Prompted by a competition run by Aviation Heritage Lincolnshire, a few years ago I helped Burgh School make a film, Mrs Sykes, which was based on the book Ethel and Ernest. The film went on to win an award for the YJA school on a very memorable night at the LAFTAs, when a trophy was presented to the […]
The LAFTAs film awards showcase and celebrate the work of Lincolnshire pupils who have been involved in the art of film making in school.
Earlier this month, the United Kingdom celebrated the anniversary of the start of the Blitz. I know what some of you are thinking. What is the Blitz? Well, 74 years ago in what was known as World War 2, Nazi Germany started dropping bombs on London. The leader of Germany, Adolf Hitler, wanted to terrorise England into defeat. […]
Pupils and staff from Burgh-le-Marsh Primary School are hoping that their latest project will bring them a hat-trick of awards for their film-making. Filming of ‘The Gunby Sisters’ took place at Gunby Hall recently and the edited film has now been submitted for the LAFTAs Film Awards. Their […]
This week was action packed at Walton Girls’ Academy as I ran three days of LAFTA Film Workshops at the school. Over 100 students came and learnt the art of film making over the three days and I must say some of the film ideas and talent on show was really encouraging. I had the […]
The deadline for entries this year is July 10th so plenty of time to create your masterpiece
Blue duffle coat and marmalade to hand the loveable bear is back.
Former Year 6 pupils of Burgh School will be looking forward to a glitzy evening at Lincoln University next month, following the news that both of their film entries have made the LAFTAs. The film-making competition’s website proudly states that the LAFTAs is ‘The country’s premier event showcasing and celebrating the films and animations made by […]
A young girl is selected for a history trip to a World War 2 visitor centre. Will the visit provide the opportunity to connect with a relative who never returned from a bombing raid? Watch this YouTube film, made by Year 7 and 9 pupils from Alford’s Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar, to […]
Yesterday, I had a fabulous day at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway where Burgh School Year 6s completed the filming of their LAFTA’s entry Mrs Sykes. The acting by the whole class and three teachers was quite superb but a special mention for Millie, who has been the senior director, and cameraman Lizzie. They have both really embraced the whole […]