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!
Joshua Walters was born in Berkeley, California. In 2001, while attending the San Francisco School of Arts, Josh was diagnosed with bipolar disorder after hallucinating he was Jesus (who hasn’t?!) … Continue Reading Joshua Walters: Just Crazy Enough…
Owen Fitzpatrick is Mental Ideas’ globetrotting psychologist from Dublin. He has travelled to more than 92 countries and delivered talks and courses in more than 27 countries helping them to … Continue Reading The Art of Self-Belief – Owen Fitzpatrick
Ambassador and showman Mat Ricardo is guest speaking at an event at the National Gallery in Dublin tomorrow evening. Mat’s a busy boy, having only just finished his sell-out Big Mistake … Continue Reading Mat Ricardo on How To Find An Audience @ the National Gallery
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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The Score… There are so many love songs. So many artists, so many writers and so so many songs and poems about love. Few aren’t profoundly different from one another … Continue Reading From the Heart by Composer Nick Samuel
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 irreverent sequel to Sadie Kaye‘s 2015 documentary Bipolar Express is in the final stages of post-production. This time her focus is shining a spotlight on the lives of an eclectic … Continue Reading As Bad As It Gets – Coming Soon to RTHK!
The night we filmed No Way Home – Stop the Traffick on the streets of London was a very interesting and illuminating one…