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Accidental Media was a production company founded by Peter Gerard in 1999. Up until 2012, we made challenging and original films that bend genres and engage audiences. Our films won awards at international film festivals and have been broadcast and distributed all over the world.



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May 2011

  • The Shutdown on your telly

    ArteIf you are in France or Germany, tune into Arte on Friday 13th May to see The Shutdown on TV. It’s on at 00h35, so you’ll need to stay up late to see the scattered jewels of Grangemouth.

    (10 May 2011)
  • We will be at the Festival de Cannes and Marché du Film this year between 13th-19th May. Our multi-award-winning short The Shutdown will be featured in Cannes at a special screening at Visions Sociales - Le festival de cinéma de la CCAS. Come and see The Shutdown on the 17th May at 3pm. We will be taking meetings at the MEDIA stand on the Croisette, but it’s best to email us in advance if you want to meet.

    (4 May 2011)

April 2011

February 2011

  • The Shutdown will screen in Paris tonight at 8pm at the Forum des Images (Forum des Halles - 2, rue du Cinéma) before the feature film Attenberg.

    (8 February 2011)

January 2011

December 2010

November 2010

  • The winning flavours for our crowd-sourced ice cream at Sheffield Doc/Fest were Whisky & Honey and Cookies ‘n’ Cream. Despite a small delay due to a leak in one of our hand-cranked ice cream machines, we made 2 gallons of fresh ice cream. Both flavours went down a treat to a crowd of eager festival-goers on Saturday. We had a lively discussion about DIY production and distribution, including a sneak peek at our new Distrify film marketing and distribution service..

    (11 November 2010)

October 2010

  • Watch Video:

    Accidental Media filmed the Guinness World Record attempt for most simultaneous bicycle bell ringing in Bishopbriggs. Watch nearly 2,500 kids ringing their bells to the tune of “The Blue Danube”. For more info, see ED’s Cycle Co-Op.

    (30 October 2010)

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