Supporting Our Community - COVID-19 Emergency

by BMT Film & Media C.I.C in Leeds, England, United Kingdom

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Flexible funding – this project will receive all pledges made by 27th August 2020 at 11:35am

To create 4 short form (3-5 min final edits) videos which showcase the key influencers in the community of the Leeds Jazz Underground.

by BMT Film & Media C.I.C in Leeds, England, United Kingdom

The global COVID-19 pandemic has created a very uncertain landscape for British small businesses, particularly Community Companies like ours. We are a relatively new Community Company formed early March 2019 producing publicity videos for various local bars and venues and re-investing this revenue into our 'Community Purpose' in order to promote principally  the DIY Music community in Leeds. Then lockdown happened. All out income ended as bars, venues and promoters shut up shop. We are now try gin to raise money to create short form videos to both public our community and help raise money to pay musicians, promotors and venues impacted by the economic downturn affects of Covid-19.

BMT is a community film and media company. We produce broadcast documentaries for television andcinema release and audio-visual promotion of under – represented groups and cultural activities. We are based in Leeds United Kingdom, the cultural, financial and commercial heart of the West Yorkshire Urban Area, giving voice to local communities, whilst reflecting the city’s strong cultural diversity and globalprofile. Our rapidly expanding archive shines a light on this significant cultural heritage. 

Unlike a traditional film company we produce work for the media industry but at the same time place the people we depict at the forefront of the creative process, seeking advice from the very community we portray, engaging with our social purpose via our Quorum of Community Consultants

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