. A Video News Release and Web cut were also commissioned. These successful productions were followed up by a further film for the HSBC AGM featuring the Investing in Nature launch as well as other CSR projects.

Reaching the Invisible Poor

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Title: Reaching the Invisible Poor Client : Department for International Development (Dfid) Year: 2004. Duration:  20 min approx Reaching the Invisible Poor features initiatives from around the world which combat chronic poverty. The film accompanied a report which was launched by the Chancellor Gordon Brown, and the Development Secretary Hilary Benn at a chronic poverty conference in the House of Commons in May 2004. It was filmed in Uganda, Rajasthan and South Africa and features income generating, pension, and education schemes which have made a major impact in alleviating poverty. These schemes  illustrated in the film show that chronic poverty will persist regardless of economic progress unless governments take specific action to address it. The film was distributed world wide on CD and VHS.

Taff River and fisheries

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Title: The Taff Fishery : A New Beginning Client : Environment Agency Wales Year: 2004, Duration : 17 mins The Taff Fishery: A New Beginning charts the  environmental history of the Taff  through the dark days of the Industrial Revolution, through the major pollution spills of the 1960’s to the modern clean up and restocking of fish. It details the construction ofd the fish passes along the Taff and their importance  in bringing the river back to life. The film was launched at the international conference of the Institute for Fisheries at Cardiff University in September 2004.  

Wood fuel the practical renewable.

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Title: Wood fuel the practical renewable. Client : Forestry Commission Year: 2005-06, Duration : 26mins This film commissioned by the Wood Energy Business Scheme maps out the advantages and whats involved in switching to wood fuel as a renewable source of heating. The film promotes wood fuel boilers as a zero carbon source of heating and which currently attracts major grant aid for start-up costs for businesses.

National Skills Academy – Retail

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Client : Skillsmart Retail Released : November 2007 RT: 15 mins This film promotes the business planning phase of the new National Skills Academy for retail and includes the latest developments in the upskilling of the retail sector. It is one of several films commissioned by Skillsmart Retail which promote the need for more recognised qualifications, apprentice scheme, training  and professionalism in the retail industry