Moy’s new movie star celebrated in Belfast

Junior Ministers Emma Pengelly and Jennifer McCann with Cinemagic Chief Executive Joan Burney Keatings MBE and young Cinemagic participants (L-R) Jade Baxter from East Belfast, Jayne Milligan from South Belfast, James Stockdale from Dungannon, Cliona Power from Portadown and Jordan Massey from East Belfast.
Junior Ministers Emma Pengelly and Jennifer McCann with Cinemagic Chief Executive Joan Burney Keatings MBE and young Cinemagic participants (L-R) Jade Baxter from East Belfast, Jayne Milligan from South Belfast, James Stockdale from Dungannon, Cliona Power from Portadown and Jordan Massey from East Belfast.

Moy’s rising actor James Stockdale was one of a group of young people to be celebrated at the Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People held in the Odyssey Cinemas Belfast last week attended by Junior Ministers Emma Pengelly and Jennifer McCann.

With support from the Northern Ireland Executive’s Together: Building A United Community initiative, Cinemagic delivered a series of innovative programmes for young people in areas such as production, scriptwriting, directing, devising musical theatre and filmmaking.

James [centre of photograph] a third year student at the Royal School, played the part of Spud Bob in star-studded movie A Christmas Star which hits the screens last year.