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 Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:26:06 +0000 Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:26:06 +0000 Applicants Wanted For New Channel 4 TV Show Are you good with your household finances? Are you proud of how you run your family home? Could you teach others to be as good as you? Then this is the show for you! Do you have a household income between £25k – £65k? We’re looking for the nations best spenders and savers to take part in a primetime Channel 4 show. To take part get in touch at: or 0207 258 6739. Mentorn Media is making a documentary for Channel 4 about UK families with different lifestyles and... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:02:57 +0000 Exciting Opportunity for fun new ITV Entertainment show! The makers of Ninja Warrior UK – ITV Studios, are looking for brilliant contestants for Cannonball, a massive new water based challenge show filmed in a stunning mediterranean location. We’re looking for brilliant, courageous, adventure loving contestants for our massive new water based challenge show filmed in a stunning mediterranean location. No fitness skill required, you just need to be able to swim and willing to be… thrown in at the deep end! You don’t have to be a six packed... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:02:27 +0000 This summer, be one of 24 filmmakers from across the globe to be selected for intensive director training at The London Film School Applications are now open for two programmes, taking place in London between July and early September 2017. Returning for its sixth year is our 3-week Directing Summer School Udayan Prasad (29 July – 18 Aug), followed by the 2-week First Film Summer School Jonas Grimås (20 Aug – 2 Sep). Aimed respectively at those with some prior filmmaking experience, and those who are just starting out, both courses offer each participant the opportunity to write, direct and edit their own short film... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:02:47 +0000 Do you have a brilliant idea for a short film? Would you like training, mentorship, funding and a professional crew to help you make it? How about seeing it showcased on Sky Arts? SHORTFLIX is aimed at aspiring new filmmakers aged 18-25 who are not currently in full-time education, employment or training. We’re looking for ideas from creative, talented and ambitious young people that have the potential to make great short films for Sky Arts. No previous professional experience or study of film production is required and participation i... Wed, 08 Feb 2017 14:02:28 +0000 MAHI NRI’ A ROMANTIC COMEDY - SET FOR WORLDWIDE RELEASE THIS VALENTINE Firefly Motion Pictures and Ranbir Kaloya Productions are proud to announce the release of their forthcoming Punjabi feature film ‘Mahi NRI’ (My Beloved Non-Resident Indian). The film is set for worldwide release on Friday 10th February 2017. The film is primarily set in the heart of UK, Birmingham. It is a realistic multi- cultural romantic comedy that follows the life of a student named Sherry played by Hardy Sandhu, who lands in the UK and has very little experience of the British way... Wed, 08 Feb 2017 14:02:16 +0000 Production Manager Training Are you working in production or post production and feel ready to move into production management? If so, our Production Manager Training is designed to give you the skills and confidence to make the transition to production management working in film production. We are looking for 1st and 2nd assistant directors, production co-ordinators, production accountants, location managers and post-production supervisors to apply to this course. You must have at least three credits working at your c... Fri, 03 Feb 2017 17:02:36 +0000 Royal Television Society Midlands 2017 Networking Seminars in partnership with Film Birmingham Join us for the chance to get industry updates and information from your region and the opportunity to network with like-minded professionals. 9th February – University of Wolverhampton 23rd March – University of Worcester Each event will take the same format and is free to attend. A light lunch will be provided. Registration 11.45am, event will close by 2.30pm. Places are limited so booking is essential. To book your place please email your name and the venue you would like to att... Fri, 03 Feb 2017 13:02:30 +0000 Do you want to work as a 3rd AD in TV Drama? 2017 is a going to be huge year for TV Drama Production in the UK, and especially in Wales. Join us at Pinewood Studio Wales in Cardiff for a two day crash course in everything a 3rd AD needs to know to work on set in High End Television Drama. This is your chance to: • Meet working ADs and hear from their experiences• Get to grips with everything from on-set etiquette to production paperwork• Ask questions and network with industry professionals To cover every aspect of the role, tr... Wed, 25 Jan 2017 08:01:48 +0000 BFI announce line-up for 10th BFI Future Film Festival One of the most important film industry Festival for young filmmakers in the UK, the BFI Future Film Festival returns to BFI Southbank from 15-19 February to celebrate its landmark 10th birthday, with tickets on sale now here. The Festival is open to 16-25 year olds, and aimed at those aspiring to develop careers in the film and creative industries. It is programmed around three key areas: ‘Storytelling’, Production and Craft Skills’ and ‘The Business of Film’, and offers young peo... Wed, 25 Jan 2017 08:01:10 +0000 The Into Film: Into Space & Home competition Building on the success of Into Film: Into Space and celebrating the imaginative work conducted on European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Tim Peake’s Principia mission on the International Space Station (ISS), Into Film have teamed up with the UK Space Agency again to deliver an exciting new filmmaking competition for 5-19 year-olds, Into Space & Home. Budding young filmmakers can enter this out-of-this-world competition by creating short films inspired by space exploration and Tim’s ste... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:12:31 +0000