Film by Creative Writing students premieres at Leeds Lit Fest

07 April 2021

Students from Leeds Arts University’s BA (Hons) Creative Writing have taken part in a live streamed event as a part of Leeds Lit Fest.

The students collaborated on the film and worked with Endless Studio on the event called ‘Prismatic’ which was broadcast at Hyde Park Book Club as a part of Leeds Lit Fest on March 4th at 8.30 p.m. 

Image: from the event ‘Prismatic’, Leeds Lit Fest 2020. 

The film features nine students from BA (Hons) Creative Writing from across the course who worked in collaboration on the project. The students involved are first year students Anna Hopkins, Alex Callaghan and Ruby Dearing and second year students Beth Harrison, Joe Hunter, Jasmine Disdale, Jesse Brunswick, Hanna Prince and Lizzie Mitchell. 

Film: ‘Prismatic’, Leeds Lit Fest 2020.

Karen Tobias-Green, Course Leader BA (Hons) Creative Writing said: “The students have worked really hard on this collaborative project despite most of their work having been done remotely. It’s been great to see their work showcased at Leeds Lit Fest.”

Leeds Lit Fest is the city’s festival of words and thought. The festival celebrates the vibrant and thriving literature scene that exists in Leeds with local writers and performers showcasing their talents along with national and international artists with an exciting programme of author talks, workshops, panels, performance, digital, poetry and spoken word events. In 2020, Leeds Lit Fest won Best Literary Festival at the national Saboteur Awards after being shortlisted in 2019.