CV

17 years in media production clients include public, private and educational sectors

3 years in TV production and post-production incl. live and as-live broadcast for BBC1 and 2, Channel 4, Ark Productions, Gwynhelek Productions, Dragon Pictures (1997 – 2000)

3.5 years at Working Title Films and TV (1993 – 7)

Documentaries have been screened/commissioned by Channel 4, Carlton TV, Current TV, The Community Channel, FourDocs

Winner ‘Best App’ Media Innovation Awards 2013 for Walkabout St. Ives.

Films selected for competition at Cornwall Film Festival, Celtic Media Festival, Media Innovation Awards.

Exhibited at Newlyn Art Gallery, The Exchange Gallery, Royal Cornwall Museum, Trebah Gardens, village halls, Carn to Cove.

Barbara is currently studying for a PhD at Exeter University, Penryn Cornwall campus.

 

 

2015/16/17
AS WE GET OLDER (COMPLETED)
(Producer/Director)
A contemplative short film on aging, dancing and friendship. 5 minute documentary commissioned by Shallal Dance Theatre for the Joie de vivre Pavilion Dance SW competition 2017.   https://vimeo.com/222581309

HOME OF SPRINGS, TRENGWAINTON (CURRENT)
(Producer/Director)
2.5 year digital heritage / interactive documentary project at Trengwainton Garden, Penzance
Funded by HLF, Awards for All, The Tanner Trust, Cornwall Community Foundation, Feast, The National Trust
www.trengwaintonheritage.co.uk

KING FOR A DAY (CURRENT)
(Producer/Director/Cinematographer)
Documentary feature film in production.
Selected onto Sheffield Doc Fest’s Fast Track to Features.  Shortlisted for BFI Film Fund.
http://checkthis.com/kingforadayfilm

PhD Research Candidate (CURRENT)
Exeter University, Penryn Cornwall campus
English Department
www.eprofile.exeter.ac.uk/barbarasanti

CORNISH DOORWAYS – SHALLAL DANCE THEATRE (CURRENT)
Co-Producer and bid writer for Shallal Dance Theatre’s new 3 year project
www.shallal.org.uk

2016
INTO FILM School workshops
Educator. Supporting pupils at Redruth school to make a short film over a two month period.

2013/14
LEONARD FULLER – A SYMPATHETIC EYE
(Producer/Director/Cinematographer)
10 mins documentary promo commissioned by Penlee House Gallery and Museum to coincide with exhibition Autumn 2014.

WALKABOUT  WEST CORNWALL APP
(Co-Director/Co-Producer/awen productions cic)
Development and production of our second location aware heritage apps in partnership with Penlee Gallery Museum.  Funded by Heritage Lottery Fund. http://www.walkaboutapp.co.uk/content/walkabout-west-cornwall

A WORLD OF OUR OWN
Rediscovering Cornwall & Isles of Scilly through Archive Film
(Producer/Director)
5 minute short film made in collaboration with Five Islands School, Isles of Scilly.  Part of  The Tre Project.  Funded by Heritage Lottery Fund / Feast (Arts Council England).

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE – FAL RIVER FESTIVAL
Creating a short film using Falmouth Docks archive film material.

THE TRE PROJECT
Rediscovering Cornwall & Isles of Scilly through Archive Film
(Producer/Director)
2009 – 2015. Originally an 18 month project funded by UK Film Council / South West Screen and Feast now funded by Heritage Lottery, Feast (Arts Council England) and Cornwall Community Foundations till 2014.
http://thetreproject.wordpress.com/. A Cornish county wide project re-purposing and screening archive and new films with communities (including at exhibitions and galleries).

