It started as a student film project made for the amusement of those involved. 'The Maniac Project' is a multi award winning feature film made at a total cost of just £500.
But now the spoof horror shot, entirely in Cumbria, has been bought by a Los Angeles distribution company and can be seen worldwide.
Andy Burn reports
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