Film Birmingham - Latest Posts for Screen WM and Producers’ Forum announce Producer Mentoring Scheme http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/screenwm/ Screen WM and Producers’ Forum announce Producer Mentoring Scheme en-gb Mon, 08 Aug 2016 13:48:53 +0100 Mon, 08 Aug 2016 13:48:53 +0100 Screening Rights Film Festival 2016 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/screening-rights-film-festival/ Following the success of the inaugural festival last year, we’re back with a four-day programme of important and inspiring Social Justice films by award-winning and new directors from across the globe. Taking place across Birmingham, ALL films include post-screening discussions with directors, producers, writers, `stars’, activists and experts. Screening Rights Film Festival, Birmingham’s International Festival of Social Justice Film, takes place across the city from Thursday 15th to S... Mon, 08 Aug 2016 14:08:01 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/screening-rights-film-festival/ FLATPACK FILM TAKEOVER @ SANDWELL ARTS FESTIVAL http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/flatpack-film-takeover-sandwell-arts-festival/ As part of this year’s Sandwell Arts Festival, Flatpack will be transforming West Bromwich Town Hall into a multiplex with a difference… A range of screenings and activities will take over spaces throughout the building, ranging from 1902 footage of West Bromwich High Street to ‘Jambo Cinema’, a unique South Asian home viewing experience complete with chai and samosas (Entry is free throughout the day, 11am – 5pm). From 6.00pm the main hall will host a special screening of Buster ... Thu, 04 Aug 2016 14:08:52 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/flatpack-film-takeover-sandwell-arts-festival/ Flatpack Black Country Pop Up Tour Screening - SAT 13 AUG http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/sat-13-aug-the-general-live-score-west-brom-town-h/ As part of Sandwell Arts Festival Flatpack are screening Buster Keaton’s comedy classic The General, a slapstick epic set in the American Civil War. Expect romance, laughs and some awesome steam-train stunts, all sound-tracked by Paul Shallcross on the piano. Plus comedy shorts and vintage tunes courtesy of DJs from Sugarfoot Stomp. THE GENERAL screening is part of Flatpack’s Black Country Pop-up Film Tour which is running in partnership with Creative Black Country’s Imagine That! sum... Thu, 04 Aug 2016 14:08:12 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/sat-13-aug-the-general-live-score-west-brom-town-h/ Bright young things: apply to ED TV FEST http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/bright-young-things-apply-to-ed-tv-fest/ The Edinburgh International TV Festival loves supporting new talent and first-timers, and in 2016 they are seeking Star Players to make their debut at the Festival this year. If you’re a mid-level TV professional, haven’t yet made it to the Festival before or have been on one of their Talent Schemes you may qualify for their special Star Player Package. Apply today and if accepted, you will receive a super-discounted ticket for the 2016 Festival at £315. You will also have an opportunit... Mon, 01 Aug 2016 10:08:17 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/bright-young-things-apply-to-ed-tv-fest/ Gardeners' World Location Search http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/gardners-world-location/ URBAN GARDENS – VERTICAL PLANTER PROJECT Do you have little space in your city garden? Would you like to green-up your walls with a vertical planter full of herbs and flowers? As part of a new strand for Gardeners’ World we are exploring the world of urban gardens and how people can carry out simple projects to increase the green spaces in our cities. We are looking for someone who lives right in the centre of Birmingham city who has a small garden space that they would like to do someth... Thu, 28 Jul 2016 12:08:39 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/gardners-world-location/ PRODUCTION ACCOUNTING MENTORING SCHEME http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/production-accounting-mentoring-scheme/ Due to high levels of production, we’ve adapted our Production Accounting Mentoring Scheme to suit production needs with flexible hours and extended deadlines. This mentoring scheme is designed to assist career progression for:• Key assistant accountants wishing to move up to production accountants• Those with relevant experience seeking a greater understanding of the production accountant’s responsibilities.• Assistants, with a minimum of three credits and five years’ experience... Wed, 27 Jul 2016 12:08:18 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/production-accounting-mentoring-scheme/ FREE PG ONLINE FILMMAKING COURSE REOPENS http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/free-pg-online-filmmaking-course-reopens/ We are pleased to announce that our free on-line course, Film Production: Behind the Scenes of Feature Filmmaking reopens on Monday the 24th July and will demystify the process of making a feature film. Guided by respected film and television professionals including: Paul Sarony – Line Producer (The Crow, Fleming), Neil Corbould – Special Effects Supervisor (Gravity, The Martian), and Lydia Currie – 1st AD (Jekyll & Hyde, The Man Who Knew Infinity), our Massive Open Online Course (MOOC... Wed, 27 Jul 2016 12:08:00 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/free-pg-online-filmmaking-course-reopens/ Two Local Lads Make Good (Again!) http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/two-local-lads-make-good-again/ Saturday 6th August sees the premiere of new documentary Mountain Biking: The Untold British Story. Produced by CEO of the Producers’ Forum, Pip Piper (Blue Hippo Media), Singletrack magazine and BAFTA award winning film-maker Michael Clifford, this documentary looks at the unique history of 40 British mountain biking over the last forty years. Mountain biking is now in its fourth decade and it’s come a long way from its beginnings in the hills of the West Coast USA. But that’s only ... Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:08:32 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/two-local-lads-make-good-again/ CINEPHILIA FILM FEST 2016 IS OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS - DEADLINE EXTENDED http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/cinephilia-film-fest-2016-is-open-for-applications/ It’s your lucky day Cinephiles – we’ve extended the deadline to apply until midnight Wednesday 27 July! Cinephilia Film Fest is now accepting entries and they want you! Cinephilia is a short film competition celebrating classic cinema of the 20th century and the stories they tell. They are looking for filmmakers to create original shorts inspired by one scene from a classic film. How does it work?1. Select one of the scenes available on the Cinephilia website or your own personal favo... Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:07:38 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/cinephilia-film-fest-2016-is-open-for-applications/ Brum Spirit Screenings July http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/stickleback-cinema-july-screenings/ Stickleback Cinema is a Birmingham UK based film exhibition organisation run by award winning filmmaker Brendan O’Neill. Stickleback Cinema presents award winning film Mustang next Friday 22nd July at Ort Cafe, Balsall Heath, Birmingham, B12 9AH at 19.30 as part of Brum Spirit 16. Admission just £3 for under 25’s/students/OAP’s/Unwaged. In work just £5. 4 other great films next door at Moseley School of Art on Saturday and Sunday. A weekend of free and affordable, family friendly mu... Fri, 15 Jul 2016 16:07:42 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/stickleback-cinema-july-screenings/