A feast of film at Fife expo ...

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Fife film buffs can look forward to an entire day of movie magic.

The Fife Independent Film Expo hits the big screen at Lochgelly Theatre on Saturday, May 9.

And it promises a feast of low budget, independent movies from mid morning right through until late evening.

It aims to showcase the most innovative filmmakers around.

The Expo received a staggering 1200 submissions from which 53 short films and five feature movies have been selected to be screened on the day, including films from five local Fife artists.

They include Lawrie Brewster, the award-winning director from Dysart who gave the world the acclaimed ‘Lord Of Tears.’

The event is open to film fans as well as enthusiasts looking to develop their skills - they can enjoy a Q&A with the film makers as well as workshops which are happening throughout the day.

At night, the festival will host an awards ceremony to celebrate the best in independent filmmaking.

With 29 nominees in 12 categories, it celebrates all aspects of filmmaking, with awards including ‘Best Director’, ‘Best Made in Fife’ and the coveted trophy for ‘Best Film’ .

Contenders include Laurie who is nominated for his film ‘Whiteout’.

Set in the icy winter of 2015, it tells the story of real people coming to terms with extraordinary events that will change the path of civilisation forever.

Laurie has also been given the honour of closing the entire festival with a screening of Whiteout, after which he and the cast will host a Q & A.

The Expo promises to be a fantastic day for film fans.

It kicks-off at 11am and is expected to run for around 12 hours.

For more information please visit www.onfife.com/fife-indpendent-film-expo.