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Future Leaders - national arts apprenticeship programme by Global Grooves

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Documentary profile of the first 'Future Leaders' national apprenticeship and training programme in carnival arts, run by Global Grooves. Full information about the programme at www.futureleaders.org.uk . Video created by Metaceptive for Global Grooves. From the website: 'Future Leaders' apprentices (aged between 13 and 25 depending on the art form) will extend their practical skills in carnival arts based music making, dance, visual arts and drum kit, as well as gain project management experience, guided by leading artists and professionals in their field. Study opportunities include residential weekend workshops, business and project development, and CPD (continuing professional development), all cemented by distance mentoring from leading UK and international artists and practitioners, tutorials, and portfolio work. Interviewees in order of first appearance: Holly Prest - Global Grooves Artistic Director and music tutor Pareesha - visual arts apprentice James - dance apprentice Ali Pretty - artistic director of Kinetika and visual arts tutor Oscar - music apprentice Deanna - dance apprentice Colin Spalding - artistic director of Rampage Mas and visual arts tutor Stephen - visual arts apprentice Dominic - music apprentice Mariana Pinho - artistic director of Gandaia Arts and dance tutor Farheen - music apprentice Maisie - dance apprentice Jon Hardeman - director of Grupo Ilu Axé and music tutor Brian - parent of young arts apprentice Simon - parent of young arts apprentice Angela Chappell - Relationship Manager, Combined Arts at Arts Council England Steve White - leading UK musician and patron of Future Leaders Eraldo Marques - Global Grooves Executive Director and music tutor Filmed at the Castleshaw Centre (Delph), Livingstone Primary School (Mossley) and Global Grooves Carnival Centre (Mossley) Music Soundtrack taken with kind permission from performance by Jon Hardeman, Grupo Ilu Axé, recorded live at Trinity Centre, Bristol, 2014. All video production and editing by Kooj (Kuljit Chuhan) of Metaceptive Projects and Media Thanks to all of the participants, staff, volunteers, supporting organisations, funders and individuals that made this possible. In respectful memory of Mat Fox. www.futureleaders.org.uk www.globalgrooves.org a Metaceptive production for Global Grooves. Copyright 2014, Global Grooves / Metaceptive