CENTRAL PERK

 

February - March 2010

 

Commissioned by the Touch Agency to produce the first ‘Show and Tell’ film on Nelson Bostock’s, FeverPR website.

 

This video captures the excitement surrounding the opening of the ‘Pop Up Central Perk’ of Friends on Carnaby Street, London.

 

You can find the film on YouTube.

FISHING TALLA

 

March 2010

 

The production by GTMP of the FISHING TALLA pilot is complete. We are now in discussion with a potential commissioner.

 

‘Fin on The Water’ pilot, DoP Euan Myles, Canon 5D MkII Video. Shooting 1920x1080 in H264.

 

Narrated by Kenny Blyth, Written by Finlay Wilson,

Edited by Gavin Turnbull.

 

Euan, Finlay and Gavin have proven to be a strong team with a unique vision with ambition to push this format. We are open to listening to all commissioning offers.

 

A VERSION CAN BE SEEN USING THIS LINK; VIMEO

ANIMALS AT WORK

 

November 2009

 

Commissioned to film the sand tiger sharks at DEEP SEA WORLD by Cineflix UK for Childrens BBC.

 

The updated Film Underwater site FILMING UNDERWATER is ready to explore.

BRIDGETON CROSS - ARC PRODUCTIONS

 

Winter 2009-10

 

GT has directed the first day of a film recording the rejuvenation of the East Glasgow district in preparation for the Commonwealth Games. GT is looking forward to getting to know the people and the area. Produced by Sarah Gill at Arc.

BOLTON MUSEUM

 

Winter 2009-10

 

GTMP has been commissioned to produce a autostereoscopic 3D film. This is an exciting commission using the latest in video and post production technology. The film will be shown along side an exhibition to tell the tale of the dueling cloth millers, Arkwright and Crompton. The film will be presented in portrait between oil paintings of the two men. Accurate casting and costume will be required to sell the affect.

 

Watch this space for news on this project. And GTMP’s journey into the Third dimension.

NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND - JOHN MURRAY ARCHIVE

 

July - August 2009

 

GTMP has won the commission to produce the AV for the upcoming NLS exhibition presenting The John Murray Archive. Working with a team of actors, GTMP will recreate the voices of Darwin, Livingston, Scott and other great intellectual figures as they read extracts from The John Murray Archive.

FIN ON THE WATER (wt) PILOT

 

June - July 2009

 

Euan Myles (an award-winning advertising photographer who has just directed his first commercial for Alzheimers Scotland) and Finlay Wilson (fishing guide, writer for Trout and Salmon and sports journalist for the Scotsman group) have teamed up with GTMP to produce a series of inspirational fishing films. Using the incredible, cinematic Canon 5D MKII Video we are busy capturing the magic of fly fishing - watch this space!

FLOW HOSPITALITY TRAINING

 

June 2007 - June 2009

 

The Montpelier Groups 21st-century hospitality training system has arrived. The marathon video production of the 68 films included in the modules, from 24 hours of rushes, is now complete but there is talk of taking it to an stage, Manhattan anyone? You can check it out here: FLOW

THE ARCHITECTURE SERIES MOVES TO LONDON

 

January 2009

 

The Lighthouse’s Gareth Hoskins Architects 0-10 Years exhibition will be on display with the four films produced by GTMP at RIBA, Portland Place, from 28th January until 24th February.

THE LIGHTHOUSE

 

October 2008

 

The Lighthouse’s Gareth Hoskins Architects 0-10 Years exhibition is now open, running until the 11th January. Four GTMP films projected within the exhibition space explore the featured GHA buildings including the Culloden visitors centre.

EDFEST TV

 

August 2008

 

The Guardian included many of Gavin’s Edfest TV films on their website. See ‘Idiots of Ants’, ‘Transgression’, and ‘The British Ambassador’s Bellydancer’, to name but three of over thirty.

 

LYN MANNING, (left) was one of the Fringe highlights. A moving personal story told with intelligence and passion in his single-handed show.

