Filmmakers Northern Town are looking for up to 3 care-experienced young people, aged 18-24, to take part in a documentary film, in front of the camera.

Coram has commissioned Northern Town to produce a 30-minute film about life at the Foundling Hospital for the children who grew up there between 1741 and 1881.

You will be asked to give your reactions to historical materials and your thoughts about life at the Foundling Hospital. You may be guided in asking questions of an expert or doing a short piece to camera.

You do not need to have previous experience of acting or film/television work. We are looking for interest and enthusiasm!

You must be available to film on two days in May and/or June.

Filming will take place at historic sites, such as Vestry House Museum (Walthamstow), as well as Coram’s modern headquarters (Central London). You must live in London and be able to travel to the filming sites.

Travel expenses and refreshments will be provided.

Please fill in the form below to apply, the deadline is 12pm on Tuesday 16 May. For more information, see the contributor agreement.

This Voices Through Time project is made possible by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Please confirm that you are able to commit to: 20-minute interview · 30-minute briefing meeting on Zoom · Up to 16 hours across 2 days of filming at London sites · Appearing on camera giving your thoughts and reactions to historical items, the history of the Foundling Hospital, and the stories of individual children who lived there(Required)

Please note: Both Coram and Northern Town will view the information you put in this application form.