takes centre stage for production of new short film
has been completed this week for a new short film that has been
shot in Burnham-On-Sea by two young aspiring local filmmakers.
Hodge and Jessie Hawkes have been filming their latest drama production
'Singing Blues' which will they hope will be screened at film
festivals across the world.
film features several local actors and includes scenes shot in
Berrow, Burnham Lympsham and Bridgwater.
film is the second by the Burnham pair, who also produced a war-themed
film on Brean Down called 256
Steps which was shown at the 2012 London Independent Film
said: "Filming has gone beyond expectations. The talent from
the cast and crew are exceptional! We have a really great team
for this years short film. 256 steps is really nothing compared
to what this film is going to be."
film is set to be released in late February and will be available
on video sharing website YouTube and then screened at several
film festivals over the coming year.
actress Corrine Priest headlines the production and Jessie
added: "When I wrote the script I never anticipated that
my vision would become a reality. This has been by far the best
team I have worked with. Corrine is an outstanding actress, playing
the lead role in Singing Blues."
"Corrine has been lucky enough to gain a place at the prestigious
London School of Musical Theatre but needs your help to fundraise
the tuition fee. Corrine needs to raise £13,000 so please
donate anything you can to help support her dream at www.corrinepriest.doomby.com."
Hodge and Jessie Hawkes are the brains behind the new
The cast of the new film Singing Blues