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Norwich director’s short film named Best Period Piece at Alternative Film Festival in Toronto

PUBLISHED: 12:07 15 January 2018 | UPDATED: 12:08 15 January 2018

Filming for The Titan's Eagle. Photo: Cheesemint Productions

Filming for The Titan's Eagle. Photo: Cheesemint Productions

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A short film by a director from Norwich has garnered an impressive accolade at an international film festival.

The Titan’s Eagle, which follows a 17th century alchemist who gets caught in a time loop, was named Best Period Piece at the Alternative Film Festival in Toronto.

The film was created by Norwich-based director, Matthew Stogdon of Cheesemint Productions, and starred Christopher Neal, Ben Allen, Moira hickson and Stuart Ashen.

Mr Stogdon said: “The film was submitted to various festival around the world, the first one it was accepted to was the Alternative Film Festival held in Toronto, Canada.

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“To have your work seen is a genuine pleasure, to have it recognised for all the hard work that has been put into it is something else entirely.”

He added: “The cast and crew are all exceptionally proud of this achievement and we look forward to hopefully many more appearances and potential awards at other festivals globally.”

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