I’ve been with the Glasgow Film Crew for just over a couple of years now, I’ve worked on several projects starting out on props on “Rainbow Cups”, but my heart has always been in writing. After that and a few other roles on projects I went ahead with a simple (or so I thought) idea for a short spoof documentary inspired in part by one of the crew’s first completed shorts “The Man Who Kept Hearing His Name Getting Called Out”. Setting the movie in an office space created one o
Part 2 of 2: What Makes Post-Production So Slow? In the previous part of this blog post, I talked about what can be done during production to make post-production go easier for amateur or aspiring independent film-makers. In this part I’ll talk more generally about some of the things that make the editing process the most time consuming and arguably the most challenging part of film-making, at least psychologically. Editing Bottleneck The editing stage is a bottleneck in the
Part 1 of 2: What to do During Production to Make Things Easier in Post-Production
Team-up was one of Glasgow Film Crew’s first projects, and as Producer it’s my job to make sure the film is completed. However, despite the fact that we wrapped on principal photography in March 2013, the film is not finished yet. We haven’t even finished editing it. I’ll try to explain why, both as an apology to all the people involved, who have shown varying levels of patience, and as advice
It's that time of year again when we start talking about entering the 48 Hour Film Project. The first year we entered (2013) was a great experience if not troubled in some ways. We won two prizes for best use of the line of dialogue but more importantly the Best Writing. This was a somewhat interesting one as the writing process was a total nightmare. As the GFC has grown in numbers there are a lot of voices that all want input which is great except in the case of a competiti
Welcome to the new website! The Glasgow Film Crew has been in much need of a dedicated site for a few years now and finally got round to making it. Take a look around and see some of the work we've made over the last few years and what is on the horizon. If you live in Glasgow and are interested in joining, check out the Contact page and follow the directions.
The GFC is a collaborative process so we welcome people to write their own blog posts for this site -