The Rural Media Company is an award winning production, education and development charity that uses creative and digital arts as a catalyst for community engagement and social change.
The second year of our hugely successful BFI Film Academy starts in October 2014 and applications are now invited from talented, dedicated and enthusiastic young filmmakers between the ages of 16-19 - lots more information and application forms can be found on our project page
The Frank Dale films are a unique picture of rural life. In all there are 111 reels - 11 miles of film, filmed in the relatively short period 1953-58.
Five Years in the Fifties is a new film created from the archive complete with poetic narrative and musical score played live.
The film has played to sold out audiences at Hay Festival, Lyde Court and Cawley Village Hall and can next be seen at Ledbury Market Theatre on 21st Nov 2014 along with another chance to see Life Loves to Change
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We innovate and create ground breaking digital projects and productions, creatively connecting and engaging people of all ages and abilities in order to share their stories, enrich their lives and to make themselves heard.
We can work with you to reach and engage new audiences and communicate your message.
Our report for the Shoot Smart action/research tablet filmmaking project is published
Applications are now open to young people between the ages of 16-19 for our second BFI Film Academy
If you missed the sell out Five Years in the Fifties at Hay Festival, Lyde Court and Cawley Hall you have another opportunity to see it at Ledbury Market Theatre on Nov 21st in a double bill will Life Loves to Change
Education & Training
Since 1992 the company has built a national reputation for the development and delivery of high quality media, films and arts education with young people and communities.