BIG THINGS ON THE BEACH

 

August 2008

 

The BTOB film ‘The Power of Three’ is now complete. The 10 minute film records the events of 2nd August when big things hit the beach, in particular 3 specially commissioned artists.

EDFEST TV

 

August 2008

 

Director camera for a second year with the IVCA  AWARD-winning Edfest TV, filming throughout August, covering the Edinburgh festivals.

BIG THINGS ON THE BEACH

 

July 2008

 

Gavin Turnbull has won the tender to film the public art event at Portobello Beach, Edinburgh’s Riviera.

THE LIGHTHOUSE

 

Summer 2008

 

GTMP won the The Lighthouse tender to produce 4 films in support of the autumn monograph exhibition and book celebrating the work of architect GARETH HOSKINS and his practice. GTMP is working very closely with Leonie Bell and David Berry at the Lighthouse to present the vital elements of GHA’s work which merge to create the landmark buildings featured, such as the National Trust For Scotland’s CULLODEN visitor centre.

MONTPELIER GROUP - FLOW TRAINING

 

Summer 2007 - Summer 2008

 

An ongoing project, working with The Touch Agency and the Montpelier Group to create staff training videos. 61 videos have been produced, and they keep coming back for more.

JUPITER ARTLAND

 

Ongoing since 2006

 

Filming the work in progress of JUPITER ARTLAND. Bonnington House sculpture gardens are building a collection of pieces by the major sculptors of the British contemporary art scene, including work commissioned from Anthony Gormley.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0xJC4z9bVg&feature=player_embedded

‘A SWING THROUGH TIME’ EXHIBITION

 

June 2010


Two films produced for The National Library of Scotland using archive material.

 

'A swing through time' charts the social history of golf in Scotland and highlights the influences that made golf the game we know today. The exhibition explores how an ordinary 'ball and stick' game took hold in Scotland and eventually transformed into what is now a billion-dollar industry.

FLOW


GTMP is now working directly with FLOW, a part of the Montpelier Group, providing further video content and promotional films for the very successful training program.

‘REVOLUTIONARY TOWN’ EXHIBITION, BOLTON MUSEUM

 

Winter 2009 - October 2010


The autosteroscopic film is now on display, to rave reviews from the client. Our aims at the very start of the project have been fulfilled. See more about this film HERE. LG Electronics, who provided the screen are using the project as a case study to demonstrate the successful use of the screen in an exhibition environment.

BRIDGETON CROSS

 

December 2009 - October 2010

 

Film of the rejuvenation work on public areas of Bridgeton Cross and it's landmark 'Umbrella' is complete.

 

"Showed the 'offline' to the client last week and they were completely bowled over - words like - wow never thought it would be this good etc so very well received!" Sarah Gill, Producer, Arc Creative.

NEWCASTLE’S WINTER CARNIVAL

 

December 2010


Commissioned by event producers Walk The Plank. A film record of the New Years eve carnival in central Newcastle. The finished film can be seen HERE.


‘The video is great, we’re really happy with it, thank you’...‘Thanks Gavin for all your hard work’.

Christine, Marketing and Communications, Walk The Plank.

WINTER ESCAPE I•I•II

 

January 2011

 

Three mates head out for a new year cycle, accompanied by a reading of 'The Rider' by Tim Krabbe. Riders, Scott Mitchell, Andy Shaw and Chris Sleath. Reader, Kenny Blyth. Thanks to Neil for assisting and driving and the riders for braving the cold! especially Scott who carried on after being thrown.


Directed, shot and edited by Gavin Turnbull.

Dur: 8 minutes


This film can be seen at the GTMP Vimeo site, HERE.

JUPITER ARTLAND

 

Ongoing since 2006

 

Continuing to film the work in progress of JUPITER ARTLAND. Earlier this year we had a helicopter shoot to film aerials of the Charles Jencks’ Landform.

