I began making films in 2017 at an amateur film club called Reading called Reading Film & Video Makers (RVFM). I met like-minded filmmakers and began making no-budget shorts with them. I kept going.

SHORTS FILMS I’VE DIRECTED

I have directed & produced nine short films. I’ve written seven of them.

Four have been written by women and six female lead too.

SHORTS FILMS - ASSISTED 

I’ve worked on 14 no/low budget short films. 

Either as production assistant, runner, 1st AD, gaffer, photographer & occasional extra/actor. 

Overall I’ve worked on 22 short films over the past 4 years.

FEATURE FILMS

I've written eight feature film screenplays. Completing script breakdowns, concept art, stills, schedules and budgets for two of them.

MY COMPANY

I formed my production company Eric Garson Films LTD in April 2021 for SEIS/EIS funding. Company No 13329177.

 

AWARDS

Two of my shorts were officially selected at the LIMPA, Action on Film & New Forest Film Festivals respectively. 

 

SCREENINGS

I organised a screening of four of my shorts at The Regal Picturehouse cinema in Henley for cast, crew and the general public. Making DCP’s, posters, leaflets & leasing with the cinema owner, Picturehouse and cinema manager. In addition, I’ve screened a short at Reading VUE cinema for the Reading 48hr film challenge 2019.

 

CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL FILMS

I’ve worked on a 18 corporate shoots (corporate interviews, Facebook Live & Vox-pops) over the past 4 years. 

Normally been as a assistant or camera operator.

UNIONS

I’m a candidate member of The Writers Guild of Great Britain & BECTU.

 

SKILLS 

Final Draft, Celtx & Highland-2 scriptwriting software

DaVinci Resolve editing and colour grading software

Corel Painter & Krita digital painting software 

I own and operate a Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K (BMPCC4K), Lavallière & boom microphones

I'm actively seeking investment for my films through SEIS/EIS funding schemes. If you are interested in making films with me, please getting contact.

contact@ericgarsonfilms.co.uk