FROM Happy Mount Park to Hollywood - who knows? That might well end up as the career path for a young Morecambe movie maker.
Edward Rastelli-Lewis is about to start shooting his first ever feature film as part of a groundbreaking student project.
Edward says that, to his knowledge, “Needle in the Hay” will be the first ever feature-length movie to be produced as part of a film production course in this country.
The UCLAN (University of Central Lancashire) student spent much of his teenage years working for his parents, Paul and Sheila Rastelli-Lewis of the famous Morecambe Lewis’s ice cream family.
But now, explains the 20-year-old, he’s swapping selling ice cream from the family’s van in Happy Mount Park for some lights, camera and action!
“We start shooting in mid-February in Preston and Morecambe,” says Edward.
See The Visitor (12-01-11) for full story.