Created by Tommy Anderson working with the 'Choices' group.
Gettin’ There is a colourful fusion of montages, stenciling and typographical artworks that is a reflection of the
experiences and aspirations of young people on the Choices programme in Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Between July 2008 and March 2009, the young people worked with designer and animator Tommy Anderson to produce an animation that explores their current environments and envisions new possibilities.
Gettin' There has been screened at Bristol Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival 2010, London Short Film Festival 2010, The Cooperative Film Festival 2009 and Juice Festival, Newcastle upon Tyne 2010.
Choices is an ongoing programme of arts activities for young people on North of the Tyne Intensive Supervision and Surveillance programme (ISS) focusing on the aspirations and life choices of young people in the youth justice system. Choices is jointly managed by Helix Arts and North of the Tyne ISS.