1. Leicester Indoor Market opened in 1973 and is now destined to be demolished in April 2014.

    There are many reasons given for its demise such as out of town and online shopping, the lack of parking and the pedestrianisation of the city centre. The indoor market is often referred to as one of the "least loved" buildings in Leicester. Myself and Burt McNeill decided to create this short film in order to record the environments, people and sounds of the indoor market before it is demolished. We became aware of mixed feelings amongst the traders. Some are looking forward to being relocated in the new food halls that are being built while others fear that they will be forced to cease trading as they will not be able to afford the cost of renting units in the new buildings.

    Filming took place in the last two weeks before Christmas and we were made to feel very welcome by all of the traders. The energy of the market is contagious. When it's busy, the market is a vibrant, colourful and exciting place and as Senior Market Manager Andrew Dul says at the very end of the film, "the market experience has some of its own trump cards in the battle for business."

    A huge thank you to all of the traders and customers of the indoor and outdoor market for their contributions to this film. Special thanks to the market managers Andrew Dul, Jayne Black and Steve Whitehead.

    The film was shot on a Canon 7d and graded with Film Convert in FCPX.

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  2. The final episode in our heritage lottery funded project, "Not Lost The Plot" - The Story of Queens Road Allotments.
    This episode was challenging as I had hoped for a colourful autumnal end to the year and instead it stayed mild and uneventful until the leaves eventually fell from the trees from boredom without actually changing colour. Also, everyone had cleared off and only by using ninja stealth and vast amounts of patience was I able to obtain a few interviews from the people i bumped into. The project is now complete and I have really enjoyed working on it. A huge thank you to everyone who contributed to the film and I hope it gives a true account of our allotment site 2013.

    You can watch the final compilation of all the episodes here… vimeo.com/76801919

    You can visit the Queens Road Allotments website and download a booklet made by my good friend Ted, which was also created especially for the project here… queensroadallotments.wordpress.com

    And you can watch all the separate episodes from the whole year here on my vimeo channel… vimeo.com/channels/queensroadallotments

    The film was shot on a canon 7d. Music is my own composition and recording.

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  3. Film commissioned by the Leicestershire Partnership Trust.

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  4. This is a film I have produced for the Friends of The Queens Road Allotment Society as part of their "Not Lost The Plot" heritage lottery funded project. The project has involved the production of a booklet and website as well as this film. The aim of the project has been to research and explore the history of the site as well as discovering and documenting the stories of allotment users over the years. The site is particularly unusual as the allotments are all privately owned. Allotment owners and users are not confined by regulations present on many council run sites. This film is the final edit of 4 seasonal episodes starting last winter in the thick snow. I am currently still filming an Autumn episode. The film will be screened in Leicester at the end of October 2013 at an event to celebrate the end of the project.

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  5. The South - "Pigeon Hole". New single from the debut album "Sweet Refrains". Film shot in an afternoon at their rehearsals for upcoming tour.
    For more info on the band... thesouth.co.uk

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Bill Newsinger

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My name is Bill Newsinger. I am a freelance filmmaker and photographer living in Leicester. On this channel is a selection of recent film projects I have produced. Recently, much of my work has been commissioned by local council organisations and NHS

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My name is Bill Newsinger. I am a freelance filmmaker and photographer living in Leicester. On this channel is a selection of recent film projects I have produced. Recently, much of my work has been commissioned by local council organisations and NHS partnership boards. This year I was awarded the NHS Celebrating Excellence 2012 Award for a film I produced and was runner up in the International Vimeo Festival Awards in the "Series" category. I carry out all aspects of film making from initial development, project management, filming, editing and finishing. I also create original music for projects and artworks for motion graphics and for DVD manufacture.
You can contact me at billnewsinger@hotmail.com
You can call me on 07766234197

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