Multi-Media

Hedleys Horizons

Lights, camera, ACTION! If you’re interested in making music videos, short films, adverts or web design then why not get in touch with Karten Media?

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This social enterprise provides opportunities to get involved in multimedia activities and provides opportunity to work in an enterprise which produces real outcomes for the community and local businesses.

Training and production practice is available in video format, high-end digital photography, digital and stop frame animation and web design with streaming video. There are lots of different roles for you to try out and get involved in, both in front of and behind the camera.

Multimedia Social Enterprise

Multimedia Social Enterprise

These roles include The team at Hedleys Karten Media write, record and edit podcasts, which are then hosted on mixcloud.

We host a range of podcasts from radio plays and music shows to documentaries on local history and sports discussions.

Social enterprise allows you/small group to plan activities and fundraising outcomes.

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Karten Media is an exciting project based at Forest Hall Horizons that provides the opportunities for disabled people to get involved in multimedia activities.

People who join us can develop their skills in:

  • Writing, storyboarding, scripting.
  • Website design and podcast production.
  • Radio Production.
  • Working as a team.
  • Recording and editing techniques.
  • Directing and production services.
  • Camera operation and lighting.
  • Sound recording, vision mixing.
  • Set design and building, makeup and special effects.

The suite boasts a studio space, control room and stop-frame animation area and has adjustable benches for wheelchair access.

The project aims to develop activities initiated by people who access the service, but it can also be used by community groups and businesses to enhance the effectiveness of their communication.

Training and production practice is also available in video format, high-end digital photography, digital and stop frame animation and web design with streaming video.

There are lots of different roles for people to try out and get involved in, both in front of and behind the camera. These roles include writing, storyboarding, scripting, directing, production services, camera operation, lighting, sound recording, vision mixing, linear and non-linear editing, grip operation, set design and building, makeup and special effects.

The team at Hedleys Karten Media write, record and edit podcasts, which are then hosted on mixcloudPeople who join us learn how to work as a team whilst developing recording and editing techniques.  We host a range of podcasts from radio plays and music shows to documentaries on local history and sports discussions.

Creative Care Studios

We also have our very own website https://www.creativecarestudios.com/

Creative Care Studios

www.CreativeCareStudios

Creative Care Studios brings media into a new age, where modern day technology fuses Creativity, Care and Media together to create a collective package of life changing rewards for all of our service users.

Bringing to you the best quality multimedia skills to suit any budget.

Creative Care Studios are a service made up of support staff and adults with various disabilities, we embrace individuality and focus on each others strengths.

We provide high quality media at a professional standard within a social care setting. We are care with creativity, and our compassion to helping others make us your number one choice.

Our services cover a broad spectrum of creative topics, here are a few listed below.

  • Web Design
  • Video & Editing
  • Music & Audio
  • Photo Optimisation
  • Animation
  • Social Network set up
  • Business branding design
  • Search engine optimization (SEO)

We provide Social Awareness videos to:

  • Bring awareness about discrimination and the impact it has on people’s lives.
  • Inspire people to act, by spreading the message or taking a specific action.
  • Draw attention to key issues that matter to you.
  • Raise awareness about who you are and what you do.

Hedleys Radio

We are an Internet radio station that covers the whole of the UK, Our Service Users and Students broadcast shows to run 24/7.

 

Hedleys Radio is set out to be a versatile radio station with shows ranging from Current chart hits, Comedy shows, Daily news, Original material from our fantastic Music department and much much more.

Alexa Skill

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Android App

Hedleys Radio Android App. We now are live on the Google Play Store. please support us by downloading the Hedleys Radio App.

 

Our Radio station comes with its very own Application found in your App store making tuning in one step easier, We can also be found via Amazon Alexa in the comfort of your own home.

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Hedleys Heritage Project

Hedleys Multimedia runs a unique ongoing project that focuses on the History of The Percy Hedley Foundation -  A registered charity recognised as leading the way in the provision of specialist, high quality and innovative services for disabled people. In over 65 years we have grown from supporting 12 children to more than 1000 disabled children, young people and adults, their families and friends.

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Heritage Outcomes

The outcomes of this project includes a group of Service Users learning new skills about digitising old heritage films and photographs. Service Users edit restored digitised films along with enhancing and restoring archived photographs using multiple software.

We want to capture our predecessors’ original memories and stories before they leave us, or things get lost, deteriorate or get destroyed. This project is set out to catalogue, record and preserve historic material (including books, images, film, documents, objects etc) to best practice standards with a heritage specialist. 

We will digitise some of this material for ease of access for future use and enable young people, their friends and families to understand the social and cultural development of disabled people in the North East of England.

A wider range of people will engage with Hedleys’ Heritage through the sharing of some of this material in a variety of ways, such as video links, newsletters, PR and podcasts, and a mobile exhibition to celebrate this project. The historic material will be identified, stored, and recorded in better condition and this project will enable the history of The Percy Hedley Foundation to be better interpreted and explained.