Film Pro Productivity is a podcast presented by Carter Ferguson. It launched in September of 2018 with a pre-season of 3 episodes and a 1st season of 12. The podcast is aimed at professionals working in the film and television world, as well as filmmakers and other creatives who have an interest. Carter is a great advocate of mental health and produces this podcast in The hope that it will make others’ lives easier and happier.
Carter Ferguson is a professional fight director and filmmaker based in the UK. Over The last 23 years he has worked on hundreds of projects from small scale community theatre to large international film productions.
He has been lucky enough to work beside some of the best directors, film crews and actors in the world including Idris Elba, David Tennant, Kevin McKidd, Minnie Driver, James Nesbitt, Richard Wilson, Helena Bonham Carter, Jim Caviezel, Malcolm Macdowell, Euan Bremner, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies and James Purefoy.
Whilst studying a degree in Drama (Acting) at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, Carter began my training with fight director and Olympic fencing coach Professor Bert Bracewell. Over the next 7 years he specialised in fights under the tutelage of Prof. Bracewell and is now largely regarded as Scotland’s foremost fight director.
In recent years he has been producing and directing his own films and has won multiple awards for Best Director. His first feature film Fast Romance won the Cineworld Audience Award for Best Picture at the 2011 Scottish BAFTAS and in 2012 also won the Directors Choice Award at the Starlite Film Festival in Florida. In 2018 he released a short film with friend and colleague Bryan Larkin. At The time of writing it has garnered 28 awards from festivals worldwide.