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Preston to star in new film The Renata Road

Posted on - 24th May, 2014 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Arts, Preston News, Videos
CJ searching for answers in the Renata Road

CJ searching for answers in the Renata Road

A film is due to be shot in Preston in early June.

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The Renata Road is being made by Beyond the Bar productions and is partly funded by film fans across the North West.

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Egghead panellist CJ De Mooi has swapped the trivia for a role as the protagonist in the film.

Beth Norwood from Beyond The Bar said: “The Renata Road was shot entirely in the North West, with all crew from/connected to the North West, all cast the same and all props and locations.

“We wanted to create a film for the local area, involving the local area. We also raised a significant portion of our budget through crowdfunding on Kickstarter, gaining support from local Northerners.”

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More than £10,000 was pledged through the website Kickstarter which helps fund local projects.

The filming takes place in various locations across Preston from Thursday 5 June to Monday 9 June.

You can watch a trailer for the film below.

Welcome To The Renata from Beyond The Bar on Vimeo.

The film has a website and Facebook page where updates and behind the scenes pictures are posted.

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