Word Pictures is an indie media company belonging to Anuradha Vittachi and Peter Armstrong (who also run a charity called the Hedgerley Wood Trust).

It has been producing films, books, blogs and articles since 1990. Its first major film was The Two Edged Sword, a two-part documentary for the BBC on the arms trade, written and presented by Anthony Sampson.

Word Pictures continues to work with ethical organisations, great and small, including: The BBC, Centre for Sustainable Health,Climate & Development Knowledge Network, Climate Parliament, Climate Psychology Alliance, LinkTV, Migrant Voice, New Internationalist magazine, Open University, School of Movement Medicine and The United Nations Development Programme.

How Can Mental Health Services be Sustainable?

In October 2014 the Royal College of Psychiatrists held their…

This is my neighbour, this is my lover, this is my friend

A very powerful and moving piece at this year's Migrant Voice…

Buying with a Conscience

This live panel discussion brings together leading researchers…

High above the Sussex Downs

The new Phantom Vision 2+ put through its paces with friends…

5 Steps to Save the Planet

Short, pithy and persuasive - the charismatic Simon Maxwell makes…

The Real Cost of Healthcare

At the recent Cleanmed conference in Oxford, we were shocked…

Venice to Music

An informal Word Pictures piece with small camera and iPhone.…

Only Through Community

There are few stories of empathy in action more inspiring than…

Empathy Gateway

A chance to meet the playwright and activist Sarah Woods at the…