Youngsters chance to direct their own films in Yarmouth

Former Seagull theatre manager and BAFTA nominee John Hales

Former Seagull theatre manager and BAFTA nominee John Hales - Credit: Archant

Budding filmmakers are being offered the chance to make their own short movie. A non-profit company called July14: Pay it Forward has won a grant from the National Lottery Awards for to help people make short films in and around Great Yarmouth.

Course leader and one of the company directors, John Hales, said they were looking to find a core group of 10 to 15 people aged over 17.

“They will work together to make up to three short films with help from industry professionals. These films will be showcased later in the year in a red carpet event.”

Places on the course will be limited so while it’s free and you don’t need to have a lot of experience to participate, they will be looking for people to have a love of film and a commitment to the course.

Hales was nominated as a BAFTA Breakthrough Brit for his work on the feature film Freak of Nurture.

Anyone interested should go along to the Middlegate Room in Great Yarmouth Library from 2.15pm for a 2.30pm start.

Email or even get in touch via the Facebook group “Storybored?” or call on 07939396602 to find out a little more. People can look up a little more on the website