Wallace High School Moving Image Arts students this week enjoyed a surprise visit from the actor James Nesbitt. James, star of TV shows such as Jekyll and Cold Feet as well as movies such as Bloody Sunday and Waking Ned, took time from his busy schedule to view some of the A Level students’ coursework.
He was impressed by the range of media and creativity employed by the Lisburn students, commenting “This is state of the art technology, I wish I’d had the opportunity to study Moving Image Arts at school.” James also chatted to the Wallace students about film making and provided tips for those wishing to enter this industry.Student Lyndsay Smyth added, “We’ve all thoroughly enjoyed our two year MIA course and it was a real treat to meet such a big star. The past few weeks have been busy putting final touches to our films and I’d like to thank our teacher Mr Cleland for all his hard work.”
ICT and MIA Co-ordinator in Wallace, David Cleland, concluded, “I’d like to thank James for taking time to assist our students – Moving Image Arts is a very dynamic subject and having contact with experienced professionals from the industry is invaluable for our students.”
Last modified: March 7, 2017