At the Blackpool Film Collectors’ Convention in November 2022, Ged Jones, a former director at Derann, had a Q&A session lead by Adrian Winchester. In this special episode we are happy to provide the audio recording of the entire session. A huge thank you to Ged and Adrian for letting us publish this here on this podcast!
Highlights of this episode:
- How Ged got the job at Derann
- The rental business at Derann
- How deals were made
- Ged doing editing
- The Disney deal
- A projector damaging the rental films
- Ged becoming a director
- What happened to the negatives after Derann closed the doors?
- The difficult years after the arrival of VHS