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Fantasy Factory

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Fantasy Factory (b 1975, d 1996) began as a non-profit video centre providing access to video facilities & advice at a time when non-broadcast video was a new, undeveloped creative medium. As a small pioneering organisation we recognised the benefits of working with a broad mix of producers, artists, educators, voluntary organisations, corporate, broadcasters, advertising agencies etc in one narrow technical area - video editing and post-production - rather than follow the BFI workshop model (production, education, exhibition, distribution). This improved our skills & overview as editors which informed and benefited all our users. In between servicing clients, we entered into the vigorous debates that shaped the so-called independent sector - and made our own productions excerpted here on our 1-hour sampler.