FLOW

 

Since Summer 2007 - and still on going!


One of the latest films for FLOW, a promo film for use by the marketing department and new users of the system.


Also just completed 7 films for the new 1st Aid Module.  Must be getting on for 80 films in the last

DTS Enterprise Learning Communities

 

Summer 2011


Commissioned by Speakeasy during a busy period this summer to direct and cut to offline two films for their client DTS.  Previews of offline edits in progress delivered via FTP to producer Mark Turner at Speakeasy for approval. Once both films were signed off to offline the Speakeasy drive with the whole project was delivered back to the in house online editors for GFX and completion.


A great system for busy production houses when all in house directors are too busy to deliver to regular clients.

RED ROW - 422

 

Freelance directing / shooting another long term project with Sarah Gill at 422 for Glasgow Housing Association. A film to record the residents and lead up to the blow down of the Red Row blocks.

TALISKER WHISKY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE


Winter 2011 - 2012


Three months ago I received an email from a contact at Kessels Kramer asking, “how would you like to spend a couple of months on a yacht crossing the Atlantic?”, as a sailor who has rarely been beyond the site of land for more than a few days and with an ocean crossing in my bucket list, of course I said yes. 2 and a half weeks later, after a mad rush of reorganising my life so I could walk away from it for 3 months, after buying and preparing equipment I arrive in La Gomera, Canary Islands, to begin this incredible adventure.


Find out more HERE.

CHARLOTTE SQ - 422

 

Filming with 422.tv the redevelopment of south side Charlotte Square for Corran Properties. The old residence of The National Trust For Scotland has been gutted and in the throws of renewal. Director camera.

WALK THE PLANK


Second film produced for Walk The Plank events producers. This time covering the Rama and Sita Shadow play at Edinburgh’s Mela festival.


See the film HERE.

DOGCAM at JUPITER ARTLAND

 

As part of the on going film making at Jupiter Artland one Dolly the spinoni was employed to provide a dogs perspective of the sculpture garden. Even head shakes provided interesting material.

JOHNNIE WALKER


The job that keeps giving! As a spin off from the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, yet another job for Diageo. PR company Precious Media got in touch to ask if I could create two films for a presentation by Rory Mackenzie, one of the injured soldier rowers, in Taipei to promote their luxury blend Odyssey, selling for thousands of pounds a bottle.


"Have received the LOWER_RES version and must say it is now brilliant! - Well done! ... it looks great! - Indeed, perfect … Spot on for what I wanted! … Johnnie Walker is one of the most [demanding] clients in the world – so a real achievement in itself!"

Peter Christiansen, Managing Director, Precious Media.


See the intro film HERE.

MING: THE GOLDEN EMPIRE


The exhibition ‘Ming: The Golden Empire’ has been booked by the Spanish La Caixa Foundation and will be exhibited at CaixaForum in Barcelona and two further Spanish venues. The film used at the National Museum of Scotland will be recreated for a Spanish audience.

ARMENIA

 

In early summer I will be heading out to Armenia with Nomad Exhibitions to film ancient religious monuments and monasteries to produce filmed content to be edited into various films for an upcoming internationally touring exhibition interpreting the history and culture of Armenia, supported by the Armenian government and many museums and galleries.

JUPITER ARTLAND 2015

 

Another enjoyable year ahead of filming for Jupiter Artland. - www.jupiterartland.org - Since 2005 I have been filming and interviewing artists, Andy Goldsworthy, Anthony Gormley, Anya Gallaccio, Nathan Coley to name a few, as they conceive, build and deliver the latest additions to Jupiter Artland’s collection.

 

"The film is perfect, thank you"

John Heffernan

Jupiter Artland

ROW 2 RECOVERY 2015


Row 2 Recovery has a new campaign underway and a very exciting story to tell. I am in development with producer Rory Mackenzie on a feature length documentary that aims to capture the awe-inspiring adventure of this very special new batch of Row 2 Recovery rowers.