BUDDING FILM-MAKERS FROM EUTC COMMENCE ‘DO NOT DISTURB’ SHOOT FOR HERTFORDSHIRE FIRE AND RESCUE’S ‘DRIVING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS’ CAMPAIGN

Elstree University Technical College is pleased to announce an alliance with Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue to shoot ‘Do not Disturb; A film for their ‘Driving Home for Christmas’ 2018 campaign. Students from EUTC will shoot the film between 12th and 15th June from 9am to 9pm across several set locations in Hitchin, Hertfordshire.

Written, Directed and Produced by EUTC students, the Film is part of a colossal national campaign that will help raise awareness about the dangers of using social media whilst driving.

Working in conjunction with a professional Stunt Company, Stunt Performers, Location Manager and DoP, the shoot has kick-started with a crew of EUTC students who are working with sheer grit, prowess and support from the best filmmakers in the business. Anne Lean, Projects and Partnerships Manager at EUTC shared,’the talent of our students, supported by the experience and generosity of film makers including MGM Cars, CVP Productions, Everything Audio, Life Cast and Elstree Studios is truly inspirational. We are making a film that will save lives’’.’

The week-long shoot and affiliation with Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue will give EUTC students an exciting opportunity to experience the making of a real-life project on a real-life set and, simultaneously work on a life-changing project.

In addition to this, EUTC’s film will be entered into a Best Film competition, with awards for most likes, reposts and most famous post on social media. The final winner of the competition will be announced in November by senior leaders at Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue. The winning film will be launched in late November.

About Elstree University Technical College

A new kind of school and FE college that specialises in behind-the-scenes media production, digital communications and entertainment technologies. Built on the former site of MGM-British Studios, our heritage is rich with film production talent shooting on-site (Stanley Kubrick, Ingrid Bergman, Cary Grant and Clint Eastwood).  Partnered with Elstree Studios since opening, our curriculum is designed to ensure strong foundations in fundamental academic subjects and build on these with vocational, expressive and industry relevant studies. We support our taught curriculum with our extended projects offer. Our industry partners, along with our own media production company provides opportunities for students to experience working in the technical arts and culture industry. Find out more at https://www.elstreeutc.co.uk/.

 Student filmmakers hard at work on shoot in Hitchin

Student filmmakers hard at work on shoot in Hitchin

 Stuntmen and student filmmakers shooting car scene

Stuntmen and student filmmakers shooting car scene

 Group photo of students

Group photo of students