Wilf Parsons - History

 

Digital Media Producer/Director/Project Manager producing a wide variety of projects and productions from 1990 to 2017 including;

 

 

2017 Knights Solicitors.  Video diary and hydro-therapy video, client with cerebral palsy, produced as evidence for legal processes.  Completed June 2017.

 

 

2017 Life Support Productions - Educational Publisher.

After establishing Life Support Productions in 1990 I have developed a range of educational resources including SRE (sex and relationship education) DVDs for people with learning disabilities.

 

Titles conceived, produced and distributed, both directly and through selected suppliers. Extensive Worldwide publishing network developed.

 

New website design, www.lifesupportproductions.co.uk 2017.

 

 

2015 Fundraising video – All Soul’s Clubhouse community centre.

Promotional DVD for fundraising. Please see videos page to view this video.

 

2014 Promotional videos – All Soul’s Clubhouse community centre.

Three videos detailing support services.

 

2011- 2015 Quality Assurance and Risk Assessment (Charity Sector).

• Quality Assurance consultant for All Souls Clubhouse, Central London Community Centre, developed and delivered successful quality assurance (PQASSO) assessment by the Charities Evaluation Service (2012-13),

• Policy and procedure development and updating,

• Environmental auditing risk assessment,

• Monitoring and evaluation - development and implementation

• Produced video and other digital media for online evidence presentation and as continuous improvement tools.

 

 

2013 Conference VideosPlanetary Boundaries Initiative. Symposium, conference and interview videos, made on location in Charles Darwin House.

 

 

 

2012 Darby’s Solicitors.

From 2007 to 2012 - 11 video diaries of children/young people with cerebral palsy, produced as evidence for legal processes regarding neo-natal injury).

 

 

 2010 TfL/London Borough of Southwark.

Range of projects including videos, websites and promotional activities.

 

2005 London Car Clubs - Promotional video about Car Clubs in London. Please see videos page to view this video.

 

2004-2010 London Car Club - Website guide detailing Car Clubs and locations in London.

 

2004-2010 Car Free Housing (London) – Website guide to car free developments in London - www.carfreehousing.org

 

 

 

 

 

2008 All Souls Clubhouse – 50th Anniversary DVD.

DVD detailing and promoting the range of services provided by All Souls Clubhouse community centre, Central London.

 

 

 

 

2001 Global to Local (sustainability consultancy)

Websites including home site and EgE magazine website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2000 fpa (Family Planning Association)

Sex, Storks and Gooseberry Bushes - Talking to Your Children about Sex.

Educational video (parents video). Please see videos page to view this video.

 

 

 

 

 

2000   EU Life Project/London Borough of Southwark

Range of projects including videos, websites and promotional activities.

1999 - 2000 Litmus (Local Initiative to Monitor Urban  Sustainability)

A documentary video including video diaries of residents involved in an urban regeneration project. Please see videos page to view this video.

1998 Air Aware - The Urban Inheritance.

Air quality monitoring and awareness raising project.

Video and CD-ROM Please see videos page to view this video.

 

 

 

 

1997 Peer Education Programme Video explaining and promoting this peer based drug, sex and alcohol education project, London. 3DD Entertainment. Please see videos page to view this video.

 

 

 

 

 

1997 Gamcare

Trigger Videos - A training video based around a series of dramas illustrating problem gambling issues.  Please see videos page to view this video.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1995 Amethyst Productions/BBC Disability Unit

Over the edge.

Video diaries about homelessness and mental health.  Production adviser, support and consultancy. Please see videos page to view this video.

 

 

 

1995 The Rhythm Method,

Nightfall.

Video diary of London's underground party scene. Please see videos page to view this video.

 

 

 

 

1994 Animus Entertainment/TyneTees TV

Ink Thief 7 episode children's series for ITV, editor and animation co-ordinator (honoured, for 'special effects' at the 1995 New York Film & Television Festival). Please see videos page to view this video.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1992 Berkshire Social Services

Training video for social workers and other carers detailing young people's experiences of the care system and suggestions for improvements. Please see videos page to view this video. add review

 

 

 

 

 

1992 London Media Link/Shell Petroleum

Global Scenarios.

Environmental staff development/awareness raising video. Please see videos page to view this video.

 

 

 

 

1992 Capital Gay/London Pride

Europride 1992

Video detailing the build up and day of Europride - London's gay pride festival in 1992. Please see videos page to view this video.

 

 

1990 Exeter Health Authority

Wake Up It's Daytime

Producer/director/editor - video guide to a new approach to day services for people with learning disabilities. Please see videos page to view this video. add community care review

 

 

 

1990 West Glamorgan Education Authority

The Visual Impact Project

Video detailing an arts based cross-curricular education project in South Wales. Please see videos page to view this video.

add art and design review

 

 

 

 

 

 

1988 The Final Choice - an Introduction to Suicide

Author/Producer/Director and published.  Suicide prevention/awareness raising video, endorsed by The Royal College of Psychiatrists. Please see videos page to view this video.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1988 Sphinx House alternative arts centre, Bloomsbury, London

Founded and developed alternative arts centre including educational workshops, exhibitions and video studio.

 

 

 

 

 

1984 Buzz Magazine

Journalist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1984- 1990 Independent Trader Camden Market, London.

 

1980 - 1984 Psychiatric Nurse (RMN) - Friern Hospital, North London Health Authority.

 

1977 - 1980 - various training and employment, much of it in IT and electronics including media management and Cobol Programming for ICL in Bracknell and Old Windsor.