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Tour guide films.Strabane District Council requires the production of a number of short films for the purposes of training and promotion.Project summary.These short films will feature as part of a wider rural development programme project entitled ...

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Strabane District Council
47 Derry Road, Co. Tyrone
Contact point(s): Culture Arts & Leisure
For the attention of: Philip McShane
BT82 8DY Strabane
Telephone: +44 2871384444
Fax: +44 2871381348

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Explore More-Explore Strabane- tour guide films.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Northern Ireland.

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Tour guide films.
Strabane District Council requires the production of a number of short films for the purposes of training and promotion.
Project summary.
These short films will feature as part of a wider rural development programme project entitled "Explore More - Explore Strabane and the Sperrins". This project has been designed to develop a tour guiding product for Strabane District, utilising the natural, cultural and historical assets of the local area. The tour guiding product will be an authentic, memorable and enjoyable experience providing an illustration of stories, myths and legends unique to this place.
Project delivery.
Strabane District Council will secure a script writer / director to create the tour guiding product. It is envisaged that local six stories, themes and/or characters will be selected for development by the scriptwriter / director.
Upon compilation of appropriate scripts up to 20 people will be trained in the delivery of the tour guiding product. They will receive instruction in terms of the script, movement and delivery of the guiding product. It is envisaged that these stories will take approximately 15 minutes for the tour guide to deliver.
Your role.
The Alley is seeking quotations from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to direct, record, edit and produce a training DVD and a series of promotional films for this project. You may be required to undertake filming at different locations within Strabane District.
The product.
We require the provision of the following:
- Training DVD: a training resource incorporating the ideal delivery of the tour guiding product including director’s notes and relevant branding. We will require 15 copies of the training film in DVD format,
- Promotional films: a series of promotional films based on the six selected stories in a docudrama format, to include the tour guiding product, suitable locations, appropriate narration and relevant branding. It is envisaged that these six films will be approximately 5 - 10 minutes in length and will be internet ready.
The timetable.
The final version of both the training DVD and the promotional films must be submitted by Friday 23.3.2012.
Quotation Format.
Your quotation should detail the following:
- Relevant qualifications and experience,
- Methodology - how will you deliver this project? Including proposed schedule,
- Full and final costs, including all travel and subsistence.
Quotation Deadline.
Quotations must be received by Friday 17.2.2012 at 5 pm. Quotations should be returned to:
Mr Philip McShane.
Tourism Officer, Alley Arts Centre, Railway Street, Strabane Co. Tyrone BT82 8EF, UNITED KINGDOM.

II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 9 070 GBP
Including VAT. VAT rate (%) 20

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Value for money / price. Weighting 40
2. Experience/ qualifications/ track record. Weighting 10
3. Understanding of brief/ ability to meet specification. Weighting 40
4. Completion schedule. Weighting 10
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 31-050310 of 15.2.2012

Section V: Award of contract

Lot title: Explore More Explore Strabane & The Sperrins.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 7
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Mammoth Media
205 Clooney Road,, Greysteel, Co. Derry
BT47 3DZ

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 9 070 GBP
Including VAT. VAT rate (%) 20
V.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Rural Development Programme.
VI.2)Additional information:
(MT Ref:88692).
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Strabane District Council
47 Derry Road
BT82 8DY Strabane
Telephone: +44 2871384444

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: