This unique schools initiative invites talented young people to respond musically to silent film. The 2018 project has been mentored by Colin Broom (Composer, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland), and leading folk musician John Somerville alongside Marc Duff (Capercaillie co-founder) and Laura Beth Salter (The Shee), tutors with Falkirk Schools' Traditional Music Groups.
Students from St Mungo's High School compose and conduct the premiere of their new score to Holidays, Hurrah, directed by prolific Scottish amateur filmmaker Frank Marshall. The new score will be performed by Falkirk Schools Senior Orchestra. This will be followed by two shorts from the NLS Moving Image Archive, Winter In Scotland (Templar Film Studios) and How Not to Bath A Baby (directed by Dr. Iain Dunnachie), accompanied by the Traditional bands.
The event concludes with a new silent film created by local young filmmakers who have worked with Screen Education Edinburgh.
N/C U | 1h 15m incl. Q&A
Supported by Youth Music Initiative, NLS Moving Image Archive and the BFI Audience Network
Note: if the event is shown as ‘sold out’ please contact the HippFest Box Office directly on 01324 506850 to enquire about ‘heritage seating’ availability or to be added to a waiting list.
If you like this try: Laurel and Hardy (screening same day) and Make a Scene in the Library our family friendly workshop - drop-in.