Inverkeithing teenager Emilija one in every of UK’s high younger film-makers

IT’S official: Emilija Morrison is One to Watch after profitable massive at a glittering youth awards ceremony in London.

The 18-year-old was recognised as one of many best younger film-makers within the UK on the Into Movie Awards on Monday evening.

The Inverkeithing teenager was surprised to listen to the information.

She instructed the Press: “I discovered simply 4 days earlier than my 18th birthday in January!

“An awards ceremony at Leicester Sq. in London? I don’t assume I might’ve requested for a greater current!”

Emilija’s success was totally different to that of the opposite classes, in that she was one in every of three winners within the Ones to Watch class.

She’s now hoping it may possibly spur her on to better issues.

“I feel it’s going to propel me to work tougher,” she stated.

Regardless of her younger age, she’s already accrued a wealth of expertise within the movie trade.

She has impressed the likes of Trainspotting writer Irvine Welsh together with her scriptwriting and interviewed Disney movie stars in London.

Having cherished writing in highschool, she determined to pursue the inventive points of movie and began programs to develop her skills.

The whole lot fell into place from there, and in autumn 2017, she began as a Younger Reporter for Into Movie.

By means of the youth scheme, she was whisked off to London to interview actors from Disney’s The Nutcracker and the 4 Realms.

She stated: “I used to be on this Soho resort in a room stuffed with numerous journalists. We had been referred to as via one after the other and I obtained to interview Mackenzie Foy and Misty Copeland.

“I’ve cherished Disney movies since I used to be somewhat lady, and Walt Disney is without doubt one of the largest movie corporations on this planet.

“It was such an awesome expertise!”

The Into Movie awards are supported by well-known faces from movie, together with Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne, Gwendoline Christie, Charles Dance, Gemma Arterton and Will Poulter.

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