Aoibheann O’Sullivan has coordinated and taught a bespoke range of practical and theoretical media workshops for a variety of organizations like Filmbase, Griffith College, Vega School & the Digital Hub.

She also works in the not-for-profit, community and voluntary sector, with the aim to demystify video production and empower groups to use video as a modern, effective and relatively inexpensive communication tool.


crew tv

Crew TV

Crew TV is a collaboration between Young Urban Arts and DCTV. After a series of video workshops 14 young people from across Dublin scripted, directed and became cast and crew on a 3 part fictional series called 'Happy Pizza'. To be broadcast in October 2009.

Running time: 3 x 30 minute programmes for broadcast
Date: July 2009, Dublin


Crew TV

Young Urban Arts


Edenmore DVD

After a series of video workshops in November 2008, we produced the film ‘Edenmore and the CDP’; in it members of the community group give a history of the area, and their aims.

Running Time: 8 minutes
Date: November 2008, Dublin



Journey's Home DVD

Location filmmaking and practical workshops with the Spokes Video Group. The outcome was the film Journey’s Home screened at the Focus Ireland conference, and now being used in training and advocacy.

Running Time: 24 minutes
Date: November 2006, Dublin


Focus Ireland

Spokes Video Workshops

Eight weeks of video and editing workshops with the Spokes (Focus Ireland) video crew. This resulted in the completion of 2 short video’s showing two different transitional housing options available to people who are sleeping rough in Dublin today.

Date: April 2006, Dublin

South Durban Community Environmental Alliance DVD

Video and photography workshops, and the production of the film ‘Shell, BP, Engen and SDCEA’; a short film about the toxic relationship between the local residential group and their neighbouring petro-chemical multinationals.

Date: July 2005, Durban




Shift the Lens

An open day of workshops with local community groups covering press release writing, legal advice & photo/video sessions. We compiled a booklet and since then have held smaller, more intimate photography and video workshops with community groups around Durban like the Bayview Flats Residents’ Association.

Date: March 2005, Durban

DigiRhythm DVD

A music documentary commissioned by The Digital Hub following children from various inner city residential groups as they took part in a 3 week music making workshop. Clips from this were broadcast on RTE’s prime time news shows.

Running Time: 6 minutes
Date: August 2004, Dublin


Digital Hub