2012
WALKABOUT  ST IVES APP
(Co-Director/Co-Producer/Editor)
Award winning archive film / location aware heritage app.  Commissioned by Creative England. Winner for ‘Best App’ at Media Innovation Awards 2013.  Shortlisted Celtic Media Festival 2014. http://www.walkaboutapp.co.uk

PEN SANS
(Director/Producer/Editor)
15 mins documentary part of The Tre Project.  A short film using archive film.  Selected for competition Cornwall Film Festival (2012) & Celtic Media Festival (2013).
Heritage Lottery Fund / Feast (Arts Council England)

DOORWAYS
(Director/Producer/Editor)
Short films collaboration with Shallal Dance Theatre.  Commissioned by Shallal Dance Theatre.  Selected for competition Celtic Media Festival (2013).  Screened on The Community Channel (2013).

2011
TRANSITIONS
(Director/Producer/Editor)
30 minute documentary promo following people with autism and the transitions into adulthood. Commissioned by Cornwall Council and Cornwall & Isles of Scilly NHS.  Screened on The Community Channel (2013).

FROM THE DELL
(Director/Producer/Editor)
10 mins documentary part of The Tre Project.  A short film utilising personal archives.
UK Film Council / Feast (Arts Council England)

CORNWALL FILM FESTIVAL DISABILITY FILM PROJECT
3 x short films made by people with learning disabilities in Cornwall.  Commissioned by Cornwall Film Festival.

2009/10
INSPIRATION
(Producer/Co-Director/Editor)
a short film by Zoe Wilton
Produced by Barbara Santi
Winner Best Film Mencap 2009

SHALLAL – MAKING AN ALMIGHTY DIN
(Director/Producer/Editor)
10 mins short documentary. Winner of Community Voices competition
Funded by Feast (Arts Council England)

TWENTSE WELLE
IDTV Docs (www.idtvdocs.nl)
(Researcher/Producer)
Researcher/Producer for Boscastle Cornwall interviews

GYPSY FILM PROJECT
(Producer/Film mentor)
“All I Want is You” 5 mins short film funded by First Light Films & Our Money Your Dream

DANCE FOR WELLBEING PROMO
(Producer/Director)
Commissioned by Arts for Health Cornwall & IOS

SINGING FOR WELLBEING
(Producer/Director/Editor)
Commissioned by Arts for Health Cornwall & IOS
Training DVD for using music & singing in Care Home settings

SAFE PLACES PROMO
(Producer/Director)
Commissioned by Cornwall Council.  Screened on The Community Channel (2013).

FOSTER FILM FUN
(Producer/Co-Director/Editor)
animation film made by young people in foster care
Funded by RIO

SHALLAL PROMO
(Producer/Director/Editor)
DVD Promo.  Commissioned by Shallal Dance Theatre.

TRANSITION CURRICULUM
(Producer/Director/Editor)
DVD Promo for Plan-iT Earth/Cape Cornwall School
Funded by RIO

ARTS FOR HEALTH
(Producer/Director/Camera/Editor)
Training DVD for Care Home settings

TRADITIONS TO TRANSITIONS
(Producer/Director/Camera/Editor)
15 mins Promotional DVD and exhibition ‘Plan-it Earth Environmental Education Project’. Commissioned by English Heritage

LEAVING CARE
(Producer/Director/Editor)
20 mins documentary commissioned by Carefree Cornwall.
Screened at National Leaving Care Week Conference 2009

2008
CARN TO COVE VILLAGE HALL SCREENING TOUR
(Producer)
Contemporary Farming Films programme screening across Cornwall

CHILDREN’S CENTRE PROMOTIONAL DVD
(Producer/Director/Editor)
20 mins promotional DVD shot on HDV for Children Services Cornwall

ROMANIA/CORNWALL DIGITAL ROMA GYPSY PEN PAL PROJECT
(Producer/Film mentor)
Funded by The British Council www.penpal.project.com

PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP LEADER
“There’s no such thing as society” 2 day workshop at Newlyn Art Gallery

CAPE CORNWALL SCHOOL ARTS ENTERPRISE DAY
(Producer/Film mentor)
10 mins documentary
Commissioned by Cape Cornwall School

LAFROWDA FESTIVAL FILMS
(Producer/Film mentor)
4 x 1 mins short films
Commissioned by Lafrowda festival and Cape Cornwall School

STREET STYLES CORNWALL
(Producer/Director)
3 mins documentary for Current TV
http://current.com/items/89262757_street_style_cornwall

2006/7
DIGITAL COMMISSION & EXHIBITION
Farming Families – Funded by Arts Council SW/Carnegie UK Trust
Documentary film & Digital project using film as a platform for social change.  Exhibited at Newlyn Art Gallery.  Shortlisted Media Innovation Award.

