Filmmaker looking for extras for Channel 4 project which will be a ‘tribute to Norwich’

Norwich filmmaker Ella Glendining is looking for extras for her comissioned short film. Picture: Ell

Norwich filmmaker Ella Glendining is looking for extras for her comissioned short film. Picture: Ella Glendining - Credit: Archant

A Norwich-based filmmaker has a tall order for the people of Norfolk as she issues a plea for extras for her commissioned short film.

Ella Glendining, who recently graduated from Norwich University of the Arts, is on the lookout for extras for her film 'Like Sunday' which has been commissioned by Screen South and Arts Council England.

Miss Glendining is looking to gather three separate groups for her Random Acts project, Channel 4's short film strand, from Monday July 17 - Tuesday July 18.

-Group 1: Monday July 17, 9pm - 12am, Mid Norfolk Railway, Dereham Station, NR19 1DF

'I am looking for a mixture of people - families or single people of any age. Clothing wise please stick to muted colours and avoid logos.'


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-Group 2: Tuesday July 18, 11am - 3pm, Norwich Arts Centre, 51 Benedicts Street, Norwich, NR2 4PG

'You will be playing clubbers so please dress as you would for a night out. This is the event I am hoping to gather the most people for.'

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-Group 3: Tuesday July 18, 8pm onwards, Space Studios, Swan Lane, Norwich, NR2 1HZ

'I will need people for a couple of hours. Once again, please dress as if you're going clubbing.'

Miss Glendining, the daughter of a wildlife filmmaker, won an award for her short film 'Power to the Mini Beasts' for Best Experimental Short at the BFI Future Film Festival in 2016.

She added: 'if you are interested and willing to help then please add me (Ella Bee Glendining) as a friend on Facebook and let me know via personal message.

'Although we are not able to offer payment, this film is a tribute to Norwich and I'm truly excited about having a cast made up of true Norwich folk!'

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