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 Mon, 18 May 2015 10:23:06 +0100 Mon, 18 May 2015 10:23:06 +0100 Creative Networks - Will Virtual Reality be the future of Broadcast TV? Will Virtual Reality be the future of Broadcast TV? Speaker: Edward Miller is a studio making and selling editorial content in virtual reality, specialising in immersive, interactive narratives where the user gains a special feeling of personal agency and involvement. For our April event, Edward Miller, Head of Visuals, presented some of their work in the area of digital applications for Medical Healthcare. At this month’s Creative Networks, Edward will be showing more of Imme... Mon, 18 May 2015 10:05:17 +0100 BBC One Lottery Game Show 'WIN YOUR WISH LIST' looking for COUPLES The National Lottery: Win Your Wish List is looking for fantastic, lively couples to take part in this BBC One Saturday night game show! Hosted by Shane Richie, pairs of contestants get to choose the dream prizes that make up their wish list and in order to take them home, they have to ask and answer a series of questions. But they’ll have to be quick – they need to beat the floor if they want to win their wish list! If you and your partner think you’ve got what it takes – get in tou... Wed, 13 May 2015 17:05:39 +0100 Brand New ITVBe Dating Show Are you a single guy or girl looking for romance? Do you want to meet the love of your life? Are you fed up with all the usual ways of meeting girls or guys and keen to try something different? Have you ever wanted to date someone in uniform or someone who has a sexy job? Coming soon is a brand new dating show from the home of ‘Dinner Date’ ‘The Real Housewives’ and ‘The Only Way is Essex’, where we match up outgoing singletons with passionate suitors who want to fall in love. T... Thu, 07 May 2015 12:05:32 +0100 Liverpool Film Office Vacancy An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen to join the Liverpool Film Office on a permanent basis. Liverpool City Council is looking to recruit an experienced Production Coordinator to the team. The successful applicant will be required to assist the Manager in the busy day to day operation of the Liverpool Film Office and to carry out a wide range of duties relating to all aspects of the film liaison service. For further information please click here. Closing date for applications is Fri... Thu, 07 May 2015 10:05:46 +0100 THE PIXEL MARKET IS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS 2015! The world’s largest finance market dedicated to cross-platform and interactive projects Power to the Pixel is on the look out for 35 cross-platform or interactive projects for The Pixel Market, part of Power to the Pixel: The Cross-Media Forum, 13 – 16 October 2015, in association with the 59th BFI London Film Festival. • Find new sources of finance and distribution for your project• Showcase your project to the international media industry• Form invaluable cross-industry partners... Fri, 01 May 2015 16:05:30 +0100 Filmed in Birmingham : BBC2 The Game - Starts Tonight at 9pm A major new BBC2 spy drama starts Thursday 30th April and while the story is set in London those eagle eyed viewers will spot many familiar Birmingham locations as the six part series unfolds. Film Birmingham is happy to share the news that the wait is over for the anticipated series ‘The Game’. The 1970s Cold War spy thriller The Game was filmed almost exclusively in Birmingham back in the autumn of 2013. Film Birmingham worked closely with the production team from March – December t... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 16:04:21 +0100 Thurrock International Film Festival - Call for Entries 2015! Thurrock International Film Festival is the largest growing international film festival in the UK. In 2015 it will return for it’s fourth year and is now looking for filmmakers to enter their films to it’s signature short film competition. Anyone can enter a short film to one of seven categories. The deadline for this year is June 1st, the entry fee is just £5 for students and Under 18s and £10 for regular submissions to other categories. Selected films will be screened at the festiv... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:04:07 +0100 BFI Film Academy Alumni Can Now Apply to Internship Training Programme Take your experience to the next level with a film industry internship in 2015 Creative Skillset is working with BFI Film Academy to match creative and talented young people, who have completed BFI Film Academy residential training courses, with companies to progress their skills and gain valuable industry experience. Paid a training allowance at living wage, trainees commit to up to 12 weeks working in their chosen field. If you completed a BFI Academy residential course in 2013 or 2014 and... Fri, 10 Apr 2015 15:04:26 +0100 PowWow Festival of Writing On 26th April, PowWow Festival of Writing returns for its fourth year to The Prince of Wales with a programme “that brings you more bang for your book.” This year, the festival welcomes internationally-acclaimed screenwriter and BAFTA fellow Andrew Davies (House of Cards, A Very Peculiar Practice), author and Salt Publishing editor Nicholas Royle (Best British Short Stories), micro fiction writer David Gaffney, and broadcaster and writer Natalie Haynes. The packed programme provides fest... Thu, 02 Apr 2015 11:04:53 +0100 THE PIXEL LAB IS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS! Deadline Extended! POWER TO THE PIXEL’S LEADING BUSINESS & PROJECT LAB Explore how interactivity and new media tools can add value to your film, TV or new media project and engage new audiences • Build your story and media brand across platforms• Find new sources of finance and distribution for your project• Understand how to utilise emerging technologies • Develop your audience engagement strategy• Form invaluable partnerships across the media industries Who is it for? Producers from film, TV, gam... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:03:34 +0000