Interview with StreetWise

A new street newspaper for the homeless: A start-up that hopes to make a real difference. Sleeping Rough Film talks to the founders, Dave Wotherspoon and Jennifer Marshall to get the lowdown…   Jennifer and Dave believe their highly structured system is the best way to cater to the needs of each specific group within the homeless community. We decided …

Interview with Stephen Robertson, CEO of The Big Issue Foundation

Yesterday Stephen Robertson, CEO of The Big Issue Foundation kindly took some time out of his day to chat to Melita, co-producer of ‘Sleeping Rough‘, about homelessness, what everyday people can do to help and what he thinks of our concept. Take a look at what he had to say… by Melita Cameron-Wood   M: Why do you think homelessness …

“There is something really tangible that people can do.”

This morning, the Senior Policy Officer at Crisis, Alice Ashworth, kindly took some time out of her working day to speak to us about our Sleeping Rough project and the work that Crisis does to improve the situation of homeless people in the UK. by Melita Cameron-Wood M: One of the main things that we have noticed is that homelessness …

Smile at a Stranger

Tonight I visited one of Smile at a Stranger‘s soup kitchens in Exeter, chatted to some great characters and got some fascinating stories. The team there do a fantastic committed job, and I was astounded by the commitment of these guys, and by the feeling of community between everyone that’s there. #SleepingRoughFilm is going really well, with loads of interviews …

Volunteers needed!

We’re looking for volunteers to collaborate in the pre-production of an upcoming docudrama raising awareness of homelessness. Volunteering will involve chatting to rough sleepers, potentially visiting shelters and recording interviews. For more info about the project, please go to www.pastlesproductions.com/sleeping-rough or email info@pastlesproductions.com to get involved.