The current seafront defences are coming to the end of their lifespan, increasing the risk of flooding in Southsea; Southsea Coastal Scheme aim to create new defences that embrace everything people love about the Seafront, whilst simultaneously reducing the risk of a major flood event over the next 100 years.
The Media Production Centre worked with Zane Gunton, and Gareth Colwell from Portsmouth City Council, to produce the video, which was written as a collaborative effort between Gareth Colwell, and CCI’s Toby Meredith.
Drama and Performance students Annabel Bonsu, and Kieran White acted in the video, with Luke Robertson as voice over, whilst the Production Crew consisted of Film Production students Daniel Bushen, Deniss Griscenko, and Dominic Cox, Msc Creative Technologies student Connor Cleary, and Film Production graduate, Saffron Watson.
The video was directed by Toby Meredith, who said “Special mention to Dan Bushen for the edit he produced. It has had a great response from Portsmouth City Council”
The video has not only been successful for the Southsea Coastal Scheme, the students who participated have also benefited from the project, Connor Cleary said:
“It was a great experience working with the Southsea Coastal team and the University, I hope the video helps the people of Portsmouth gain a greater understanding of the project, and the good work that is being done to protect our city”
The video is the first stage of a large scale video project to the Southsea Coastal Scheme, and with over 28,000 views on the Southsea Coastal Scheme Facebook page, the project has clearly been a success. The incredible video is a testament to the outstanding talent of our Media Production Centre, and CCI students.
You can follow Southsea Coastal Scheme on Facebook @SouthseaCoastalScheme, and Twitter @SouthseaCS, you can also check out their website, and fill out their questionnaire, so that your feedback can be incorporated into the design process!