Sex Factor

Call for a production company

Sex Factor – A project through which people with learning disabilities can increase their knowledge and understanding of personal wellbeing and relationships through film.

Poole Forum, a speaking-up group run for and by people with learning disabilities in Poole, wishes to recruit a production company. The company will work with a group of 6 actors with learning disabilities to create a short interactive DVD. The DVD will form the central part of a resource pack that will address key issues around personal wellbeing and relationships, and in particular the areas of relationships, sex and sexuality. The production company will take as its starting point a research report (available December 2009), and will strictly follow and adhere to its recommendations.


Submissions deadline 9am, Monday 5th October 2009
Sex Factor will be delivered between January and April 2010 inclusive.
First edit deadline May 2010 (exact date to be confirmed)
Final edit deadline June 2010 (exact date to be confirmed)


Fees for Sex Factor: £10,000*
*This fee is fully inclusive of: director, producer, script development, sound, lighting, camera operator, production office costs, online / offline editing, participatory workshops, planning / development, mentoring, documentation, equipment hire, materials and all associated production costs.

For a copy of the full brief please contact:

Anna Shiels, Arts Programme Manager (Adult Social Care and Well Being)
Arts Development Unit, Poole Museum, 4 High Street, Poole BH15 1BW
Tel: (01202) 633971

Many thanks to Rosie at Creative Thoughts Productions for forwarding these details.

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