Mentee Gareth kicks off new football film series

Photo of Gareth Shoulder filming Ashley Cole interviewing a football player

2021 mentee Gareth Shoulder has been shooting a new series of films on football and wellbeing.

Gareth, senior videographer at Joe Media, is series directing six short documentaries featuring England U21 assistant coach Ashley Cole for Carling and CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably.)

Gareth, Ashley and the rest of the production team are telling stories of how purpose-led football teams across the UK are helping people overcome their mental health struggles.

Episode 1, filmed in Scotland, features Denny Warriors – a team set up to help men get active and socialise after lockdown. It is available to watch now.

Episode 2 – featuring Brunsmeer Awareness, a women’s mental health friendly team – goes live on the Joe Media social channels on Tuesday 12 October.