Films

Poverty: Our Hidden Shame? (Full version)

“Poverty: Our hidden shame?” is the product of nine months of work exploring and challenging the impacts of poverty in the community.

  1. Welcome to Govan: English

    Community News

    Websites of included organisations: Govan Community Project: Refuweegee: Unity: Plantation Productions: Glasgow Piano City: Moogety: Galgael: Sunny Govan Radio:

  2. Welcome to Govan!

    Community News
  3. Welcome to Govan: Arabic

    Community News

    Websites of included organisations: Govan Community Project: Refuweegee: Unity: Plantation Productions: Glasgow Piano City: Moogety: Galgael: Sunny Govan Radio:

  4. Welcome to Govan: Amharic

    Community News

    Websites of included organisations: Govan Community Project: Refuweegee: Unity: Plantation Productions: Glasgow Piano City: Moogety: Galgael: Sunny Govan Radio:

  5. Welcome to Govan: Tigrinya

    Community News

    Websites of included organisations: Govan Community Project: Refuweegee: Unity: Plantation Productions: Glasgow Piano City: Moogety: Galgael: Sunny Govan Radio:

  6. Kidz Club: Slow Mo Science

    Children

    With the help of Professor Bob Hoskins (aka Professor Smurfy) our Kidz Club conducted their own science experiments, learning about buoyancy, surface tension, non-Newtonian fluids, etc. We thought it would be a good idea for the children to document the experiments (and other silliness) with the use of the i-pad’s slow-motion video camera. Cause everything […]

  7. Poverty: Our Hidden Shame? (Trailer)

    Documentary

    This is a short trailer for Poverty: Our Hidden Shame? – the product of nine months of work exploring and challenging the impacts of poverty in the community.

  8. With a Song In Your Heart

    Commissions

    Produced in partnership with the National Library Scotland to commemorate the opening of their new premises in Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, where the film now features as part of their interactive installation.

  9. Poverty: Our Hidden Shame? (Full version)

    Documentary

    “Poverty: Our hidden shame?” is the product of nine months of work exploring and challenging the impacts of poverty in the community.

  10. Fairfields Heritage Centre (Installation Trailer)

    Commissions

    Plantation Productions were commissioned by Govan Workspace to document the renovation of the Fairfields Shipyards Engineering Offices on Govan Road, Glasgow. Not only does the film show the remarkable history and transformation of the building itself, but it tells the story of the local community and the people who worked there. The film can be […]

  11. A Handy Idea For a T.V Show

    Comedy

    Plantation Productions’ Kidz Club proudly present their very own puppet show, A Handy Idea For A TV Show. Featuring superheroes, fart dogs, evil wizards and some horrendous knock knock jokes. The project saw the children design their very own hand puppets, developing short stories for them, and even doing a bit of voice acting to really […]

  12. IRISS Arts & Wellbeing

    Community News

    This is the story of 3 women who participate in arts and creativity to improve their mental wellbeing, share skills and contribute to the wider community.

  13. Well Said!: The Common Good

    Community News

    In Scotland, the Common Good Fund is a range of public assets worth tens of millions of pounds. From art galleries, museums, schools and land. It also consists of movable assets such as paintings, books and jewellery. These assets have laws to protect them, to ensure that the fund is used correctly, for the benefit of […]

  14. Well Said!: The Caretaker

    Drama

    For our Well Said project, local actor and writer Andrew McIntosh chose to perform a monologue from Harold Pinter’s play “The Caretaker”. Andy’s comical yet menacing performance as Mick is a fine example of his exceptional acting capabilities and we are pleased to provide a platform for his talents.

  15. Clydeside Story: The Making Of

    Documentary

    In 2013, as Glasgow prepared to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games, we set out to find out what it was like to be a young person growing up on the banks of the Clyde through an ambitious multi-arts performance project – Clydeside Story – told from the perspective of the children and young people themselves.

  16. Well Said!: GalGael

    Community News

    “It’s not enough to have the great dream. We’re interested in people who want to wrestle it into reality and that means getting your sleeves rolled up and dealing with the rough as well as the smooth…” (Colin Macleod, Founder of GalGael) Founded in the mid 1990’s, GalGael has been a mainstay in the Govan community […]

  17. Well Said!: The Wee Bauchle

    Drama

    “The Wee Bauchle”, written by Patricia Caird, subtly references Mary Barbour and the 1915 Rent Strikes through an evocative monologue, expertly performed by Andrew McIntosh.

