With the support of a BFI Vision Award, barry crerar are developing a slate of authored stories that seek to inspire and provoke. Feature drama projects in development include CUCKOO (Paul Wright); THE FLAMING HEART (Ruth Paxton) and GIRL (Adura Onashile).
The company is currently in post-production on their feature debut, RUN, from writer/director Scott Graham, in co-production with Margaret Matheson’s bard entertainments, funded by the BFI, BBC Films and Creative Scotland, to be sold internationally by Film Constellation.
Also in production is short film BE STILL MY BEATING HEART, written and directed by Ruth Paxton, funded by BBC Films alongside BFI and Creative Scotland through Scottish Film Talent Network.
barry crerar co-produced feature documentary IRENE’S GHOST, director Iain Cunningham, producer Rebecca Mark Lawson, funded by BFI, Creative England, Creative Scotland & Wellcome Trust. The film premiered at BFI London Film Festival 2018 and is nominated for the BIFA Discovery Award 2018.
barry crerar are in development on feature film GIRL with writer Adura Onashile and director Chika Anadu. GIRL has been selected for iFeatures, the low budget feature film development initiative funded by Creative England, BFI, BBC Films and Creative Skillset. The project has also been developed with Scottish Film Talent Network and their Write4Film programme.
In April 2018 Alia Ghafar joined barry crerar as a junior producer on a year long traineeship as part of Creative Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018 Creative Traineeship Fund. Alia was selected from more than 100 applicants and is working across barry crerar’s slate of projects, developing skills in story development, film financing, production and distribution.
In 2017 barry crerar produced two films with artist filmmaker Rachel Maclean, SPITE YOUR FACE and R U SATISFIED?, which was broadcast on Channel 4 in August 2018.
From 2014 – 2016, Rosie was Development & Production Executive at Creative Scotland, credits include Peter Mackie Burns & The Bureau’s DAPHNE. Prior to this Rosie was Programme Manager at BFI London Film Festival, Festival Manager at Flickerfest International Short Film Festival, Co-Director of Glasgow Short Film Festival. From 2013-2016 Ciara was a commercials producer at Mallinson Television Productions and previously, Development & Production Executive on the UK Film Council funded DigiCult’s shorts programme. They have 20 years combined production experience including producing award-winning short films and high end TV commercials.