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Freelance Artist

Simon Honey works in digital video with communities to help them explore issues, where it is likely to make a difference to the situation. He was Video Project worker based at Ecolocal for 3 years and has worked on other video freelance since then.

Currently he is working with Clusters, who are a centre of opportunity for people with disablities, to help them create videos about the centre activities.

Recent commissions include a DVD explaining the option of Self Directed Support for those who have social care. Watch the video (Opens in a pop up window)

An example of a typical commission: Working with a team of 3 young people aged 17 to 19 to produce a video commissioned by Sutton's Youth Offending Team. They learnt skills in script writing, story boarding, filming in different lighting conditions, and digital non linear editing using a video editing suite.

Since it's launch Shoplifting a Victimless Crime has been in demand Nationwide.

Read about a Video project for Broxbourne Borough Council that helped kickstart the regeneration of a Housing Estate. or See some excerpts from the film here (opens in pop up window)

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The video 'Shoplifting a Victimless Crime' showed all the consequences of shoplifting for staff, local communities, society, the shoplifter and their friends and family. A punchy, gritty and pacey 10 minute video, the Youth Offending Team said it excelled the brief and that the video could be used for much more than a discussion tool around Shoplifting in sessions for Youth Offenders.

Simon is all a video tutor working with members of clusters a centre of opportunity for adults with a disability. Links to their Youtube site below. Watch the videos and tell your friends. Everytime someone watches their videos, it raises money for the club.

Hampton Court

Glass etching

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Art & Design since 1989 Content © Simon Honey.
Please contact me, to discuss a project, training, workshops or a commission.