Frankenlime

Inspired by her great-great-great-grandfather, Frankie Stein, decides to build a 'monster' of her own...but this time with a lime for a brain!

Based loosely on Mary Shelley's original 'Frankenstein', the story of Frankenlime takes the classic Sci-Fi horror and gives it a comedic (and musical) citrus twist!

Starting out as a lunchtime writing club in Year 6, with ideas being submitted via Google Classroom over the Easter holidays, the idea and storyline for the film was quickly brought together. From jokes about silly STEM club members with exploding slime, to monsters offering bananas as gifts, what you see on the screen is very much the children's ideas brought to life.

Following auditions for key roles and interviews for film crew, the production quickly moved into action. With students filming in between lessons, as well as negotiating school residentials, sports days and bikeability weeks, this enormous 49 scene movie, with a cast of 50 and crew of 10, was brought to life in amazingly only 5 weeks to make!

From enormous 50 actor talent show set pieces, too claustrophobic science lab scenes, and even Godzilla inspired special effect shots, none of this amazing project would have been possible without the dedication and commitment of all the children and adult helpers involved.

Please enjoy the movie. Also, check out the production gallery, as well as a few of the documents collected together, that give an insight into the children's experience.

We'll be adding more Frankenlime content and news over the next few weeks, so make sure you keep checking for updates.

  • Mr Williams
    Director
  • Mr Williams
    Writer
  • Year 6 Writing Cub
    Writer
  • Mrs Thorp
    Producer
  • Sydnie
    Key Cast
    "Frankie"
  • Amelia
    Key Cast
    "Igor"
  • Elizabeth
    Key Cast
    "Prescilla"
  • Amy
    Key Cast
    "Frankenlime (The Monster)"
  • Tenzin
    Key Cast
    "George"
  • Millie
    Key Cast
    "Georgia"
  • Casey
    Key Cast
    "Polly"
  • Joshua
    Key Cast
    "Stanley"
  • Kazim
    Key Cast
    "Taylor"
  • Ava
    Key Cast
    "Peter Morgan"
  • Livvy
    Key Cast
    "Natalie News"
  • Paige
    Key Cast
    "Bojo"
  • Lily
    Key Cast
    "Dermot"
  • Matthew
    Key Cast
    "Savage Simon"
  • Isobel
    Key Cast
    "Amanda"
  • Eloise
    Key Cast
    "Michael"
  • Charlotte
    Key Cast
    "Isla"
  • Finley
    Key Cast
    "Simon"
  • Alfie
    Key Cast
    "Tom"
  • Rebecca
    Key Cast
    "Sally"
  • Precis
    Key Cast
    "Dave"
  • Gracie
    Key Cast
    "Monster Expert"
  • Freya, Jack, George, Leo
    Key Cast
    "News Eyewitness "
  • Hayden, Jarrod, Hugo, Jacob and Joshephine
    Key Cast
    "Talent Show Acts"
  • Lola, Alexis, Alex
    Key Cast
    "PIng Pong Team"
  • Freya, Honor, Daisy and Rosie
    Key Cast
    "Chess Club"
  • Mia, Eryn
    Key Cast
    "Playground Artists"
  • Edward and Finley
    Key Cast
    "The Vaccum Guys"
  • Jack.H
    Production Crew
  • Jack.S
    Production Crew
  • Anaiah
    Production Crew
  • Morgan
    Production Crew
  • Vinnie
    Production Crew
  • Olivia
    Production Crew
  • Jamie
    Production Crew
  • Edward
    Production Crew
  • Mrs Fisher
    Props and Scenery
  • Mrs Taylor
    Props and Scenery
  • Mrs Landells
    Props and Scenery
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Sci-Fi, Comedy, Musical, Childrens
  • Runtime:
    42 minutes 15 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 15, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    0 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital HD
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Newton Longville C of E Primary School
Director - Mr Williams