What we do

Dedicated to the use of digital media production as a forum for creative reflection on the subjects, issues and concerns that affect Britain's immigrant communities, the Trust undertakes community based participatory training in all aspects of script writing, digital video production, and internet broadcast.

Hitherto the Trust has developed a number of media-based training initiatives. Each project is a dynamic community skills-based training programme incorporating the usage of creative writing and the film/video media in developing innovative approaches to community learning. The project uses the acquisition of key skills (communication, team working, application of numerals and ICT) in its delivery in supporting skills development.

Who we are

Established in 1996 the Filmworks Trust is a national voluntary media initiative, headquartered in the London borough of Westminster.


The Trust is a non-profit making Digital-Video Training Agency, Scriptwriting Consultancy and Production Company.


Indebted to the Third Cinema tradition of democratic, accessible and collaborative filmmaking the Trust ethos forwards ...

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Aims and objectives

The Trust aims to empower young people of all backgrounds through its innovative training programme, enabling its learners to develop and contribute to the economic regeneration of its area.


Through skills training and job opportunities, learners can develop the skills and knowledge to lead to sustainable, financially rewarding and meaningful employment in the broadcasting, film and cultural industries - the second largest growth sector in the capital.

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