Trudy used to work in the city but left to give back to her local community, running TETH Youth & Adult Services, a community based non-profit organisation in Brent helping youths and vulnerable adults through sports and other activities.
This film was made on a workshop with adults at London Sport's Clubworks. […]
Boye 'Wale' truly loves speed. He lives for motorbiking, driving, snowboarding... and works as a race track marshal at Capital Karts in Barking, East London. Wale gets excited at seeing the racing, but being a dad has given him a different appreciation of the speed involved. […]
Breyanna loves to run and aspires to one day run in the Olympics. She often feels trapped in the classroom but running makes her feel free.
This film was made on a workshop with adults at London Sport’s Clubworks. Facilitated by Chocolate Films, the participants gained filmmaking skills and created their own […]
Yvette Vanson is an award-winning documentary producer-director. She tells her journey into the business to girls and women on a Chocolate Films filmmaking workshop in Wandsworth, South London. Over 5 days, the 12 girls and women aged 12 to 50 developed documentary filmmaking skills and made their very own short film.
Vicki's father got her into sport. She now runs Out To Swim, a swim club for the LGBT community in London which hosts social and training events. Vicky is happy and proud to be part of a strong, powerful team.
This film was made on a workshop with adults at London Sport's Clubworks. Facilitated by Chocolate Films, […]
Sophi's Parents and Grandparents were social campaigners and inspired her from a young age. She was actively involved in the Anti-Apartheid movement which has since shaped her ideas and the company she has gone on to create.
Darshan has been 3D modelling since the age of 12, initially inspired by the games he was playing with his friends and the 3D world the characters and storylines existed in. Despite his family being hesitant about his career choice at first, Darshan is excited for his future in the 3D industry, and strives to continue […]
Yogesh recently moved to London from India with his wife and daughter. The UK has been everything he ever dreamed of and more, and funnily the place where he first ever began playing the sport he loved to watch so much when back home, cricket. […]
Annabel is a contemporary, hip-hop, and tutting dancer. Though her mum wanted her to be a ballet dancer, she has her family's full support due to her talent.
This film was made by young people aged 16-25 at West Thames College. Facilitated by professional filmmakers from Chocolate Films the participants developed do […]
Regina is an independent midwife and mother based in Enfield. She adores her job, and her ability to give the mothers she meets the confidence to do what their bodies are capable of. Since starting her midwifery training she has never looked back. "It's one of the most rewarding things you can ever do, to help somebody […]
Sports mean everything to Chris. He's been into it since a young age and now works out almost every day, playing basketball and going to the gym.
This Film was made by a group of young people aged 14-21 during a project which took place over Summer 2017 at Lift Youth Hub, Islington. Facilitated by professional filmm […]
Catherine has been researching the names of the soldiers from the borough of Barnet killed in the Second War World. Thanks to her work Barnet now has plaques commemorating those soldiers.
It all started when she realised that her father's name wasn't on the East Barnet War Memorial. […]
Steve is the the treasurer of the management committee at Culpeper Community Garden in Islington. He's 77 and has been gardening for most of his life. In the film, Steve reflects on the art and cycle of gardening.
This Film was made by a group of young people aged 14-21 during a project which took place over Summer […]
Sander is a professional ballet dancer. Originally from Belgium, he started dancing in Bruges at the age of 4. At 15, he got into the Royal Ballet School in London. We meet Sander as a dancer at the Royal Ballet. At the time the film is being released, Sander has pursued his other passion: teaching dance. He now runs h […]
Alfie a.k.a. QuantumCaza is a young YouTuber from Angel, Islington. He suffers from PTSD and vlogs to express himself and to find focus. Alfie's experienced hard times, but he learned to 'never give up'.
This Film was made by a group of young people aged 14-21 during a project which took place over Summer 2017 at Li […]
Casey is a young boxer from Croydon. At just 14, he's made the shift from getting into fights when problems occur to looking at things from another person's perspective and trying to improve the situation.
This film was made by young people at Croydon's Youth Arts service's film group Think It! Film It! as part of t […]
Paul struggled with drug addiction in his past, and has since found ways to express himself through exploring his sexuality and using his imagination. Follow Paul through his exceptional London flat.
This film was made by Christine Lutzu, Chrissy Lutzu Photography and Film. […]
Seun is 18 years old and makes grime music as Dolla Sign. By the iconic Shakespeare's Globe on London's South Bank, Seun tells how he sees grime's emergence and culture and what the music means to him.
This Film was made by students at Uxbridge College. Supported by their Media Teacher the Level 3 UAL Extended Diplo […]
#262 - Jake
Jake in is 31-40 and is a mental health campaigner.
Jake struggles with depression and has found a unique way to combat it - by walking 3,000 miles across the UK. As Black Dog Walks he tells about his mission, to promote exercise as an effective way to manage mental health. […]
Tom is a flight attendant at British Airways. Being away from his family, especially his baby brother, and partner makes the job difficult at times. But working as cabin crew has been Tom's dream since a young age and there's nothing he'd rather do.
This Film was made by students at Uxbridge College. Supported by th […]