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Ross McCall | Ire wraps filming amid pandemic

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‘Ire’ has wrapped filming.

The upcoming jail film – which is able to function ROSS MCCALL’s directorial debut – has formally completed manufacturing, after the solid and crew received collectively amid the coronavirus pandemic to get filming completed.

And Ross has mentioned he’s “beyond delighted” to have wrapped the movie, as he praised the “breathtaking” dedication proven by the crew.

He mentioned in a press release: “Finishing up on any film, (most of the time), is bitter-sweet. Having just wrapped principle on ‘Ire’, I am beyond delighted. The crew that gave us their talents and time and daily commitment was breathtaking. To have such a team made the whole experience of my first feature as a director an incredible memory and I’ll be forever grateful. They say a film is only as good as those around you, and I’ll second that wholeheartedly.”

Ross additionally went into element on the method the solid and crew went by to make sure the movie set was COVID safe.

He added: “Getting a film off the ground during this period was one that we all agreed upon doing only if we had all of the safety measures in place. We were a contained crew, which obviously helped.

“Daily briefing before we rolled camera, temperature checks before anyone stepped foot on set, masks for every member of the crew at all times, actors with written consent of ability to work were all part of the normality we had to concede to.

“Film sets are usually busy, fun, temporarily microscopic places. A mini family for a short period. A close knit company for long days on end. I wondered how it would work. But it somehow did. People respected the rules now in place. People were mindful of cleanliness and hygiene. People kept their masks on throughout, even though there were many times you felt smothered.”

‘Ire’ tells the story of Steve Mackleson – a 50-year-old harmful prisoner who’s incarcerated for double homicide in a most safety jail – as he navigates his battle in opposition to redemption.

The movie was funded by Samahoma Media Advisors after they agreed funding for ‘Ire’ through Insight Media Fund, and stars Craig Fairbrass within the lead position.

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