Listen to the voices of young people about how building resilience is not just their responsibility; all professionals, parents and carers should play a part.


YPAS NOW Festival 2021

St Julie’s NOW Festival 2021

Knotty Ash Our Favourite Things NOW Festival 2021

Bluecoat School – Tiers NOW Festival 2021

This performance represents COVID 19 and the impact it has had on the children.

Bankview NOW Festival 2021

This film reflects on children and young peoples' experiences through the pandemic and what parents, carers and professionals need to be aware of to support children and young people and to ensure their ACEs do not define them.


In this film, we see the voices of children and young peoples' experience of education and the impact this has on their mental health.


Children and young peoples' experiences of belonging during the pandemic.


Views of children and young peoples' experiences of technology and the impact this has on their mental health during the pandemic.


Exploring how young people feel about their rights being affected and how the pandemic has played a part in this.

Rights of the Child

Nani - The winner of the first NOW Festival which took place in 2016

Nani – Winner NOW Festival 2016

A powerful poem about young peoples struggles, written and read out by young people.

Miserable Teenager – YPAS Short film

This ACE film from the 2019 NOW Festival shows Olivia opening up about what life was like for her growing up with ACEs.

Olivia’s ACEs story

This animation is about a young person entering the care system who is dealing with difficult emotions.
Produced by The Art Clinic Liverpool 2019


In a world where human brains inch across snowy landscapes, where perils lurk in every shadow, one community will rally behind a struggling brain—and just might change the world in the process.

Brains: Journey to Resilience

This film is based on the performance ‘My Teacher Thought I Was, So I Am’ by pupils from Archbishop Blanch school, which won the overall NOW Festival award in 2018

Can you see me?

Highlighting the issue of stigma relating to mental health.

You’re Not Immune

This animation aims to support workers to know how to adapt the way they work to make a positive difference to people affected by trauma and adversity

Opening Doors: Trauma Informed Practice for the Workforce

This TedX features the story of a resilient, fictional young girl with an Ace score of 6 called Maja

TedX film by ReMoved