Boomsatsuma Students Film for Vision: 2025

Boomsatsuma Students Film for Vision: 2025

Two Film and TV college students have successfully undertaken a commercial brief and created a series of videos capturing Vision: 2025’s Sustainable Event Summit.

Vision: 2025’s Sustainable Event Summit, held on October 2023, brought over 250 event professionals together to discuss festival sustainability and climate action in the sector. The non-for-profit organisation has a strong Bristol contingent, and were keen to offer an opportunity to our students to fulfil a commercial commission as well as film and edit the day’s panels for promotional shorts and webinars. 

Sophia Hashem and Mia Bradburn are Year 13 students studying the Film and Television Level 3 Extended Diploma, based at boomsatsuma’s facility in The Bottle Yard Studios. They undertook the paid commission with the support of boomsatsuma’s Reece Morrell and Bella Barrett. 

Having spent a day filming the conference at Newbury Showground, the first of the videos was delivered within two weeks, in-line with the deadline, with subsequent panel videos being released as a series on the Vision 2025 website.

Bethan Riach, Communications Manager, Vision: 2025, says:

"Boomsatsuma provided the video content for Vision: 2025's flagship Sustainable Event Summit event in 2023. Their students captured the live panels at SES23 for our resource library, as well as gathering vox pops and footage from the day, which they used to create short post-event round-ups and teaser videos for future events for us to use on socials. 

"The team were brilliant on the day: professional, friendly, discrete and with a good sense of what footage would create the most value. Post-production communication has been really impressive - with the team happy to take on feedback and respond swiftly with rolling out the content when we needed it. A huge thanks to all involved."

Securing commercial briefs on behalf of students and guiding them through project delivery is integral to boomsatsuma’s ethos of preparing students to enter the working world.

Mia Bradburn says:

"It was great to be trusted by an employer to create so much content for them. That experience of travelling outside Bristol as a film crew was exciting."

Sophie Hashem continued:

"To be offered paid work experience as a filmmaker at my age felt really special. I felt really professional at the event and it gave me an insight into what filming live events would be like as a career."