Off Grid Festival relies on the support of our media partners to record, collate and distribute images and words sharing our activities at Off Grid Festival. We appreciate their time and talent, as well their professional and ethical commitment to showing us that Another World is not only Possible, it’s Happening.
Sound in Theory
Si is part of the senior team at Exeter-based design company Sound in Theory. He is a super-talented, creative designer who gives a professional, funky edge to our Off Grid posters, fliers and official adverts. Well, we think so. You can judge for yourself!
Living in the Future
Helen is an independent filmmaker/writer and yoga/meditation guide. From 1997 – 2012 she worked with Undercurrents productions, creating and distributing alternative news. Helen is director of the Living in the Future series of documentaries on sustainability and community. She currently serves as Marketing Coordinator for Off Grid Festival.
James Light TV
James is an independent filmmaker with a gift for telling stories. He created the beautiful and insightful What’s Your Story films, (http://jameslight.tv/whatsyourstoryfilm) recording the inner/outer journeys of people in all walks of life.
Read more about James’s own personal story on the Off Grid blog.
Wiseman Productions are an Exeter-based team and we are really pleased to have their video production and editing skills to help record the colourful goings on at Off Grid Festival. You can watch Dan’s films on our website and Facebook site, or visit him on Vimeo. (https://vimeo.com/wisemanproductions)
Sarah’s eye for a moment and skill in capturing it make her one of our key Off Grid Festival photographers. You’ll see her shots all over our site and in our Photo Galllery.
“The Ecologist has been a really innovative and well-respected publication for very nearly half a century. it was founded in 1970 by ted Goldsmith and was the first publication in the UK to focus entirely on the environment.” Brendan Monatague, Editor
“…it’s incumbent on us as a community to develop our own media and to be very clear about whose interests it serves and how it serves those interests…” Read the Off Grid interview with Brendan here. Brendan Montague will be leading a debate at Off Grid 2018 around the role of independent media.
The Biophilia Project has hosted Off Grid Festival in 2016 and 2017. Biophilia Project founder and land custodian John Yates also contributed by hosting a series of two sessions as part of the Barn Programme. These were lively debates on the bigger picture of global hierarchy, money and power; offering ideas into the future of this unique project and discussing how you can get involved.
We partnered with The REconomy Centre. The centre in Totnes is a co-working and meeting space in Totnes, home to the REconomy Project, an initiative of Transition Network and Transition Town Totnes. The Centre and Project aim to bring forth a new economic system based on resilient local economies. Active programmes include the Local Entrepreneur Forums and Local Economic Blueprints.
They will be hosting a session on Systemic Change as part of the Conference programme with contributions from Restorative Practitioners Sophie Docker & Paul Kahawatte; Maria Franchi from Rhizome Co-op and Michael Thomas of Transition Network.
Permanent Culture Now is an online media platform supported by a community of like minded folk. They’ve kindly agreed to support this open-ended experimental process through the production of digital content which will be made openly available online following Off Grid in 2017 in order to help share our learning with a wider, global audience.