Film-making offer

Budding directors are being offered the chance to make their own film. Short film making gave a beginning to many of today's top directors including Martin Scorsese, the Coen Brothers and the current toast of the Britflick, Shane Meadows.

Budding directors are being offered the chance to make their own film.

Short film making gave a beginning to many of today's top directors including Martin Scorsese, the Coen Brothers and the current toast of the Britflick, Shane Meadows.

Anyone who has always wanted to have a go at making their own short film but didn't know how to go about it can now learn how, courtesy of Norwich's Cinema City.

The filmhouse, currently based at the Playhouse, St George's Street, is hosting a six-week evening course, titled Microfilm, led by a professional producer/director which will take participants through the process of planning, shooting and editing their own short masterpiece.

All necessary equipment will be provided, no experience is necessary and beginners are especially welcome.

The course begins on Thursday January 20 at 7pm and runs for six weeks but as places are limited booking is open now. The fee is £65.

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For more details contact education manager Guy Martin at guy@cinemacity.co.uk or call 01603 625145.