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Shot by young filmmakers this 5min docu-drama examines the life of a low income family feeling the strain of recession.
Jul - Sep 2009
The Box is an award-winning 5 minute short film produced by eShed, Watershed's young filmmakers group. Professional mentoring was provided from established industry professionals from Watershed, BBC, Omni productions and Bristol Old Vic.
The film premiered at Encounters International Film Festival's first young peoples film festival (Fresh Flix) in November 2009, and won 'Best Film by Over 13s' at the First Light Awards 2011.
The project was supported by the Lottery through the UK Film Council’s First Light Movies initiative.