Care film continues production

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Today we worked with Amy and her Carer to play out some scenes for the film featuring a character called Charlie – who was going into care. Amy was very professional about the way she performed and developed in confidence as the shoot went on.

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The scene, which the group wrote, explored feelings around placements and how arriving at a placement to meet people you don’t know for the first time can be scary. The group had decided that arriving at a new place and new surroundings is a bit daunting and confusing so that was the way Amy acted the part.

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When they arrived the carer welcomed them at the door. She had a very friendly face and a big smile. That was reassuring for Charlie but she was still a bit nervous.

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They sat down in the front room and the social worker and Charlie listened to the Carer explain who she was and who lives in the house.

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After that the social worker and Charlie took Charlie’s things, which were in plastic bags, up to the room she would be staying in.

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The carer showed Charlie around.

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The social worker and the carer went downstairs to sign some paperwork and discuss some things. Charlie started to feel the situation sink in and was a bit upset.Screen Shot 2014-10-29 at 22.54.23

 

The scenes will feature in some way in their film which is still in production. Keep watching the blog for updates.

 

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