Because only together we can
When people come together and work as a community, you get a richness of storytelling and skills.
WHO WE ARE
Afan Arts is a registered charity, we use the creative process, drama and film, to make a real difference to people’s lives.
Is to produce ground breaking creative projects and to involve and inspire young people of South Wales. We encourage young people to get excited about being involved in the arts, digital technology and their community.
Our goal is for Afan Arts to become a central hub for producing innovative films for and by young people.
Established in 2018, all trustees are passionate about our community, education and learning. Afan Arts is committed to serving the people of our area and demonstrating what can be achieved when a community comes together, for a common cause.
Our work promotes tolerance, acceptance and community strength.
WHAT WE DO
— We Educate
Afan Arts provides a free platform for the young people of the area to participate in the creative arts, alongside professional actors and crews. Fully inclusive and fun, participation teaches fundamental and transferable skills, helping the young people feel valued and realise their own capabilities and potential
— We Strengthen
We build upon the strength of our community and connect and collaborate with the skills within. We help to develop a future generation that are thoughtful, creative, confident and skilled.
‘’My Life As a Bully”, rightly raises awareness to bullying, as the impact can be traumatic and often continues into adulthood. So, let’s stand up for others and take action against this issue. It is an excellent film with an important message”.
Baroness Helen Newlove, UK Victims Commissioner
“Denise Francis is a director with a well-developed sense of narrative dynamism and ‘B is for Bully’ captures the audience’s attention. Her talent and sensitivity allows her to access the more sensitive and subtle areas of the human soul.”
A. Serban Film Critic
“It was a real privilege for me to be able to host this special screening of ‘My Life As A Bully ‘, showcasing to my Parliamentary colleagues the amazing talent that we have here in Aberavon.“My Life As A Bully” delivers a powerful and thought-provoking anti-bullying message, and it left my parliamentary colleagues moved and inspired.”
Mr Stephen Kinnock, M.P. for Aberavon