Video: Director Benjamin Pascoe tells us how he got the Roller Derby players to open up to him on film and which camera techniques he used to capture the action around the racing track. He also tells us about the influence that successful Roller Derby drama Whip It had on his film, and whether he laced up his very own skates in a bid to get in tune with the demands of the sport.

Profile: This is the first feature-length film that Benjamin has directed. He studied performing arts at Texas University, after which he acted in a series of short films before turning his attention to filmmaking. Fun fact - Benjamin is the brother of Jonny Stranger, coach of the Hellcats Roller Derby team that star in the film.

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Leave It On The Track

  • Fri 29  June 2012 (suitable for ages 13-18) "It's just so unpredictable, you never know where it's going to go..." Director Benjamin Pascoe reveals why he enjoys the documentary genre.

    Fri 29 June 2012 (suitable for ages 13-18) "It's just so unpredictable, you never know where it's going to go..." Director Benjamin Pascoe reveals why he enjoys the documentary genre.

    FILMCLUB reporter Jack speaks to director Benjamin Pascoe about his film Leave It On The Track - a frenetic sports documentary about the fastest growing women's sport in the world, Roller Derby.

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