Jun 24 , 2020

HETV Learning Session - Every question you wanted to ask a post production house

  • When: 24th Jun 2020, 11:00-12:00
  • Organised by: ScreenSkills
  • Location: Online
  • Price: Free
  • Application deadline: 22/06/2020

ScreenSkills HETV Skills Fund are presenting a series of online industry expert led learning sessions, to support freelancers continue to develop their skills in the HETV industry during the Covid-19 crisis.

These interactive sessions will each focus on different HETV grades and departments and give participants “how to guides” as well as sharing knowledge and expertise, insights and an overview of a variety of practical skills and processes from industry experts, as well as advice to help them further develop their career in HETV.

Every question you wanted to ask a post production house is aimed at freelancers working in the HETV industry, who are keen to understand more about the post-production process and have questions relating to their up and coming projects.

This Q+A session will provide a unique opportunity to ask any question relating to post to the managing directors of two of the countries most successful post houses, with the ability to also submit questions before the session as well as during to ensure your questions are answered.

The session will be delivered by award winning and company founder Rich Moss of Gorilla (https://gorillagroup.tv/) a post facility based in Cardiff whose clients include BBC Worldwide and HBO and Rowan Bray, Managing Director of Clearcut, (http://www.clearcut.cc/) who has over 30 years experience in post production, whose current clients include Disney+ and Netflix.

Our experts:
Rich Moss is an award winning editor and Gorilla’s founder and Managing Director. Gorilla launched in 1999 (Then named ‘Mwnci’ – Welsh for ‘Monkey’) with Rich as the main finishing editor and colourist, the company grew from a single linear tape suite into a nationally respected post-house with over 100 Avid suites, 8 Dub suites, Grading, VFX, Animation, Studio and OB. Now with a purpose built HQ spanning 5 floors and two other facility locations, Gorilla has around 70 permanent staff and operates 24/7. Gorilla delivers hundreds of hours of multi genre programming from ‘Daytime’ to High End Drama, to International clients including BBC Worldwide, Netflix, HBO and all UK Broadcasters. Gorilla is the leading post production facility in Wales, while still retaining its boutique roots and customer service values.

Rowan Bray has managed several leading post-production facilities having worked in client-facing roles in post-production for over 30 years. She is MD of the Clear Cut Group, comprising Clear Cut Pictures, Clear Cut Nations & Regions and The Edit Store. These companies offer programme and film-makers high-end post services across documentary features and programming, factual entertainment and current affairs. With well over 100 suites across 5 locations, the Clear Cut Group are delivering to all the major UK, US and SVOD broadcasters (incl Netflix and Disney+) for their clients. Rowan puts clients at the heart of the post production process ensuring the greatest value on screen, underpinned by creative excellence and friendly, professional services.