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, 27 Jul 2015 11:54:35 +0100 Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:54:35 +0100 ONE WEEK LEFT TO APPLY FOR THE IFT SUMMER SCHOOL! Just one week left to get in your scholarship application or book your place for the IFT Summer School. In partnership with Shoots & Leaves Films the IFT are launching their first Summer School in London 21 – 30 August 2015. 12 students aged between 16 and 19 will be selected to take part in ten days of workshops culminating in a film screening at a London cinema. What does the course include? - Producing a short film from script to screen - Workshops and talks from industry professionals ... Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:07:21 +0100 THE PIXEL MARKET IS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS 2015 - DEADLINE EXTENDED! The deadline for The Pixel Market has been extended until next Monday 27 July, 14.00 BST 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 yo... Fri, 17 Jul 2015 10:07:03 +0100 FILM SCHEDULE REVEALED FOR BRINDLEYPLACE FILM FESTIVAL 2015 Frozen, The Great Gatsby and Independence Day will all be shown as part of this year’s Brindleyplace Outdoor Film Festival, which returns to the estate between Tuesday 14 and Thursday 23 July. The film schedule has been revealed following hundreds of votes from the general public, which saw 90’s classic Clueless, staring Alicia Silverstone, achieve more than double the number of votes than any other film. As such, the popular high-school film will be shown at 6pm on Friday 17 July. In ... Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:07:57 +0100 Flatpack Projects and Creative England Talent Modules Beginning in September, and in partnership with Creative England, Flatpack will be running a special series of talent modules for filmmakers based in the Midlands. For those interested in making the leap into feature filmmaking, this six session course will comprise of panels, talks, groupwork, dinners, drinks, and screenings. Designed for producers, writers, and directors, we’re looking for a diverse cohort of people specialising in disparate areas, with experience in either film, animat... Thu, 09 Jul 2015 13:07:00 +0100 BBC Radio New Comedy Awards 2015 - Open for entries! The New Comedy Award Team thought you would be interested to know that entries are now open for the BBC Radio New Comedy Awards.They’ve already had a load more applications rolling in than this time last year, which is great news. We’re trying to spread the message about the award as far and wide as possible. As well as for stand-ups, they’re also encouraging entries from sketch, musical and character comedians this year. Take a look at their twitter page or website for further details... Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:06:53 +0100 BFI NET.WORK launches new free digital platform for aspiring UK filmmakers Emerging British writers and short filmmakers will gain exposure for their new work directly with talent development executives. BFI NET.WORK, the UK-wide partnership of film funding organisations which helps to discover and develop new writers, directors and producers, has launched a new and digital platform where new writers and directors from anywhere in the UK can search for funding opportunities and introduce their work to NET.WORK partners and the wider industry. Developing new talent ... Wed, 24 Jun 2015 16:06:26 +0100 BLACK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL CALL FOR ENTRIES 2015! The Birmingham Black International Film Festival is once again calling for film submissions for this year’s festival due to take place in Birmingham (UK) from 26th – 31st October 2015. We are seeking films from Worldwide, including European countries and of course UK & Ireland. Submissions are not exclusive to people of colour but must either feature people of colour, address minority issues, be produced by people of colour or involve people of colour who have had a significant role in ... Thu, 18 Jun 2015 12:06:47 +0100 SCREENING RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL 9-11 JULY 2015 B-FILM presents the inaugural Screening Rights Film Festival, a three-day programme of film and discussion at mac Birmingham. The appetite and need for heartfelt films about human adversity around the world has grown enormously in recent decades. This new film festival will bring some of the best and most interesting of these films to Birmingham. Birmingham, a city known both for its diversity and social commitment, is the ideal location for the development of such a festival. It builds upo... Mon, 15 Jun 2015 11:06:32 +0100 BFI Audience Academy Recruitment The Audience Academy Your first step into a career in film We are looking for 30 of the most talented 16-19 year olds from across the UK, who love watching and talking about films. Join us in Sheffield for an unforgettable week-long experience where you will learn from leading industry professionals about how, why and what films make it to the big screen. This intensive and inspirational residential will enable you to understand all aspects of film programming, marketing, exhibition and dis... Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:06:19 +0100 REMAKE FILM FEST IS OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS - DEADLINE EXTENDED! Deadline Extended to Monday 27 July , 14.00 BST! Are you a filmmaker creating innovative short films? Are you inspired by the classics of the 20th century? Remake Film Fest (RFF) is a now accepting entries and they want you! RFF is a short film competition celebrating classic cinema of the 20th century and the stories they tell. They are looking for filmmakers to create original shorts inspired by one scene from a classic film. How does it work? 1. Select one of the scenes available on t... Fri, 05 Jun 2015 12:07:09 +0100