University of Portsmouth, Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries, PhD student, and Portsmouth Film Society Coordinator, Ayse Epengin, hosts a special premiere to celebrate the success of the I am Only Human After All film making course.
Filming by students of the I Am Only Human After All workshop, run by Portsmouth Film Society (PFS) took place around the City over a weekend in March.
The films being made by first time Portsmouth filmmakers reflect on important local issues, such as homelessness, substance abuse, people in recovery, disabilities, and multiculturalism.
The class includes students who are actively involved in support of these communities.
Portsmouth Film Society continues to deliver on its mission to use film to help break down social barriers and unite diverse cultures.
Throughout the 20 week course, that was held in Eldon Building at the University of Portsmouth, students were introduced to all aspects of film making, including script writing, casting, directing, filming and film editing.
The curriculum has included special lectures from local film makers and an inspirational tour of Sony’s Pinewood Studios in London.
“We are encouraged by the talent and dedication of the students and intend to apply and enhance their writing and cinematic skills in future Portsmouth Film Society projects” – PFS Chair, Cecelia Young.
The films created will premiere at a red-carpet event, which will be held at the New Theatre Royal on 30th May.
The evening will start with a reception at 7.30pm, followed by the film screenings, which begin at 8pm, tickets cost just £7, and are free for under 16s!
These short films will be screened at other local events in 2018, they will also be entered into various competitions and available to view online.
Portsmouth Film Society plan to conduct similar courses in the future and are delighted to have received the Awards for All, Big Lottery, which is making this project possible.