Lights, camera, action for launch of film society

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THE launch of a new village film society took place on Sunday (November 18) when a group of teenagers met for an introduction to film-making.

The group of 10 to 16-year-olds were taken through a new website, created by the Badby and District Film Society and Threshold Studios of Northampton, which walks them through the steps of creating a short film from the ideas stage through to the final cut.

Vice-chairman of the film society, Richard Bird, said the team have been working on the project for most of 2012.

He said: “This is certainly one of the most exciting and ambitious things we’ve done so far.

“Extending our activities into the creative area and with a new generation of film-makers is all part of our aim to develop what we offer to the local village communities.”

Threshold’s Sam Lindley used the website to take two teams of film-makers through the film-making process allowing the teams to go into the village to create their own films - one in Badby woods and one in the village hall.

In the coming weeks the groups will meet again to edit and show their films.

To get involved with the society, contact Richard Bird on richard.bird@tiscali.co.uk or call 01327 704734 for more information.