Jean-Luc has been involved with Participatory Video since he was 13 years old. His first introduction to this methodology was in a training Nick Lunch ran in after school clubs at Isis Middle school in Oxford. He was involved in various Participatory Video youth projects until the age of 16. He went on to study traditional film and video making at Manchester Metropolitan University. After a few years working in the film and television industry in London he attended the Participatory Video facilitators’ course at the Lambeth Hub. After which he started working at the Lambeth Hub facilitating Participatory Video projects with young people and editing videos.
For the past two years Jean-Luc has been facilitating projects across the Balkans, Africa and the UK. Last year he spent two months in Cameroon working with the Baka NGO ‘Okani’ as part of the ‘Conversations with the Earth’ programme. Most recently Jean-Luc he has been working with girls in Uganda while co-facilitating the Most Significant Change and participatory video programme in cooperation with Nike Foundation partner BRAC Uganda.