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Amateur film maker Sean Brown creates internet sitcom, The Pitch
8:45am Saturday 1st September 2012 in News
AN amateur film-maker from York hopes to break into the industry after writing, producing and directing his own sitcom for the internet.
Sean Brown, 30, of Acomb Wood Drive, studied media production at university and has gone on to work in the film department at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Most recently, he has been working with friend and fellow film enthusiast Luke Gosling to produce a five-episode mini web sitcom, filmed over three days.
The Pitch, which follows the efforts of three friends and former film students who start up their own video production company and try to break into the film and TV industry.
Mr Brown said: “It started as a bit of fun and now we would like to like to do it as a proper series, but that’s a bit of a dream. We are hoping someone might see it and like it.
“We really enjoyed making it and did it over the Jubilee weekend. While everyone was watching television, we were doing something a bit different.”
The pair asked some of Sean’s friends to act in the film and spent three days in June filming on set in Lincolnshire.
They are still doing rewrites of the script and hope to approach production companies with it as well as entering a competition with ShortList magazine.
Mr Gosling, who lives in Lincoln, said: “We were pleased with the script initially and pleased it’s translated into something we find funny for one.
“It’s had a good response from people who have seen it.”
To watch the sitcom, visit the-pitch.co.uk