We are dedicated to sharing the knowledge, skills and insights we gain through our work with communities around the world. Here we present some of our growing collection of guidebooks and toolkits, written articles, and video tutorials.

Participatory Video

The front cover to the Community Screening Guide

Community Screenings for Participatory Video

This guide provides ideas and inspiration for anyone organising community screenings as part of a Participatory Video process. It includes advice on planning and delivering an effective screening, practical suggestions for logistics and technical considerations, facilitator tips, checklists, and a range of short case studies from a variety of past projects. This unique resource is…

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Two women showing their traditional seeds during a Participatory Video process in Nagaland

Who is participating in whose process?

In this article from The Barefoot Guide 4 (Exploring the Real Work of Social Change), InsightShare’s co-founder Nick Lunch shares examples of rural communities harnessing Participatory Video to develop and implement their own powerful and far-reaching development initiatives. This is the story of how indigenous farmers in India, Peru and other countries are using video…

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Young women in Ukraine during a Participatory Video workshop

What is Participatory Video?

The meaning, history and enduring relevance of Participatory Video as a term and practice model is explored in this entry into the International Encyclopedia of Digital Communication and Society written by InsightShare’s co-founder Chris Lunch and Tony Roberts from Royal Holloway, University of London. The earliest recorded example of Participatory Video making is perhaps the…

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