The Birth Project films

Research on screen

A major component of our research for The Birth Project is that it was filmed and that the films were edited in such a way to address the research questions.

Mothers Make Contemporary Art 

This 2017 film was shortlisted for the Arts and Humanities Research Council Research in Film Awards 2017. Executive Producer: Susan Hogan. Made by Sheffield Vision.

Mothers Make Contemporary Art

Mental Health Foundation

In this 2015 film, the Mental Health Foundation's David Crepaz-Keay talks about The Birth Project.

Mental Health Foundation's David Crepaz-Keay on The Birth Project

Birth Professionals Make Art

This 2015 film is about a series of workshops with birth professionals who used the arts to explore their experiences. Executive Producer: Susan Hogan. Made by Sheffield Vision.

Birth Professionals Make Art

Arts Elicitation with New Mothers

This 2015 film is about an art elicitation group which comprised a group of mothers who had been traumatised by their birth experience. Executive Producer: Susan Hogan. Made by Sheffield Vision.

Arts Elicitation with New Mothers

Mothers Make Art

This 2015 film follows a participatory arts group facilitated by the artist Lisa Watts. Executive Producer: Susan Hogan. Made by Sheffield Vision.

Mothers Make Art

Creative Practice as Mutual Recovery

This film, made in 2013, looks at visual research methods. Executive Producer: Susan Hogan. 

Creative Practice as Mutual Recovery

Birth Shock! The Documentary

This documentary features the world-famous consultant obstretrician Wendy Savage and the testimony of new mothers. Birth Shock! The Documentary. Executive Producer Professor Susan Hogan. Made by Sheffield Vision. 2018.

This documentary features the world-famous consultant obstretrician Wendy Savage and the testimony of new mothers.