Submerge your senses in Transference: a short film by filmmaker and ambassador Raffaello Degruttola. As well as directing, Raff acts in the film with Emilie Sofie Johannsesen. The short is set … Continue Reading Transmitting Transference
Mental Ideas is working with filmmaker and ambassador Raffaello DeGruttola on a series of powerful short films depicting different mental health conditions, starting with Transference: a bipolar love story about control. The film … Continue Reading A Bipolar Love Story
MENTAL IDEAS is an irreverent, witty, unashamedly provocative non-profit film and media platform promoting awareness of mental health issues, all forms of artistic expression, innovation and social enterprise. The platform spotlights … Continue Reading Brainstorm Launches MENTAL IDEAS!
One of the highlights of the Brainstorm Film Festival promises to be filmmaker, actor & Mental Ideas Ambassador Raffaello DeGruttola‘s hilarious portrayal of Ravi, a simple man with some… not so simple mental … Continue Reading FLIM – From BIFA to BFF!
The annual Brainstorm Film Festival (BFF) provides a global platform for innovative and ingenious filmmakers to showcase their films to an audience of film buyers, broadcasters, filmmakers & film fans. Along with … Continue Reading Brainstorm Film Festival
Mental Ideas places paramount importance on discovering, nurturing and championing new talent from around the world by brokering mutually beneficial relationships between emergent and established talent. In order to provide our … Continue Reading Mental Ideas Movies
The annual Mental Ideas Awards (MIA) reward & recognize creative, innovative and inspirational solutions to a diverse range of mental health and social issues. Benefitting enormously from the generosity of … Continue Reading Mental Ideas Awards
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In this age of propaganda, we find ourselves influenced not only by the voices of traditional and social media, but by our own inner voices. In this unique piece blending … Continue Reading Owen Fitzpatrick on How to Win the War in Your Head
The night we filmed No Way Home – Stop the Traffick on the streets of London was a very interesting and illuminating one…
Congratulations to filmmaker Raffaello DeGruttola for directing and delivering an understated acting masterclass in this powerful short film on human trafficking: No Way Home – Stop the Traffick. The film was shown at the … Continue Reading No Way Home – Stop the Traffick by Filmmaker Raffaello Degruttola
Mental Ideas provides access to arts, film and media opportunities for people of all ages and abilities who are coping with “invisible” (mental) health issues, directly and indirectly. Film & … Continue Reading Projects
Bipolar Express is an irreverent 30-minute roller coaster through the euphoric highs and debilitating lows of the bipolar mind. Produced and presented for RTHK by Sadie Kaye, guests include Central … Continue Reading Bipolar Express on RTHK
There are a number of ways you can be featured on Mental Ideas: as a featured artist/ writer/ author/ poet/ comic/ filmmaker/ social entrepreneur, as a Regular Columnist or Resident … Continue Reading Submissions