Youngsters enhancing their creative visions on the farm

Filming on the Pitgaveny Estate this week
Filming on the Pitgaveny Estate this week (pic: Yvonne Findlay)

A MORAY FILM initiative are set to follow up on their highly successful feature looking back on the history of Lossiemouth with further projects now in production.

Creative Visions Moray and Flood Film have been guiding young people through the skills required in video production – and at the same time creating fascinating insights into Moray life past and present.

Following on from their work in Lossiemouth, filmmaker Yvonne Findlay is currently undertaking a similar project looking at the lives and times of people in Forres. At the same time she has revealed a second film is in production for Lossiemouth, featuring more detail on the history of the local RAF base including its years as HMS Fulmar.

That will include footage and interviews captured during the delivery of the Fulmar Bell to the Lossiemouth Fisheries Museum – and the results of a session this week where the team were filming on the Pitgaveny Estate.

Yvonne confirmed their latest projects to insideMoray this week, saying: “We are working in partnership again this year and the young film team have started work on the film sequel to ‘Lossiemouth Northern Lights.’

“The team had a wonderful day filming on the Pitgaveny Estate where they heard about the history of the Estate from Dr John Barrett and present-day farming from the Estate Farm Manager Martin Birse. I am very grateful to the Laird for permission to film on the estate.

“Once again we will be delighted to hear from the people of Lossiemouth who are invited to take part in this film which is celebrating the community of Lossiemouth past to present day.

“Please contact with any stories or photographs you would like to see included in the film.”

Yvonne would also like to hear from anyone who has a story to tell about HMS Fulmar and ask that they also contact her at the above email address.