18, 2012 Young
Burnham filmmakers' movie screened at London festival
young filmmakers from Burnham-On-Sea whose production was screened
at the London Independent Film Festival earlier this week have
described the experience as "magical".
Hawkes and Jake Hodge travelled to the capital to see their short
film, which is called 256 Steps and is set on Brean Down, shown
for the first time on a big screen.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It was a very magical moment when
we saw our names on the big screen at the screening. It has pushed
our motivation and we are already planning our next short film,
which is set to target a teenage audience."
festival screening was held at London's ShortWave Cinema and the
pair enjoyed mingling with other filmmakers and discussing their
Jake and Jessie hope to receive further funding to make
a full length feature of 256 steps.
are currently working on several other projects, including documentaries,
short films, a music video with an upcoming artist from the South
West, as well as filming June's world record attempt at sandcastle
building on Burnham beach.
are also looking for local teenage actors to join them for their
next short film, which will also be entered into various film
festivals within the UK. Those interested can contact them by
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