The “Hullywood” Project: An exclusive interview with photographer Quentin Budworth

14859347_1040969846011519_1192281544_o-copyForeword by Adam Brannon. My hometown of Hull was announced as UK City of Culture for 2017. Those of you unfamiliar with the city won’t know its transformation over the last decade.

After being bombed terribly in World War II, Hull suffered a period of serious decline from which it has only just started to recover, and it still to this day remains the butt of many jokes to the dismay of residents and fans. It’s going to take many years for Hull to be recognised as one of the UK’s greatest destinations, but with the help of artists like Quentin Budworth, the news will travel fast.

To celebrate this incredible waterfront city, photographer Quentin decided to put together two of his passions; film and Kingston Upon Hull. Utilising the unique geography and landmarks of the area, he has recreated iconic films in the locality. From Star Wars to Castaway, it’s all here.

In this exclusive interview for Movie Metropolis, he discusses his reasons for embarking on The Hullywood Project, and how you can get involved in its future.

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