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A new Arts Council funded animated short is set to arrive in January 2018. Eddie & Frankie tells the story of a young girl trying to forge a relationship with her out of work father in a former mining community amid the pit closures in the early ’90s.

The film’s story was informed by animation workshops conducted with school children at Shotton Hall Academy in Peterlee.

Our teaser trailer can be viewed here.

The kids’ animation work from the classes can be viewed here.

The film is well into production and due to be completed in early 2018. There will be screenings in Newcastle and Sunderland still to be announced, and more information can be found on their Facebook page here.

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