LIVING HISTORY PROJECT AT CAPE CORNWALL SCHOOL
(Film mentor)
Interviews and 10 mins film made as part of Oral history project.  Funded by Heritage Lottery Fund.

COMMUNICATION ROUND
(Film mentor)
5 mins short
Parc Eglos School commissioned by Cornwall Film Festival

2005
LAND GIRLS OF CORNWALL
Director/Camera/Editor
20 mins documentary commissioned by Hypatia Trust.  Screened on The Community Channel (2005).

TWO THIRDS WATER
Film workshops leader / Producer
Nancherrow Centre, St. Just
Funded by First Light Film Project (UK Film Council Funding)

DIGITAL INSTALLATION/EXHIBITION at Trebah & Glendurgan Gardens
Landings – commissioned by The Works, the National Trust, Trebah Gardens, Creative Partnerships & Creative Skills

INSPECTOR GWAVAS
Film workshop leader / Producer
Gwavas Residents Association
20 mins Intergenerational documentary film project

Lands End Peninsula Forum Consultation DVD

WIRED WORDS
Digital Promo commission – 10 mins & 6 mins promo
Museum collections & creative approaches to the Literacy Strategy. Penwith District Council & Porthcurno Museum

2004
THE TRIO
Film workshop leader / Producer
Humphry Davy School Penzance
Funded by First Light Film Project (UK Film Council Funding)

GWAVAS FUND DAY (2) PROMO
Film workshop leader / Producer
Girls after school film club

THE ALCHEMIST
Editor
5 mins promotional video commissioned by Cornish Theatre Collective.

2003
WIND YOUR WAIST
Editor
25 mins Cuban Dance film & Showreel for Nina Martin.

FILM WORKSHOP LEADER
Workshops run by Cornwall Neighbourhoods for Change & The Community TV Trust. Working with 3 groups in Penzance (Humphry Davy School), St. Ives (Reminiscence project) & Camborne (Pengegon Estate)

THE FREAK
Camera/Editing workshop leader
6 day workshop for First Light (UK Film Council Funding) &
Creative Partnership film project at Cape Cornwall School

2002
ROOTS
Carlton TV
Director/Camera/Editor
10 mins documentary

THE RESSURECTION – part 3 of The Ordinalia Miracle play cycle
Director / Producer / Camera (DV & Super 8)/ Editor
25-mins documentary film with video sales commissioned &
funded by Arts Centre Trust (ACT), Cornwall

ANCESTRAL VOICES
Director / Producer / Editor
10 mins promo
North Cornwall Arts commission

TRIBE
6 mins promo
Camera / Editor
Arts Cornwall Trust / the Chase Charity / Carn to Cove

ARTS ADVISOR FOR ARTS COUNCIL SOUTH WEST

2001
KERNOW VOICE
Editor
5-mins promotional video
Hall for Cornwall commission

THE PASSION – part 2 of The Ordinalia Miracle play cycle
Director / Producer / Camera (DV & Super 8)/ Editor
25-mins documentary film with video sales commissioned &
funded by Arts Centre Trust (ACT), Cornwall

FABRIC FETISH
Director / Producer / Camera / Editor / Photogarpher
• 8-mins video installation
• Accompanying clothes design exhibition at The Arts Club, Penzance

GWAVAS FUN DAY
Director / Producer / Camera / Editor
15-mins promotional video
Funded by Penwith Community Development Trust, Drugs Awareness Team
& Golowan Arts, Cornwall

