By midlandsmovies, Jul 4 2019 05:20PM
Red carpet to be rolled out for young Leicester filmmakers
Students from The Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts in Leicester will be attending a premiere of their own films at the King Richard III Visitor Centre on Sunday 7th July 2019.
The young filmmakers will walk the red carpet and see their work on the big screen in the iconic tourist attraction. The PQA students put in many hours devising, performing and producing every element of their film.
Karen Stevens, Principal at PQA Leicester said “For the past three months, we have worked intensively with 125 of our students to produce twelve short films which will enjoy their premiere this weekend. The students have taken responsibility for every aspect of the films, from the directing to acting to make up to operating the camera and boom".
"I’m delighted that their hard work will be rewarded with a screening in such an atmospheric and exciting venue", she added.
PQA, which was started by actress Pauline Quirke and her producer husband Steve Sheen in 2007, is a weekend performing arts Academy providing tuition for children and young people from 4-18 years.
Students spend three hours rotating through hour-long sessions in Comedy & Drama, Musical Theatre and Film & TV. There are more than 170 Academies nationwide.