Sharon Woodward

Last edited by WoodwardMedia on 4 August 2018
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Unearthing The Anglo Saxons - Museum Film
More Than Just A Mirror - Award winning film
More Than Just A Mirror - Award winning film
Radio drama workshop, Access all Areas  Cornerstone, Didcot.
Certificate from Nottingham Film Festival
Ska'd by the music  - documentary on stage Roy Ellis & Neville Staple

Independent award winning filmmaker, first break in television was in 1984 with the then new Channel 4's Eleventh Hour, Youth Series 'Turn It Up'. Went on to train at Newport Film School, The National Film and Television School and in the cutting rooms of BBC Wales and Tyne Tees Television. Specialized from 2003 - 2010 in running media projects with young people with physical and learning disabilities.
During 2010 to 2018 was a freelance filmmaker, project manager and media tutor. Working with charities, corporate organizations, educational establishments, individuals and community groups with a particular interest in social history and archaeology.
In July 2018 joined Oxford City Council in the UK, as filmmaker with the Communications Team.

Production Awards:
2016 Documentary short ’More Than Just A Mirror’
*2016 'Winner of First place podium' under the category of 'Non Fiction' Aahān International Short Film Event, Mumbai, India

2009 Documentary ’Thank You Skinhead Girl’
*2010 'Best Documentary Film' 8th Film Palace International Festival, SONY ERICSSON competition, Bulgaria
2009 Nominated for ’Best Film’ at the Portobello Film Festival London

2006 Business Award - Corporate Production ‘So What Is A Trust Board’
Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy Awarded the Special Jury Award for Innovation (Production made with people with learning disabilities explaining Oxfordshire Learning Disability Trusts Governance); award supported by The Guardian Newspaper 2006

1992 Documentary ’The Journey’
*David Altshul Award for Innovation and Creative Excellence in Film Making
*The Critic’s Award at the 8th Edinburgh Fringe Film and Video Festival
*Certificate of Merit in honour and recognition of the production’s superior quality at the 28th Chicago Film Festival by the Chicago Film Jury.

1989 (Student Short) ‘Morning After The Night Before’
*1991Student Award - Welsh Film Council (Cash Prize)