Guest Post By Ellie Fawcett

Volunteering with older or disabled people – why do it? I only started volunteering with an older, disabled woman about halfway through my first term in second year. I’d wanted to do it for a while, but always thought I had no time and was too busy. I think I watched a YouTube video about […]

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Ferried – The Production Diaries (4)

What a difference a week makes… You’ll remember me ending last week’s post with The Dude’s eternal phrase “Strikes and Gutters”. Well, this week feels like a half-strike. We are still waiting to bag our stars and I’m still chasing up the funding contract. But… ….We heard that Kickstarter, through their partnership with Shooting People, […]

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Ferried Short Film – The Production Diaries

Welcome Welcome to the first Ferried Production Diary Entry. For those that don’t know here’s a little summary about the film: Ferried is a character led, dramatic short film about loneliness in older people; it shows what one man’s kindness can do for another. The film looks at the beginnings of a friendship between Michael, a seventy-something widower, and Ahmed, […]

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How we came to making Ferried

Ferried was not the first short I thought I would make. It came about last year when Ollie was still working, and I was looking for someone who could help get another script off the ground. The premise of that original film (Automat) was that a young man finds out he has blood cancer and […]

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