maker releases suspense thriller shot in Burnham-On-Sea
new supernatural suspense film that has been shot in the Burnham-On-Sea
area has been released by a local freelance movie maker this week.
James Cameron's independent film, The Copse, was launched
on DVD on Sunday 29th July.
film was shot in and around Brent Knoll and Burnham-On-Sea and
is a supernatural suspense film that James says is a must-see.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "As a photographer, I know how to
see what most people see as everyday and mundane in a different
way, and I use that skill in my films. The Burnham area has inspired
me to create art and I love to film in my home town and show the
world what an amazing place it is."
has been making films for nearly 10 years, making several original
short films in that time.
started out by making fan music videos for online cartoons, video
games and favourite films.
first original short, Snack Attack, was released on YouTube
in 2006 and spawned a mix of fan-films, documentaries, reviews
and original shorts. He
has also collaborated on several films with the successful comic
artist James Thompsett and his YouTube videos have received more
than 335,000 views.
2009, work began on Living With Oblivion, his first major
original project which was released on Blip.tv in 2010 and has
been commercially successful. Last year saw the release of The
Writer's Diet with two actors from America in the cast.
James says: "It's storytelling that is important to me. I
make these films for my own pleasure and to tell a story the way
I like it. I shared my films with friends and they said I should
share them with the world, so I did and found a way to keep making
films in the process."
next project will be The Masquerade: The Brenton Hill Incident,
which is due to begin filming in Brent Knoll in January 2013.
hopes to use his films to inspire others to join the cast and
crew of what is set to be his biggest and most ambitious project
to date. Aspiring local actors and film makers can get in contact
via the website here.