One of the most important historical castles in the world.
We need to raise £20,000 towards producing a cinema documentary film following the story of the redevelopment of Norwich Castle Keep.
Norwich Castle is rebuilding the interior of the Castle to how it was 900 years ago when William The Conqueror’s son, Henry the First, completed it. The result will bring to life one of Europe’s most important buildings right in the heart of Norwich.
We have been given unique access to follow the story over the past 3 years, capturing important milestones on film to create a visual, living record of the story as it unfolds. Now we need your help to raise the money needed to film the critical building phase at the castle as work begins in October.
“This renovation project, which is undoubtedly the most important historical rejuvenation project of its kind in Europe right now, is of enormous historical significance and extremely important for generations to come, which is why it’s vital that there is a record of it on film.”
Hannah Jackson, Norwich Castle's redevelopment Project Manager.
"This is a once in the lifetime opportunity, the documentary is completely independent of the money that has been raised by the Castle and will not receive any funding from them, which is why we are seeking public support. We also see this as much more than just a documentary film, it’s a heritage project in which we will be donating all of our footage to the castle as a public record of the restoration."
Producer/Director Charlie Gauvain
The completed film will be shown at the opening of the castle in 2021 and discussions are already underway with broadcasters and distributors to ensure as wide an audience as possible is able to see it.
Time is running out to get our funding in place so that we can document and showcase this incredible restoration project from start to finish, as well as produce a fascinating film.
So please help by donating what you can and by sharing this appeal with friends, family and colleagues.
How we will use your money
Pre-production: Researching, story construction, pre-production paperwork, coordination
Production: 20 days of filming with a Camera person including kit, Director and Sound Recordist
Post-production: Editor – 30 days
Crowdfunding costs & Pay Pal