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Disabled youngsters film screened at Cardiff exhibition
8 August 2012
A film for disabled youngsters made by disabled youngsters was
screened as part of an exhibition in Cardiff.
The 3D animated film, Staying Safe, was made by young people
with varying disabilities from Action for Children's Hawthorn
Project in Haverfordwest who also attended the event.
The youngsters joined forces with three community artists in
Haverfordwest to make the seven minute long film about staying safe
in Pembrokeshire for other young people with
The film was screened as part of Go Get Started, an exhibition
of mixed media visual art created by talented young disabled
artists from across Wales and presented by Disability Arts
Charlotte Phillips, Action for Children Key Worker said: "The
event was a great celebration of the work created by artists with
disabilities and it was a great compliment to the production team
to see the Staying Safe Film as being part of that. Everyone
had a great evening."
Young filmmaker, Ashley, 17, said: "I loved the exhibition, it
was really cool to see all the art made by other people and our
film looked great playing so massive on the wall".
To watch the film visit www.hawthornproject.co.uk
The Hawthorn project works with children and young people with
disabilities and their families.
Action for Children runs over 120 services in Wales, supporting
over 15,000 of the most vulnerable and neglected children, young
people and their families in local communities.