The low down on lo-fi
Ever fancied making your own film in five days? Get a beginner’s guide to guerrilla film-making from British screen heroes Shane Meadows and Mark Herbert.
With their mantra ‘whatever your budget, five days is optimum’, Meadows and Herbert unveil the secrets behind successful film-making when you're tight for time and strapped for cash.
With Brit-flicks This Is England and Dead Man’s Shoes (EIFF 2004) under their belts, faux-rockumentary Le Donk & Scor-Ayz-Ee is a refreshing return to the guerrilla for these two moviemaking heavyweights.
Featuring the sublime Paddy Considine as rock roadie Le Donk, the film follows his attempts to get Nottingham based MC Scor-Ayz-Ee into the charts.
Watch out for a cheeky appearance from the Arctic Monkeys, proving even some of the UK’s biggest music talent isn’t immune to the lure of low budget movies.
This Is Edinburgh, in partnership with EIFF, invites locals of all ages to free outdoor cinema screenings in the Grassmarket and St Andrew Square.