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Seating: Unallocated - Theatre Style

*This event can be attended in person (as part of a socially distanced audience) or watched online. Book to attend in person using the booking button on this page, or book here to watch online*

North East Originals Film Festival is the showcase for BA (Hons) Film, TV & Theatre Production students at The Northern School of Art. The evening is the culmination of their course and an opportunity for them to present their final films. There are three fantastic short films made by a collection of exciting young film makers featuring performances from BA (Hons) Acting for Stage & Screen students.

There is no escape by Callum Hemmings

‘If You’re Innocent, You’re Safe… Right?’

During the pandemic Leon’s girlfriend Jill goes missing. In searching for her, Leon finds himself trapped in an abandoned house pursued by an evil jester.

Faith at Play by Nic Sian

‘I’m getting my money back easy way or the hard way

A girl gets the opportunity of a lifetime to play in a poker night, but she gets more than she bargained for, family, friends and partnership.

D.I.Y by George Dickson

‘Life is what you make it’

A lonely floor-mopper, Joseph, works late nights in a hardware store. After crossing paths with a troubled girl named Evie, the two are forced to find their place in the world as they learn to confront their fears.

Faculty Leader for Stage & Screen Jonny Bussell says ‘This is a fantastic celebration of what the students have achieved over their 3 years of study. The students have worked so hard throughout their time with us and have had to navigate so many challenges over the last year. To produce these excellent films is testament to their talent, tenacity and passion for film making’

Q&A: The film screenings will be followed by a Q&A with the creative team to discuss their process and the films in more depth.

Age guidance: 15+ (the films contain scenes of violence, strong language and scenes that may be distressing).

If you haven’t joined us for a ‘Pay What You Decide’ event before, this means that tickets can be booked in advance as usual, but there is no obligation to pay until afterwards.

Please note: This is a socially distanced event. Seats are available in strict bubbles, which allow at least a 1m gap between parties. Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions in place, group sizes are currently restricted to a maximum of six people, who must all be from one household / support bubble. We have done our best to provide availability for groups of various sizes, but if you can’t see the seating bubble you need for your group, we are happy to help you find appropriate seating. You can contact our Box Office with your seating enquiries on 01642 525199 or email [email protected].

If you’re unable to attend in person, this event will also be live streamed. Book tickets for the live stream.