A British zombie film made for just £45 is to be released in cinemas across the country after finding a distributor.

 Filmmaker Marc Price who made Colin

Marc Price has reason to smile after signing cinema deal

The flick, entitled Colin, was recorded on a camcorder and shot in Wales and London over 18 months by amateur filmmaker Marc Price.

It has now been snapped up Kaleidoscope Entertainment and is due to hit the big screen in time for Halloween.

The 97 minute film received much praise when it was shown at this year’s Cannes Film Festival which no doubt helped to land the deal.

Colin puts a different spin on the zombie genre by telling the story from the viewpoint of one of the undead.

It shows him trying to understand what has happened to him in contrast to similar films which focus on humans trying to escape from the zombies.

Poster for zombie budget film ColinPrice, 30, wrote, filmed and produced the horror flick by persuading actors and make-up artists to take part for free.

The filmmaker, who edited Colin while working for a courier firm in London, could not believe it got signed up.

“The whole thing is just insane, If you’d told me the film was going to get released in the cinema when we first started on the project I just wouldn’t have believed it. “I really thought it was a joke when I was told.”

“I hope that this will encourage others to go out with the video cameras and make films. It just goes to show you don’t need thousands and thousands of pounds to make a film.”

Actor Alastair Kirton plays the lead character who is bitten by a zombie, dies and is resurrected as one of the flesh-eating un-dead.

It will then be released in London and major cities across the UK but I dunno about Ireland release yet?