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Relative View

Engagement workshops to produce

a series OF SOCIAL THEMED short-films

project info


Relative View is a workshop Educational Engagement Project producing a series of three short-films - each presenting a group scenario examining the interaction between three different characters in the group.  This gives a visual perspective of their points of view or 'relative view'. ​



We host a premier screening to showcase all the participants hard work, and to which they can invite some family and friends to join them in celebrating their achievements.  ​


The films can also be used as a learning resource.

​"Major benefits of using this project within the community is to explore the issues young people face. Often, family members, teachers or youth workers don’t have the opportunity to discover young people views."


Sophie Roberts

Head of Drama - Baxter College

project outcomes

• New transferable skills gained around planning a project, managing a project and presentation skills.
• Improved outlook resulting from increased confidence with own ability
• New technical skills gained through producing and understanding the film making process.
• A changed perspective of the world around them and how their actions may affect the lives of those they come into contact with.





It can be designed for specific age groups or across generations, where understanding different points of view can be so beneficial in improving inter-generational relationships.

Different generations, with their respective different experiences can:

  • Provide an opportunity for both to learn new skills

  • Give the child and the older adult a sense of purpose

  • Help to alleviate fears children may have of the elderly

  • Help children to understand and later accept their own aging

  • Invigorate and energize older adults

  • Help reduce the likelihood of depression in the elderly

  • Reduce the isolation of older adults

  • Fill a void for children who do not have grandparents available to them

  • Help keep family stories and history alive

  • Aide in cognitive  stimulation as well as broaden social circles should a youth introduce technology into the life a senior

​"Young people are good at telling their stories and its good for the wider community to listen to them. This often doesn’t happen so projects like this are important."


Mike Oliver-Brooke -KDYT Manager



​If you would like to find out more about how the project can be designed for your group or school, please get in touch! 


We are always happy to suggest ideas and work with you to design the right workshop for your brief.  So please get in touch and see what we can do for you. 

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In the summer of 2016, The CBC undertook its Big Lottery Funded pilot-project for Relative View, in collaboration with Baxter College and Kidderminster District & Youth Trust. 


We were delighted to work with three very different groups who all brought such different ideas to their short films.  It was also interesting to find out what was important to different age groups as all subject matters were decided by themselves based upon role play and discussion.

​We are proud of everyone's achievements, from those who had no prior experience, to those who had performed before.


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Baxter College Sixth Form


How do we perceive the ‘perfect’ body? 

Are we influenced by society & media pressure? What are the lengths some will go to achieve this?



Baxter College Year-10


​We've all been at that party, wanting to impress our friends.  But how far will our morals stretch in ​the name of fun?



​KDYT Fusion Group


A short film about how its always better to be honest within all relationships and how we shouldn't listen to rumours - as they may not always be true!