  18. Well Said!: Don’t Hate, Animate

    Animation

    This short animation provides an insight into what hate crime is, who is affected by it, and what you can do if you are (or someone you know is) a victim of hate crime.

  19. The Queens Baton Relay – A Govan Welcome

    Community News

    On the eve of the XX Commonwealth Games opening Ceremony, the Queen’s Baton Relay completed the final part of its worldwide journey. As part of his ongoing training we sent our Media Projects Assistant, Paddy Gallagher, to document the historic event.

  20. Y Heritage Film

    Commissions

    When the Glasgow YWCA turned 140 years old in 2014 they approached us to deliver a Video Production Course as part of their Y Heritage programme.

  21. Here’s Tae Your Health

    Documentary

    According to a new study, Scots are drinking far more than the rest of Britian….and the gap’s getting wider.
    With the Scottish government putting forward proposals to introduce the minimum unit pricing of alcohol, a group of film makers and volunteers from Plantation Productions got together to investigate Scotland’s apparent love of the bevvy.

  22. The Making of 500 Days of (Scottish) Summer

    Documentary

    Before the summer began we decided to make a short film to promote the launch of our new website. This is ‘The Making of 500 Days of (Scottish) Summer’ filmed and edited by the talented Will Lancashire, our intern at the time. Enjoy the chaos, we did!

  23. Govan Fair 2013

    Community News

    Once again the community of Govan took to the streets for the annual Govan Fair Parade. It was a glorious evening, made all the brighter by everyone who turned out to celebrate this wonderful tradition.

  24. From Govan To Goma

    Documentary

    ‘From Govan to the GoMA’ is a collaborative documentary, produced as part of a project commissioned by Glasgow Life in conjunction with The British Art Show 7 and The Gallery of Modern Art.

  25. 500 Days of (Scottish) Summer

    Community News

    Filmed on a typical Scottish Spring day, this re-working of the iconic scene from the hit film brings a ray of LA sunshine to the streets of Govan.

  26. New Opportunities

    Documentary

    A group of young adults tell their very moving and compelling personal stories about their experiences trying to find employment.

  27. Scroogie Outtakes

    Drama

    The outtakes of the film ‘Scroogie’ are testament to the amazing experience the young people had whilst making the film, check it out for a few good bloopers!

  28. Scroogie

    Drama

    A group of young people from diverse backgrounds worked together to produce ‘Scroogie’a short film addressing issues of territorialism and gang culture.

  29. Comedy Bytes

    Comedy

    ‘Comedy Bytes’ is a comedy sketch show written, filmed and performed by the Portal Seniors’ Film Club. Reflecting their own life experiences, the group developed a series of hilarious characters, which they brought to life through their new found acting skills.

  30. Redstone TV – Pilot Episode

    Community News

    The pilot episode made by Redstone TV was filmed in the summer of 2012. The team produced a magazine style programme to promote arts and culture in their area, whilst putting out a call to action, ‘come along and get involved’.

  31. Vice Versa

    Drama

    A short film comparing the life of two girls whose lives are very different. What happens when they unexpectedly trade places for a day?

  32. ‘Charlie – The Real Deal’

    Documentary

    The ‘making of’ video for Charlie gives a great insight into the hard work commitment of the young people and the journey they went on.

  33. Charlie

    Drama

    Charlie is an issue based film about drugs which was made entirely by a group of young people in Govan, aged between 9 and 14 years old.

  34. The Locked Ward

    Drama

    Whatever you do, don’t think too much, don’t try to argue, don’t get upset – it’s not allowed in here.

  35. It’s Not Me It’s You

    Drama

    Looks can be deceptive, actions sometimes speak louder than words, while good intentions don’t always work out for the best.

  36. Should I Lie To You

    Drama

    If what you don’t know doesn’t hurt you, what happens when you discover something you were never meant to find out?

  37. Declarations – The Journey

    Drama

    Be careful what you wish for as it might cost you more than you imagined, or you could try to see things in a different light!