The Bideford Pilot

Info on the Boat Stories series from Amanda McCormack: Yes, the weather’s dreadful but spare a thought for those whose work continues rain or shine, day or night and whatever the swell out in the Torridge estuary. The Bideford Pilot is an insightful and dramatic new short film showing the […]

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Ben, Fishing’s New Ambassador

Great to see that young men are still going into fishing… This is Ben Bengey, an inspirational young fisherman from Ilfracombe in North Devon, who is fast becoming the voice for the future of fishing in the UK.  Ben Bengey’s charm and passion for his work make him the perfect […]

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Boat Stories – Getting Heritage on Film

It’s been a two-year project and no doubt something of a labour of love for film producer, Jo Stewart-Smith, along with Amanda McCormack whose team has created the series of films, Boat Stories. The series is a collection of short (5 minute) documentary films about life on the water in […]

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Fishing for the Long Haul

The sun is out, the sea is calm and skipper Paul Stone smiles as he and his crew land a net full of squid in ‘Fishing for the Long Haul?’ the latest short film in the Boat Stories series.  The film was shot back in the summer before a ban on […]

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