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"The British Film Industry is a triumph over reality"
CEO, The Hospital Group
'Makers Our Story' is a real celebration of UK talent and a true story of triumph over adversity!
Makers Our Story is a feature length documentary about the UK independent film industry directed and produced by independent filmmakers. It is an inspirational documentary featuring an array of talent from the UK filmmaking community with interviews from award-winning filmmakers and film industry experts. The documentary gives a rare insight into the work of the indie filmmakers who exist outside of the Hollywood studios and shows the passion and commitment of a generation of filmmakers who share their experiences working in a challenging industry.
"To make a feature film is the most amazing thing…I wanted to do this all my life"
Sacha Bennett Director, Bonded by Blood
This film is both thought provoking and entertaining, one not to be missed!
This is a truly inspiring and uplifting documentary, 'Makers' shows the passion and commitment of a generation of new and existing filmmakers as they share their experiences working in a challenging industry. The documentary gives a rare insight into the work of the indie filmmakers who exist outside of the Hollywood studio syndicates, whose films are watched by millions of people all around the world. It tells the stories of new independent filmmakers trying to make it in the industry as well as the die hard, long suffering filmmakers and businesses that support the industry.
This is an inspirational outlook on the independent film industry that is uplifting and yet doesn't come without a heed of warning. You can see the energy, passion and commitment of these creative people who are making films no matter what the cost. They are easy to identify with, whether you are a filmmaker or not and seem to share a common set of values and beliefs that are a lesson to us all. The message is clear - there is hope, if you have the talent, desire and a little bit of luck maybe you can make it in the industry. Are these people brave, commendable or delusional?
"We have supported "Makers Our Story" since it was green lit; We are just so thrilled it was completed and we could include it within the Festival programme. I'd like to congratulate all involved on a fantastic film."
Joce Capper Managing Director, Rushes
If you've ever watched a film in your life then you should see this documentary as it gives an insight into the kind of talented and dedicated people involved and the obstacles they face in getting their films made.
Watch this documentary to get a little understanding of the blood, sweat & tears that go into creating films. Seeing your favourite movies in a comfy multiplex cinema may never be the same again. This shows films and its filmmakers in a totally new light.
The documentary highlights the life affirming journeys of filmmakers, where not all the streets are paved with gold, but even so, its lifestyle attracts many to its flame & fortunes.
A Compelling Take on the UK Independent Film Industry
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