Pontefract teenager’s Halloween film shown on TV

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​Pontefract teenager Aimee Jones will be celebrating this weekend when one of her short Halloween films is broadcast on television.

The 15-year-old wrote and co-starred in Sacred Ground as part of the Northern Star Acting for Film and Television course.

The short film - which also stars Yorkshire youngsters Charlotte Jones, Sophie Shooter, Minnie McEnroe, Kieran McConnell-Kipling and Grace Armytage - is about a group of teenagers who decide to go camping. They tell ghost stories and play dares before Aimee wanders off on her own. They may look like a normal group of teens but one of them has a deadly secret. Will any of them make it out alive?

Sacred Ground will be shown at 9pm on Saturday as part of a Halloween special on Latest TV. It was also broadcast on the channel last Sunday.

The station - on Freeview channel 8 and Virgin Media channel 159 - reaches around 400,000 people in Brighton, Hove and Worthing.

Viewers across Yorkshire will be able to watch Aimee’s film through live streaming on thelatest.tv

Eirian Cohen, director of Northern Star, said: “Aimee won this year’s Northern Star Young Actor award 2015, she also won the student’s choice award, has received distinction in her grade 4 LAMDA and Northern Star Acting exams and now this. This girl is going places.”

Northern Star Acting is an academy for children and adults with classes running in Sherburn in Elmet, Hyde Park and Headingley.

For a free trial, visit www.northernstaracting.co.uk or contact 07834 984052.