Church of Scotland 'Year of Young people 2018'
Church of Scotland contracted GlobalSound to produce
a short promotional film entitled 'Our Church' to celebrate church engagement with children and young people at local,
presbytery and national level.
The ‘Year of Young People’ commences January 28th 2018 with the ethos helping children and young people to be at the
heart of designing, developing and deciding what shape the year takes and how churches can get involved.
More learn resources can be found at
Year of Young People 2018.
Age In Mind - Action In Mind
In 2017 GlobalSound were contracted by Action in Mind to produce a series of four documentaries. Each film portrayed the life of an older adult who has experienced stigma and discrimination based on their mental health.
Age in Mind Change Networks’ is a new initiative which takes an innovative approach to reducing stigma and discrimination against older people with mental health needs across Scotland.
The Project Management group consists of representatives from: Action in Mind, See Me, Flourish House, Lanarkshire Association for Mental Health, Age Scotland, East Dunbartonshire Association for Mental Health, Health in Mind and Renfrew Association for Mental Health.
One of the films can be viewed here:
'Jean's Story' - Action In Mind
More information can be found at
Church of Scotland Stewardship and Finance - Time Talent Money
The Mission and Discipleship Council re-contracted GlobalSound in
in mid 2017 to create a training resource DVD and a series of short educational
on-line films. The objective was to assist their 'National Stewardship Programme'in
helping congregations the opportunity to think about how they use their time, talents
and money in serving God. The film was produced in three differing geographical
locations across the nation led by Church of Scotland Stewardship consultants and
members of their congregations. The topics, Time Talent and Money were individually
shared within each of the parishes urban, rural and suburban settings.
The film can be viewed here:
'Time Talent Money' - The Mission and Discipleship Council.
More information can be found here:
TEDx Bruntsfield - 2016
GlobalSound were contracted to film a series of live
TEDx talks in Edinburgh during April 2016. At a TEDx event, TED talks video
and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection sharing a
TED-like experience. These local, events are branded TEDx, where x = an
independently organised TED event.
This was an official TEDx event using the TED conference format. TED provided general
guidance for the TEDx programme which was coordinated independently by Theo
Priestly and held under a free license. Learn more at
The Howden Group - 2016
The Howden Group via Big Red Resources contracted
GlobalSound to film and edit
their 2016 corporate convention which this year was being hosted at Braehead Quay
in Glasgow. From its base in the West of Scotland, Howden has been leading the
world in the design and manufacture of fans, heat exchangers and compressors for
over 160 years. With over 6000 employees in 27 countries and equipment operating
in another 90, their products operate in key industries such as power generation
and petrochemicals where performance and reliability are crucial.
At this live event Howden management were filmed making keynote speeches enhanced
by stage crew lighting from Destiny Productions and live sound and direction from
audio visual events company Big Red Resources.
Church of Scotland Mission and Discipleship Council - Future Focus
The Mission and Discipleship Council re-contracted
GlobalSound on September 2015 to create their promotional
training film to assist their 'Future Focus' Program. 'Future Focus' involves three
workshop sessions taking church groups on a spiritual journey exploring their past,
present and future. Seven short films in total were produced for the project with
the promotional film viewable here:
'Future Focus -Brought Into Sharper Focus'.
Earlier in the year GlobalSound also produced a series of humorous 'Quick Guide'
film sketches for The Mission and Discipleship Council. The aim was to help
Churches bring the Bible to 'Life’ and be a starting point whilst exploring
how to present the 'Word' in ways that are both arresting and memorable.
Six of the Quick Guides can be viewed here: 'Bible Readings in Worship:
At the Lectern'.
Into Film - See It Make It - 2015
Into Film contracted GlobalSound to work with four
Stirlingshire schools to help produce six short films during 2015. Each school
took part in 9 fun workshops where many aspects of film production were explored
including the making of a short film.
The series of 36 workshops helped stimulate and facilitate professional film making
in schools and in turn assisted teachers and pupils to develop new skills and gain
continuing support throughout the entire film-making process.
The six films were premièred at the Macrobert Art's Centre Cinema with all the
film-makers. Two of the films made can be viewed here:
'Nump-tie' - Callander Primary School and
'Captured' - McLaren High School.
Fenwick Parish Church - Lest We Forget
GlobalSound were commissioned by Fenwick Parish Church
in 2015 on a five month film project exploring World War One and its impact with
the local community. Funded by Heritage Lottery, the aim was to create a short
series of documentary films with local young people which would help inform and
provide a commemoration opportunity for the wider community.
Weekly Film production workshops took place and GlobalSound supported the young
film-makers to engage in an exciting production process from initial idea to
scripting, filming, interviewing, greenscreen filming and acting. The films
document the lives of two very special Fenwick individual who served with
the military during World War One. The finished productions were screened to
a packed local audience at Fenwick Parish Church on the evening of May 16th 2015.
One of the films can be viewed here: 'Gilbert Sloan Wilson - World War One'.