Cameron to direct thriller

PUBLISHED: 11:47 10 August 2006 | UPDATED: 09:47 31 May 2010

Cameron Ford filming a gangster movie - Pic: James Burton

Cameron Ford filming a gangster movie - Pic: James Burton

ASPIRING film director Cameron Ford has begun shooting his own gangster movie in Whittlesford. The 15-year-old Sawston Village College student who attends Whizzkids Acting School in Cambridge, hopes Chequemate will help him to stardom. He said: I ve been

ASPIRING film director Cameron Ford has begun shooting his own gangster movie in Whittlesford.

The 15-year-old Sawston Village College student who attends Whizzkids Acting School in Cambridge, hopes Chequemate will help him to stardom.

He said: "I've been really interested in being a director for ages and it's been fantastic shooting my film.

"Chequemate is a thriller about a gangster who arrives back in town and gets lots of people to do all his dirty work for him, and ends in an explosive finale.

"It stars four of my friends and it is scheduled to be premiered at my school in September."

Cameron has funded the film himself having saved up the £800 needed for a new semi-professional camera.

The teenager is already used to being behind the camera, having gone on set with his acting school to watch with television productions including EastEnders, Foyle's War and Bleak House being filmed, and having directed a school play.

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