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Framlingham: Business shoot is reel deal for Young Enterprise team from Thomas Mills

10:15 26 February 2014

Members of the Young enterprise team from Thomas Mills High School at Framlingham Technology Centre

Members of the Young enterprise team from Thomas Mills High School at Framlingham Technology Centre

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A team of young entrepreneurs showed artistic flair by using a Suffolk business centre as the location for a short film to advertise their products.

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Thomas Mills sixth-former Emile Burgoyne behind the camera at Framlingham Technology CentreThomas Mills sixth-former Emile Burgoyne behind the camera at Framlingham Technology Centre

Framlingham Technology Centre welcomed the Young Enterprise team from nearby Thomas Mills High School, who are taking part in a year-long contest with other schools to set up a company, develop a product and market it.

Sales of their tie-dye shirts, socks and bracelets are going well at local events, shops and in school, but an advert was seen as an opportunity to reach a wider marketplace.

The slogan ‘There’s a little tie-dye in everyone’ inspired a storyline about businesspeople with surprising socks.

Sixth-former Emile Burgoyne was behind the camera and a soundtrack is being produced by young colleagues Phelan Burgoyne and Aidan Johnson.

The regional final of the Young Enterprise scheme, which offers experience of the business world, is next month.

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