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, 09 Mar 2017 12:36:04 +0000 Thu, 09 Mar 2017 12:36:04 +0000 Encounters Short Film Festival Entries Open Are you a filmmaker? Have you made a short film? Would you like to screen your short film at the UK’s leading short film festival? Encounters accepts Live Action and Animated films from every genre into our International Competition, including documentary, drama, experimental, music or artist film, under 30 minutes long. Also accepted for 2017 are new categories Virtual Reality, Augumented Reality and 360 degree storytelling. The international competition screens over 200 films from a... Thu, 09 Mar 2017 12:03:31 +0000 Channel 4's Gogglesprogs looking for young participants Gogglesprogs is BACK and on the lookout for groups of children from around the UK who have something to say! Following on from the success of Bafta award-winning Gogglebox, we’re back to see what our children have to say when they’re watching the telly. Whether its groups of siblings, cousins or friends, we are looking for kids from all over the UK to watch and review a selection of television programmes. If you think you know the next generation of sofa critics or you’re interested in... Thu, 02 Mar 2017 17:03:18 +0000 SHORTFLIX Creative England short film event in Birmingham 1st March Got a great idea for a short film? Want training, £10k and a professional crew to help you make it? Fancy seeing it showcased on Sky Arts? ShortFLIX is for undiscovered filmmakers aged 18-25 who are not currently in full-time education, employment or training. No previous professional experience is required, and it’s completely FREE. Selected filmmakers will be mentored by industry professionals. We would especially like to hear from young people who might otherwise experience obstacles t... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:03:15 +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