Suicide-themed film shot in Welwyn Hatfield

PUBLISHED: 10:38 09 August 2013 | UPDATED: 17:17 09 August 2013

Maybe Not cast and crew behind the scenes

Maybe Not cast and crew behind the scenes

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A NEW film exploring the dark and harrowing issues surrounding suicide was filmed in Hatfield and Welwyn Garden City.

Maybe Not cast and crew behind the scenesMaybe Not cast and crew behind the scenes

The film, a tragic coal-black comedy called Maybe Not, sees a man attempting and failing to take his own life in a variety of ways.

The adult-themed film, which is on YouTube, features familiar landmarks from both towns.

Director Callum Oakaby-Wright told the Welwyn Hatfield Times: I have directed many short films around Welwyn Hatfield, but this is the first weve done that incorporates a series of locations from both, including the Galleria, Oaklands College, Queensway House and WGC town centre.

It has now played at Herts Uni and Hatfield Film Festival, all to a lot of positive reviews regarding its cinematography and themes and Im very glad that people are enjoying it.

Maybe Not cast and crew behind the scenesMaybe Not cast and crew behind the scenes

The content is quite dark but its all based on fiction and any similar stories are all co-incidental.

Callum has also directed a promotional video for Oaklands College. The short six-and-a-half minute film, along with the promotional video can be viewed on YouTube.

Callum thanked staff at The Galleria who he said were extremely helpful with the shoot by offering us their location when we had no other locations to film on, and a short filming schedule.


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