Posts Tagged ‘sleeping rough’

Sleeping Rough – Epigram Review

More exciting Sleeping Rough news! So we had our first Bristol screening of Sleeping Rough last week! It might have still been a private screening, but every time we put it on the big screen in front of an audience, no matter how big that audience is, it feels like a huge event; and it…

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Where Are We Now?

Happy 2018 everyone; Pastles Productions is set for a very busy year in 2018, and we think it’s gonna be a good one. Here’s why: We’re heading in new directions. In case you haven’t noticed, we’ve got a shiny new website! We’d like to say a HUGE thank you to Adam and the team at…

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Big Sleep Out 2017

Back in November, we had our first preview for Sleeping Rough, Pastles Productions’ first feature film. We were really lucky to screen at The Big Issue Foundation’s Big Sleep Out at the Oval, London, where film got an amazing reception, and we were stunned by the positive feedback from both members of the public and Big…

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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…

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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:…

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"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…

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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…

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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 [email protected] to get involved.

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