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Young film makers from Pendle star in their own movie
A GROUP of young film makers have produced and starred in their own short movie.
The children, aged from eight to 14 are members of the Waterside Youth Club in Colne.
They have been taking part in the project, run by Groundwork Pennine Lancashire, over the past three months and have worked with professional film-makers at Robot Street Film Productions.
They have attended weekly sessions and also worked with actors to produce the film.
The 15 youngsters got to see the results of their work this week when the movie, ‘The Chase for the Case’, premiered at the Lesser Muni, in Colne.
Ruth Shorrock, projects officer at Groundwork Pennine Lancashire, who manage the Waterside Youth Club, said the film would now be entered into a national competition.
She said: “A group of young people from Waterside Youth Club, managed by Groundwork Pen- nine Lancashire, have been taking part in an exciting film-making project.
“Over the past three months, the young people have attended weekly film club sessions and have worked with professional film-makers and actors to devise and produce their own short film.
“The Chase for the Case is a three-minute silent spy movie and was filmed in various parts of Waterside in Colne.
“The film had its premiere at the Municipal Hall, where the young people and their families were able to watch the film, see behind-the-scene footage and out-takes from the film.
“All the young people received a certificate at the end of the showing and the film will be entered into a national competition.”