MY SCHOOL
South West Arts Commission (Kicking off fund)
4-day DV documentary workshop at Pendeen School, Cornwall

2000
BLIP
Director / Producer / Camera
15-mins documentary film on the solar eclipse in Cornwall
Screened at Cornwall Independent Filmmakers Association, Feb 2000

BROADCAST EXPERIENCE

Sep 02 CARLTON TV: DIRECTOR / PRODUCER / CAMERA / EDITOR
• Roots – 10 mins documentary film
• Commissioned by Carlton TV & South West Screen
• Transmitted: 16th December 02

March 01 DIRECTOR / PRODUCER / RESEARCHER / CAMERA
• The Origo Mundi – part 1 of The Ordinalia miracle play cycle
• 25-mins documentary film with video sales for ACT
• Short listed at Celtic Film Festival 2002

Sept – Dec 00 DIRECTOR / PRODUCER / RESEARCHER /CAMERA
• Golowan…Feast of John – 25–mins documentary film
• Funded by Golowan Arts & Penzance Town Council
• Short listed at Celtic film & TV Festival 2001

Mar – April 00 CHANNEL 4 – DIRECTOR / PRODUCER / CAMERA (DV)
• Stones Tour of Britain – 50-mins documentary film
• Funded & transmitted by Channel 4 (16th April 00)

Feb – Mar 00 BBC2 – BROADCAST CO-ORDINATOR
• “FIRST SIGHT” – Outside Broadcast on London Mayoral Elections

Jan – April 00 BBC2 – BROADCAST CO-ORDINATOR / RESEARCHER
• “FIRST SIGHT” – Current Affairs & Features in documentary
• Experience in Newsroom South East

Dec 99 – Jan 00 BBC1 – PRODUCTION CO-ORDINATOR
• “2000 TODAY” – Live Outside Broadcast over the millennium, Dover location

Jan 99 – Jan 00 FREELANCE RESEARCHER / SCRIPT READER
DRAGON PICTURES, LONDON

Feb 97 – Dec 98 FREELANCE CO-ORDINATOR / SCRIPT READER / RESEARCHER
GWYNHELEK PRODUCTIONS, CORNWALL

4 – 9 July 99 POST PRODUCTION CO-ORDINATOR – ARK PRODUCTIONS, LONDON
“Real Gardens – Hampton Court Flower Show Special” – Channel 4

24 May 99 PRODUCTION ASSISTANT – ARK PRODUCTIONS,
Chelsea Flower Show Special

July 97 – Jan 98 FREELANCE SCRIPT READER / CO-ORDINATOR / RESEARCHER
WORKING TITLE FILMS & TELEVISION, LONDON

May 97 – Jun 97 PRODUCTION CO-ORDINATOR – GWYNHELEK PRODUCTIONS
“Picture This – Silvering Up” – BBC2 Documentary

April 97 PRODUCTION RESEARCHER / CO-ORDINATOR / STILLS PHOTOGRAPHER
GWYNHELEK PRODUCTIONS – Ch 4 documentary promo

Jun 94 – Jan 97 PRODUCTION ASSISTANT to Head of Television & Head of Development
WORKING TITLE FILMS & TELEVISION
Including development & script reading/reports writing, production,
post-production & marketing experience

Oct 96 – Jan 97 PRODUCTION / POST PRODUCTION ASSISTANT / STILLS PHOTOGRAPHER
WORKING TITLE FILMS & TELEVSION, Ch 4 Drama series promo

March 96 PRODUCTION / POST PRODUCTION CO-ORDINATOR
WORKING TITLE FILMS & TELEVISION, ITV Comedy series (London shoot)

Oct 95 POST PRODUCTION CO-ORDINATOR
WORKING TITLE FILMS & TELEVISION, ITV Comedy series

1994 PRODUCTION / POST PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
WORKING TITLE FILMS & TELEVISION, Ch 4 Children’s Comedy series