Welcome to Global Documentary

We make films and run events and webcasts that focus on positive change, for people, societies and the planet, both locally and globally. Seeing is believing and if people can see, they can understand, they can get involved.

Take a look at what we do......

Latest work - 'Mud on your hands', August 2016, 11minutes.

A short parable for modern day living that connects past, present and future. On the verge of a life overrun, will Milly break free?

The Environmental Litmus Test, Dec 2015. 17minutes

Made specifically in time for the UN COP21 Climate Conference. The historic decisions that global society take now really do matter in maintaining a safe environment. This film explores key issues that surround this global meeting. People can take effective action and 'The Environmental Litmus Test' is a clarion call to action.

"Connected", Nov 2014, 42minutes.

Connected asks questions about what kind of future we all want to see. Filmed on a journey across Europe, the film seeks to connect with others to discuss key issues that affect us all on a global scale.

Connected shows the real urgency for everyone to get involved and positively working towards change on many levels in order to secure a sustainable and fair world for future generations to inherit.

Saturday 5th November 2016TEDx Southampton

'Emerging from the Cocoon'

Berry Theatre, Hedge End, Southampton

Cocooning is a word that can be used to describe how communities connect – in that they don’t. The challenge we face is how to debunk this ‘separatist’ attitude in the face of challenges that are truly global and know no boundaries. In collaboration with University of Southampton, and Southampton Solent University.

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TEDx, Nov 2015, Live, 15minutes

Happy workers are productive workers. In this fact filled, fascinating talk, Vanessa King presents a range or research that shows just that and then goes on to powerfully argue why employers need to enhance the happiness, wellbeing and resilience of their employees.

Embrace the Change, Nov 2014, Live, 2hours 15minutes.

A live and interactive webcast about solutions for the future. Featuring key speakers from Economy, Environment, Media and Personal Change and music from Martha Tilston & The Scientists.

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Martha Tilston, Nov 2014, Live and VJ, 3minutes

Live with her band The Woods, Martha reminds us that it's a 'Good World'.

Celebrating Transition Towns International Conference, Nov 2015, 3minutes

Made live on site for inclusion in a live webcast event that we produced. This short film reflects the thoughts of those at the conference, and asks people to reflect on what's happing in the International Transition Movement.

The Sustainability Centre, Nov 2014, 6minutes

The Sustainability Centre are an independent learning centre, a beacon for sustainability and an award-winning social enterprise charity in the heart of Hampshire's South Downs in the UK.

Positive News, Nov 2014, 4minutes

Positive News is the world's first positive newspaper. They report on positive developments from across the world and take a solution-focused perspective on the challenges facing society.

'Embrace the Change' - interactive webcasting, Nov 2014, 2minutes

What is live interactive webcasting? A look behind the scenes from this event.

Polly Higgins - What is Ecocide?, Nov 2014, 6minutes

Ecocide - destruction of the natural environment, especially when deliberate. "Their crime is nothing less than attempted ecocide"

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About Us...

Global Documentary is born out of the idea that if we want the world to become a better place, then it is necessary to actively seek out better ideas, and communicate them in order to help shape our global conversations.

Contact Us...
Paul Maple:
07989 729676

Kate Maple: