Skaters, Brockholes and Preston’s churches feature in new short films about the city

Posted on - 28th May, 2012 - 11:43am | Author - | Posted in - Arts, Preston News, Videos
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Brockholes Nature Reserve features in a short film as part of the Preston Motion Picture Project

Budding filmmakers have released three short videos in the latest installments of the Preston Motion Picture Project.


The films, showcasing Preston’s skateboard community, the city’s churches and the Brockholes Nature Reserve are made by groups of students.

The project – set up by Matt Stanton – sees short films featuring Preston’s landscapes, heritage and residents.

The first clip, below, focuses on the skate community in Preston and shows them skateboarding, BMxing and more across the city. It’s produced by Santa Kulptye, Liam Swann, Hannah Jackson, Jordan Willerton and Will Shields.

The second clip, below, is a five-minute look at Brockholes Nature Reserve – capturing the wildlife and environment available to the public. It was filmed by Charlotte Unwin, Alex Labelle and Samantha Stevens.

The third clip focuses on Preston’s churches and the original meaning behind the name of the city – Priest Town. It’s produced by film students at the University of Central Lancashire William Shields and Jordan Willerton.

To find out more about the Preston Motion Picture Project visit their website.

What do you think of the films? Let us know your views in the comments below

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