An inspirational story about two unlikely school friends from Yorkshire with a dream to become film makers is about to receive its premiere at York’s Everyman Cinema.
Scott And Sid is tipped to be the next Billy Elliot, and much of the film was shot in York – including scenes in the Assembly Rooms, the Biltmore bar, Gray’s Court Hotel, Aviva and Huntington School.
And it was made after best pals Sid Sadowskyj and Scott Elliott, who had never written, produced or directed before, raised over £1 m to make their movie dream a reality.
The movie is a fictionalised version of their own story. It begins with the pair as teenagers – both are isolated, underachieving and a little lost when Scott transfers to Sid’s school in Bradford.
Their friendship takes root and they find something in each other that helps them to glimpse a bigger goal.
Sid, now 32 and living in York, tells their story….
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