Students roll out red carpet for film makers

Creative students from Forth Valley College have had a taste of the silver screen from two independent film makers.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 22nd February 2016, 7:00 am
Simon and Barry spoke to over 100 Forth Valley College students
Simon and Barry spoke to over 100 Forth Valley College students

Simon Jake from Brightons and Denny’s Barry Frame of Haggis Western Films spoke to over 100 students from 
various courses earlier this month about their experiences of working in the industry, from writing and directing to casting and soundtracks.

And they also shared 
stories from their latest 
release The Last Love 
Letter which will be screened again at Cineworld Falkirk on Thursday, March 31.

Simon said: “I really 
enjoyed the talk; it was great talking to like-minded people
about our experiences 
making films.

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“We covered most aspects of filming, editing and sound design.”

Angelene Perry, learner development worker who 
organised the event, said: 
“Simon and Barry brought real film-making experience to the students and kept them captivated for the two hour presentation.

“Their breadth of experience was invaluable and I 
believe students left inspired to complete their own projects and develop their many 

The Last Love Letter, which was filmed at various locations around the district, premiered at Cineworld last year, telling the story of Steve Brody, a man who hides a dark childhood secret.