Meet the VividEcho Team

Alison Wright

Alison Wright has 10 years experience of arts based training and film-making. She is an expert in designing and delivering film based training programmes from ideas development to editing. Previous roles have included being team leader for nationwide education programmes including the BT education programme and the BAE Systems education programme. From 2004-2008 Alison was creative director at iotaMEDIA, a corporate video production company where she worked developing films and video content for corporate clients and designing a film-training education programme that was delivered to charities, schools and pupil referral units. In 2009 she joined CTVC as the senior trainer developing their youth film training programme. She has worked with over 2,000 young people of varying ages and abilities to produce films that have been screened at the British Film Institute, global festivals, BBC Big Screen, Current TV and UTV. In 2012 Alison completed a one year course in ‘Therapeutic Communications’ at Kids Company. More recently she has been teaching 3D film-making.

Rachael Clohesy

Rachael has 15 years experience in project management, brand development, fundraising, PR, events management and research. She began her career working for a think tank specialising in economic development where she managed a project working in partnership with HM Treasury, the London Business School, the Financial Times, RBS Group and small businesses across the UK. In 2003 she began a freelance career working for small businesses and not for profits delivering funding consultancy, events management and PR. In 2007 she co-founded and became the CEO of a small arts charity which was supported by the Arts Council. During this time she established partnerships with the National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, the Mayor of London’s Office, ExCeL London and a number of local authorities. Later in 2009 she became the youth and community engagement manager at CTVC, managing a large scale film training project.

In 2013 Alison and Rachael launched VividEcho whilst retaining close ties to CTVC.

We also work with a range of freelance film-makers and facilitators.