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Under the skin of the teen movie revolution: Beyond Clueless in Exeter

This actress was launched on the film scene at the age of 11, playing the great Dorothy Gale in Disney’s Return to Oz. As a teenager, she starred in the arthouse hit Gas Food Lodging and Milos Forman’s Valmont before joining Neve Campbell and Robin Tunney in school-based witchy thriller The Craft. Her name is Persian for ‘turquoise’, which could also describe her striking eyes.

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Les Miserables global internet film series launched by Torbay-based theatre company

A Brixham-based non-profit theatre company specialising in historical drama, breaks into film, with a internet film series, based on Victor Hugo’s unabridged novel, starring an amazing local cast from around Devon.

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Film charity Into Film comes to Devon

Into Film, a lottery funded charity has given students at a Devon school the opportunity to become more involved in film. The Into Film Inclusion Project aims to help children aged 5–19 years old by using film as a discussion for ‘cultural, creative and personal development’. Students from disadvantaged backgrounds are given opportunities they wouldn’t normally have access to, such as making films and even meeting industry professionals.

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‘Mind-reading’ film and inspirational graduates win at 2014 Media Innovation Awards

A film influenced by the responses of its audience and a graduate who completed his studies despite contracting meningitis were among the Plymouth University winners at the 2014 Media Innovation Awards.

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