Aspiring film-makers given grants for Bradford shorts

Untold stories from Holme Wood, a British-Bangladeshi love story set on Leeds Road, and the ‘Beast of Bradford’ are among the films about life in the district made by people who live and work here.

Film-makers across the district have received Make: Film grants to create original short films and documentaries as Bradford prepares to bid to be UK City of Culture 2025.

Bradford 2025 Bid Director Richard Shaw said: “It is inspiring to see such an imaginative and creative range of subjects proposed by these film-makers and it shows what a rich a seam of talent we have here in Bradford district.

“In a place with such a strong screen heritage it’s thrilling to be able to support a new generation of film-makers that will help create a new narrative for Bradford. Prepare to be surprised!”

Read the full article in the T&A here.

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