Dancing with Two Left Legs is a one hour documentary about the power of music to mourn, to commemorate, to heal, to bring people together, and to help build a new, tolerant society. The programme highlights the story of the Cellist of Sarajevo during the siege of that city, and explores efforts since the war […]
Bound by Regulations
Bound by Regulations was my first ever radio documentary. I was inspired to make it when I discovered that, while I had grown up hearing stories of the hiring fairs, many Irish people had never even heard of them. I was fortunate to find three people who had been hired at the fair in Strabane […]
While on a two month posting to Windhoek, Namibia as an educational consultant, Claire wrote a feasibility study on the need for English courses for adult beginners and advised the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation on English language learning radio programmes. This was an APSO (former Agency for Personal Service Overseas) posting.
Claire produced two videos on behalf of the Department of Education and Science, one to promote Spanish (presented by Hector Ó hEochagáin), and one to promote Italian at post primary level. That role included drawing up the initial briefs, managing the tendering process and researching all contributors, as well as producing the videos. See more at: http://languagesinitiative.ie/spanish
It’s a Small World
Claire conceived the idea for this workbook on development issues designed for use with adult literacy students, and managed the project through to completion. The workbook was funded by the Development Education Unit of Irish Aid and was published in September 2008. The project was highly commended in the Once Off Initiatives category of the […]
The Just World website was an interactive website which gave students the opportunity to explore topics relating to the developing world, while at the same time practicing their literacy and other skills. This project was funded by the Development Education Unit of Irish Aid. The site site went live in February 2012 and was available […]
Claire Cunningham produced and directed the DVD content for Access 1, the first year of a new English language series for German secondary school students learning English. All filming took place in and around Plymouth in the UK in 2012.
Claire Cunningham produced and directed the DVD content for Access 2, the second year of a new English language series for German secondary school students learning English. All filming took place in and around Plymouth in the UK in 2012.
Claire Cunningham has produced and directed DVD content for Access, an English course for secondary school students in Germany, since production started in 2012. Post-production of Access 3 will take place in Ireland in 2014/15 and the DVD will be published in 2015 by Cornelsen Schulverlage GmbH.
Pat McCabe: Blood Relations
Claire researched this highly-praised documentary on Irish writer Pat McCabe. Produced by Midas Productions and Mass Productions and broadcast on RTE One television, this programme received a ‘best of category’ torc for arts programming at the Celtic Media Festival in 2009.