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Midlands Spotlight - Lucy Young

By midlandsmovies, Jun 2 2015 04:49PM

Midlands Movies Spotlight – Lucy Young in Derbyshire


Filmmaker and Photographer Lucy Young is a new up and coming talent from Derbyshire. Midlands Movies Mike checks out her latest film...


Lucy is just 18 years old and yet she has been filming since I she was a sprightly 14 and in that time has honed her skills and is just about to release a new short film online.


Made back in 2014 Lucy is also already planning another major short film to begin production in the summer.


Describing herself as a “kinda 'prolific” filmmaker, Lucy has filmed up to 20 films in a single year and is part of the Derby filmmaking group Five Lamp Films. She is a regular at their meetings and has put on a film at every 5 Lamps for nearly two yearrs and nnext up on her plate, Lucy hopes to release ‘Life in a Box’ which is a crowd-funded film with a small budget of £950. The film tells the story of a guy called Freddie who believes he is trapped inside a television.


“It’s a quasi-romance psychological thriller with bits of surrealism”, explains Lucy with the unveiling of the film a much anticpated event for all those involved.


Lucy goes on to add, “The film was made in and around Derby and Nottinghamshire using only local cast and crew. I was only 17 when I made it and it was shot in around 2 days”.


The film will be shown at Five Lamps on 5th July 2015 so interested parties should head down to their next meeting in order to see ‘Life in a Box” whilst Lucy hopes that the viewing will also get people interested in donating to her next project due later in Summer.


For more information check out Lucy’s Facebook and YouTube links below:


FB: https://www.facebook.com/Viedelamort

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/viedelamort


For more Lucy check out her photography website over at Flickr:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/99990470@N06

And follow on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/Viedelamort


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