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Scribe turns film-maker for movie projects

A reporter from the Sussex Express is ‘moonlighting’ in a second career – as a successful short film-maker.

Chris Pollard is working with his brother Simon on their latest movie project, a five-minute flick to promote Seaford Head Community College to prospective students and parents.


  • Movie-maker Chris Pollard
  • The footage was shot by Simon, and then Chris, who covers the Hailsham area for the Express, stepped in to help complete the time-consuming editing and dubbing stage.

    He said: “We both recorded sections of narration for the ad, which turned out really well and went down a storm when it was finally shown at the college. It’s a very interesting hobby.”

    A longer-term project he’s involved in is described as a “mini budget feature” and is being produced with film studies undergraduate Dan Martin.

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