Co-founded by Old Boy Guy Crofts (2014), Aldergrove Studios is a tight-knit film making crew, dedicated to making quality content. Specialising in pre-production, audio, video and post-production, they are a collective of filmmakers, animators, gamers and musicians, who all share one goal … to bring creative visions to life.
Guy’s inspiration to be a Cinematographer and Animator stems from always having had some involvement in the visual arts. His parents bought him a reusable film camera when he was 5. As a kid, Guy was always intrigued with how special effects in movies were made, so when he started at Churchie in Grade 8 and saw that Film and Television was on offer as a subject from Grade 9, he couldn’t wait to start the following year. “I loved it from the very first class” says Guy.
Since leaving Churchie, Guy has completed a Bachelor of Film and Screen Media degree at Griffith University. He has worked as a content creator for many companies. However, working under other people he wasn’t getting the level of creative or professional fulfilment he wanted; so he teamed up with some of his closest friends from university to make their own production company, Aldergrove Studios.
Guy’s proudest achievement to date is when he went to the Maldives to film super models for Studio10 and SkinO2. “It was incredible being there, but it was a stupid amount of work. Seeing your footage on TV makes the whole thing worth it though” says Guy. He still enjoys getting back to Churchie to film the sporting endeavours of our young men and to pass on his knowledge to the next generation of filmmakers. “I want to give back to the community that helped me discover my love of film.”
Please click here to view some of the work done by Aldergrove Studios.