20-year-old Luke speaks about the support that he’s received from the ‘regulars’ in his local pub in Billingham while receiving treatment to transition from female to male. This film, using images from Luke’s transition including before he began and through his surgery, gives us an insight into the lives of people who suffer from gender […] READ MORE
Chris is obsessed, he’s driven, and he’s compelled to be the best storyteller he can be. He sees this drive everywhere, especially in one of his friends; Adrian Kovats. Adrian and 21-year-old Chris went to college together, grew up together. Soon after, Adrian found his own obsession; bodybuilding. Adrian’s family moved to Teesside from Austria, […] READ MORE
Omran, 19, is a young man with dreams of being able to play professional football. A promising footballer uprooted from his home country as he was just finding his place in the sports community, has revitalised this love through watching and playing football on Teesside.
Moving to Hartlepool was not easy for 25-year-old Elliot, but he managed to find an amazing and almost hidden community to share his love of surfing with. This film illustrates his life in the waves and the welcome this community has given him.
A visually rich retelling of local skateboard culture as showcased by budding filmmakers the two 22-year-old Ryans, both from the Hartlepool skate community, and filmed in towns across Teesside. This film explores a range of filming techniques to take the viewer along for the ride and is framed by some of the area’s best-known landmarks.
24-year-old Daniel has for many years been a mainstay of the music community in Hartlepool and now gets to work professionally in the industry that he loves. His film documents life in the local music scene, as recalled by this go to multi-talented musician and songwriter.