Tommy Anderson – Video Production, editing and music
Children North East / Helix Arts
This film was screened at the Houses of Parliament on 20 June 2012 at an MP and peers event hosted by Sharon Hodgson MP who is currently Shadow Children and Families Minister.
The UK has one of the worst records for child poverty in the industrialised world. 24% of children and young people living in the North East live in poverty. That’s 132,000 children and young people. Children North East set out to capture the lived experiences of children and young people by distributing 1348 disposable cameras across the North East region. 517 children & young people took part aged from 3-19 years old and the images were discussed with them during focus group sessions. This video is what they told us...