Film Birmingham - Latest Posts for Screen WM and Producers’ Forum announce Producer Mentoring Scheme Screen WM and Producers’ Forum announce Producer Mentoring Scheme en-gb Thu, 17 Sep 2015 11:08:49 +0100 Thu, 17 Sep 2015 11:08:49 +0100 Zombie hordes to descend on Golden Square for short film The Jewellery Quarter’s newest development, Golden Square, will be transformed into a place of devastation as a living statue finds himself caught in the midst of a zombie apocalypse. Carl Timms is the writer and director of short zombie horror film, Still, which is being shot in the city, and starring Birmingham born Joe Capella. Currently a director of local digital media company, Made Media, Carl has written and produced films on the side for 20 years and is now fulfilling his dream to ... Thu, 17 Sep 2015 20:09:51 +0100 Exciting New BBC Quiz Show Looking for Contestants Do you love antiques and collectables? Would like to win a cash prize? Could you spot a hidden treasure? We are looking for lively pairs of contestants to take part! `For What it’s Worth’ is an exciting new BBC quiz show Whether you’re friends, colleagues, siblings or parent and child we want to hear from you! Within the PAIR one person must be an antiques enthusiast and the other a quizzer answering general knowledge questions. To apply visit: more in... Wed, 16 Sep 2015 16:09:59 +0100 Creative Networks - Fame Is Your Driver Speakers: ViX Perks and Mark Pressdee Followed by ViX & her MsChiefs gig 9pm until THURSDAY 1 October 2015, 5.45PM UNTIL 8.45PM BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY, MILLENNIUM POINT, CURZON STREET, BIRMINGHAM B4 7XG ViX has been a professional singer-songwriter since the age of 16, with her all-girl band FUZZBOX achieving worldwide success with hits such as ‘Pink Sunshine’ and ‘International Rescue’. They parted company in 1991 but reunited in 2010. V... Mon, 14 Sep 2015 12:09:23 +0100 RESERVE YOUR PLACE AT POWER TO THE PIXEL: THE CROSS-MEDIA FORUM 13 – 16 October 2015, held in association with the 59th BFI London Film Festival Want to hear from the biggest names in media innovation, uncover the latest in immersive and multi-platform storytelling, discover new finance and distribution opportunities and network with the who’s who of the industry? Power to the Pixel: The Cross-Media Forum is for you! WHAT’S ON? THE CONFERENCE – 13 OctoberA series of boundary pushing think pieces and case studies around cross-platform brand-buil... Wed, 09 Sep 2015 15:09:13 +0100 Want to get into TV drama and film but don't know how? The Production Guild’s Runner Training on the 5th & 6th of October in Salford is designed to help prepare those wanting to work in the film and television industry. The course is delivered by leading film and television industry professionals and will cover what is expected in such a demanding yet rewarding work environment. It will also help to channel ambition into achievable career routes in film and television. The course explores the knowledge and skills of production and floor runne... Wed, 09 Sep 2015 10:09:50 +0100 ITV Antiques Game Show Looking for Contestants Do you have a passion for antiques and collectibles? Could you pick out a priceless treasure hidden amongst ten-a-penny objects? We are looking for pairs of contestants for a brand new ITV game show, where there is a cash prize to be won! Whether you’re friends, colleagues, siblings or mother and daughter, we want to hear from you if you’re up for a challenge on this exciting new show! For more information or to receive an application form please email All... Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:08:45 +0100 Into Film Festival is back this November! The world’s largest free film and education event, Into Film Festival is back for another year from 4–20 November. Register your interest now to be the first to hear when bookings go live in September. All schools and 5–19 year olds across the UK will be able to enjoy over 2,500 screenings and special events, including a programme choice of 150+ film titles, industry meet and greets, expert Q&As, career information sessions, filmmaking workshops and much more at this year’s Into Film... Wed, 12 Aug 2015 16:08:37 +0100 Greater Birmingham Film Review and Strategy In autumn 2014, the Creative City Partnership, Birmingham City Council, Birmingham City University and the British Film Institute jointly commissioned an independent report from the creative industries specialists, Burns Owens Partnership, on the opportunities for film in the Greater Birmingham region. Read the executive summary of the report here. Tue, 11 Aug 2015 10:08:22 +0100 Looking for an outlet for all your creative energy? No Strings is a unique initiative for young creatives who want to bring their projects to life! We want to find four of the brightest new and emerging talents between the ages of 16-24; foster your idea and feed your appetite to kick start your creative career. It doesn’t matter if you’re into gaming, scriptwriting or app production, as long as it fits under the banner of products that Creative England supports, then we want to hear from you. We’re after exciting, innovative ideas – got a short film you’d like to develop? What about a TV or web short, the next big video game... Mon, 10 Aug 2015 15:08:13 +0100 Register your interest for the See It Make It programme 2015/16 Into Film are looking for more film practitioners across the UK to take part in and support their ongoing See It Make It filmmaking initiative, which has a brand new programme coming for 2015/16. Building on the success of the programme throughout 2014, a number of new filmmaking initiatives will launch across the coming year. Some of these will focus on supporting clusters of local film clubs to make their own short films and others will work with individual groups of young people in more i... Thu, 06 Aug 2015 15:08:38 +0100