Production of Short Films for English Heritage

Production of Short Films for English Heritage

There are two separate packages that will augment visitor understanding of the story of Stonehenge. One, the People Films, are five looping short films of both original animation and newly filmed live action that will be associated with showcases in the new exhibition. The second is the Meaning display.

Stonehenge Environmental Improvements Project: Supply of AV production services; People and Meaning films

Reference number: RY/SEIP/AV/Meaning

Deadline date:14/12/2012

This deadline is for… Return of Pre Qualifiucation Questionnaires

Contract value:£75,000 – £85,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Wiltshire Stonehenge, Wiltshire

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: English Heritage

 

Description of the contract

English Heritage is undertaking a major project to improve the setting of Stonehenge itself and to provide new facilities for visitors. Part of this will see a sensitively designed visitor centre being built about 1 mile away from the Stones. This building will act as a gateway to the world’s most famous pre-historic monument. The new Visitor Centre will house a new museum, grade exhibition examining the story of Stonehenge and providing visitors with an introduction to the site. Audio Visual displays will play a big part in the interpretation in this area. There are two separate packages that will augment visitor understanding of the story of Stonehenge. One, the People Films, are five looping short films of both original animation and newly filmed live action that will be associated with showcases in the new exhibition. The second is the Meaning display. Accessible through an exciting touchscreen interface 6 individual films will help visitors navigate the confusing yet interesting theories surrounding the significance and use of Stonehenge . These commissions will be both an intellectually vital and stunning part of the visitor journey through the World Heritage site. Please note that this is a contract to produce dynamic media. It is not a hardware contract. English Heritage are seeking contractor with considerable experience in producing engaging and exciting story telling media, for museums and heritage destinations, to deliver the Meaning and People films.

 

Documents

Classification of the contract

92521100 Museum-exhibition services

92310000 Artistic and literary creation and interpretation services

32321300 Audio-visual materials

 

Additional information

Contract type: Works – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 9 Months

 

Who to contact

Contact name Robert Campbell

Organisation name English Heritage

Address 29 Queens Square, Bristol, BS1 4ND

Telephone 07770053115

Extension number:

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How to apply

Organisations wishing to participate should contact Robert Campbell at English Heritage e-mail : Robert.Campbell@english-heritage.org.uk to request a PQQ . The completed PQQ should be returned by 12:00pm on 14th December 2012. English Heritage intend to select the top 5 scoring contractors only to invite to tender.