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Lights, camera, action ... check out the latest film talent in East Dunbartonshire

FORGET the Hollywood Hills, the Campsie Hills will be providing the stunning backdrop for a film festival.

Creative young people will be showcasing their talents on the big screen at East Dunbartonshire Children and Young People’s Film Festival 2012.

Talented youngsters who have produced films and animations will see them screened at venues in Lennoxtown and Bishopbriggs.

Next Wednesday (October 17) at 4pm there will be a screening at Campsie Hall in Lennoxtown.

The following day – Thursday, October 18 – there will be films shown at 4pm at Woodhill Evangelical Church in Bishopbriggs.

Tickets for the showings are free and can be collected from William Patrick Library in Kirkintilloch (0141 777 3092), Bishopbriggs Library (0141 772 4513) and Lennoxtown Library (01360 311436).

Chairman of East Dunbartonshire Leisure and Culture Trust, Councillor Stewart MacDonald, said: “Within East Dunbartonshire we have a wealth of young, creative talent and this film festival is an opportunity to showcase this talent, and encourage our young people to get involved in the creative arts.

“It is also a fun, free activity for children to go along to during the school holidays.

“This opportunity has been provided in partnership with Creative Scotland’s cash back for creativity fund.”

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