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, 22 Sep 2016 10:32:43 +0100 Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:32:43 +0100 Does your film career need a turbo boost? Foot Up: Mentoring to Get On is a free professional development and mentoring programme for 16 early and mid-career film industry professionals. The scheme includes 4 days’ of mentoring, a variety of master classes and participation in action learning sets, all taking place from October 2016 through January 2017 to achieve the following aims: • improve and develop skills to move on to bigger projects • work closely with an established industry mentor • to enhance the skills base o... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:09:59 +0100 TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE FOR CINEPHILIA FILM FEST! Cinephilia Film Fest (CFF) is the ultimate event for lovers of short film and classic cinema. We’ve asked filmmakers from around the world to create an original short that has been inspired by an all time classic. Our jury panel selected the best entries to be shown at Cinephilia Film Fest on Saturday 29 October at Hackney Showroom. The audience will vote for the winner of the highly coveted CFF Audience Award. Ticket holders also score a free drink, access to an exclusive exhibition, trea... Tue, 13 Sep 2016 15:09:39 +0100 Opening doors to the film and TV industry - Production Guild Film and TV runner training for under-represented groups Do you have a passion for film but lack the opportunities and confidence to take that first step? We are running a two-day course designed to help 40 people from under represented groups gain the knowledge and contacts required to undertake an entry level role in film or TV. The course is led by 1st AD Lynsey Muir whose credits include Dom Hemingway, Lewis, Doctor Who and Harrigan and will enable you to understand what is expected of p... Tue, 13 Sep 2016 14:09:04 +0100 Screening Rights Film Festival 2016 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 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 Flatpack Black Country Pop Up Tour Screening - SAT 13 AUG 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 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 Gardeners' World Location Search 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 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 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