Take 10 Film Making Project

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pic: Students at St Mark's Academy learning to use film making equipment

Wimbledon BookFest partnered with Chocolate Films to teach sixth formers film making skills in a project funded by the Wimbledon Foundation. Sixth formers from 8 local schools took part and made short documentary films profiling individuals from the local community as part of the London wide project 1000londoners.com. Film subjects included actor Arnold Oceng, literary agent Peter Straus and GP Siyana Shaffi, who is running a project with refugees in Greece.

Participating schools were St Mark's Academy, Graveney, Wimbledon College, Southfields Academy, Raynes Park High, Ricards/Rutlish (RR6) and Ursuline High.

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pics [clockwise from top]: RR6 students filming at River Wandle, Peter Straus literary agent, Ursuline High students editing, Wimbledon College Students practising filming.

All ten films, plus an introduction are in the playlist below. They will play sequentially by default, but you can navigate to a specific video after clicking PLAYLIST in the top left hand corner.

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Wimbledon BookFest has an ongoing relationship with the Wimbledon Foundation partnering on projects in the community.

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