Redbridge students produce R&B video for Boistrus

Four Redbridge College students are hoping to send a local R&B star on his way to national stardom after producing his music video.

The pupils from Redbridge College, Barley Lane, Little Heath, who all study BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music Technology, filmed and edited a video for Collier Row-based artist Boistrus.

Amanda-Jane Fisher, 41, Will Ekwueme, 19, Paul MacAlesher, 37 and Mitchell West, 17, created a concept for the track, titled I Think You’re The One, before directing a two-day video shoot which was presented on Thursday.

Boistrus, whose real name is Matt Arnold, said: “I’m so pleased with the video. The college has been absolutely brilliant; within two months of first getting in touch they have presented a finished product.”

Fifty per cent of profits from the track which will be released to national music channels later this summer will be donated towards the Teenage Cancer Trust.


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Adult learner Amanda-Jane, whose daughter also starred in the video, said: “Filming the video was a very full-on experience but also incredibly enjoyable. It was fantastic to be able to put some of the skills I have learnt at the college into practice.”

The college is hosting an open day on June 23. To find out more visit www.redbridge-college.ac.uk.

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