Film Birmingham - Latest Posts for Screen WM and Producers’ Forum announce Producer Mentoring Scheme http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/screenwm/ Screen WM and Producers’ Forum announce Producer Mentoring Scheme en-gb Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:08:10 +0100 Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:08:10 +0100 ITV Antiques Game Show Looking for Contestants http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/itv-antiques-game-show/ Do you have a passion for antiques and collectibles? Could you pick out a priceless treasure hidden amongst ten-a-penny objects? We are looking for pairs of contestants for a brand new ITV game show, where there is a cash prize to be won! Whether you’re friends, colleagues, siblings or mother and daughter, we want to hear from you if you’re up for a challenge on this exciting new show! For more information or to receive an application form please email antiquesgameshow@spungoldtv.com All... Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:08:45 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/itv-antiques-game-show/ RESERVE YOUR PLACE AT POWER TO THE PIXEL: THE CROSS-MEDIA FORUM http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/reserve-your-place-at-power-to-the-pixel-the-cross/ 13 – 16 October 2015, held in association with the 59th BFI London Film Festival Want to hear from the biggest names in media innovation, uncover the latest in immersive and multi-platform storytelling, discover new finance and distribution opportunities and network with the who’s who of the industry? Power to the Pixel: The Cross-Media Forum is for you! WHAT’S ON? THE CONFERENCE – 13 OctoberA series of boundary pushing think pieces and case studies around cross-platform brand-buil... Wed, 19 Aug 2015 15:08:22 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/reserve-your-place-at-power-to-the-pixel-the-cross/ Into Film Festival is back this November! http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/into-film-festival-is-back-this-november/ The world’s largest free film and education event, Into Film Festival is back for another year from 4–20 November. Register your interest now to be the first to hear when bookings go live in September. All schools and 5–19 year olds across the UK will be able to enjoy over 2,500 screenings and special events, including a programme choice of 150+ film titles, industry meet and greets, expert Q&As, career information sessions, filmmaking workshops and much more at this year’s Into Film... Wed, 12 Aug 2015 16:08:37 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/into-film-festival-is-back-this-november/ Greater Birmingham Film Review and Strategy http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/greater-birmingham-film-review-and-strategy/ In autumn 2014, the Creative City Partnership, Birmingham City Council, Birmingham City University and the British Film Institute jointly commissioned an independent report from the creative industries specialists, Burns Owens Partnership, on the opportunities for film in the Greater Birmingham region. Read the executive summary of the report here. Tue, 11 Aug 2015 10:08:22 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/greater-birmingham-film-review-and-strategy/ Looking for an outlet for all your creative energy? No Strings is a unique initiative for young creatives who want to bring their projects to life! http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/looking-for-an-outlet-for-all-your-creative-energy/ We want to find four of the brightest new and emerging talents between the ages of 16-24; foster your idea and feed your appetite to kick start your creative career. It doesn’t matter if you’re into gaming, scriptwriting or app production, as long as it fits under the banner of products that Creative England supports, then we want to hear from you. We’re after exciting, innovative ideas – got a short film you’d like to develop? What about a TV or web short, the next big video game... Mon, 10 Aug 2015 15:08:13 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/looking-for-an-outlet-for-all-your-creative-energy/ Register your interest for the See It Make It programme 2015/16 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/register-your-interest-for-our-see-it-make-it-prog/ Into Film are looking for more film practitioners across the UK to take part in and support their ongoing See It Make It filmmaking initiative, which has a brand new programme coming for 2015/16. Building on the success of the programme throughout 2014, a number of new filmmaking initiatives will launch across the coming year. Some of these will focus on supporting clusters of local film clubs to make their own short films and others will work with individual groups of young people in more i... Thu, 06 Aug 2015 15:08:38 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/register-your-interest-for-our-see-it-make-it-prog/ TV COMPANY ELECTRIC RAY ARE LOOKING FOR FAMILIES TO TAKE PART IN DOCUMENTARY FILMING http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/tv-company-electric-ray-are-looking-for-families-t/ HAS YOUR FAMILY DRIFTED APART A BIT RECENTLY? ARE YOU FED UP WITH THE KIDS BEING GLUED TO THEIR ELECTRONIC DEVICES? MAYBE YOU’VE HAD ENOUGH OF THE ARGUMENTS AND BICKERING? IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SPEND MORE HARMONIOUS, QUALITY TIME TOGETHER AS A FAMILY, THEN WE WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU AND TRY AND MAKE THAT HAPPEN. If you’re interested in hearing more, e-mail us at: casting@electricray.com telling us a bit about you and your family. Ideally, we are looking for families with at least one ... Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:08:55 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/tv-company-electric-ray-are-looking-for-families-t/ TV COMPANY ELECTRIC RAY ARE LOOKING FOR COUPLES WHOSE MARRIAGE HAS SURVIVED AN UNEXPECTED TURN http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/tv-company-electric-ray-are-looking-for-couples-wh/ ARE YOU STILL VERY MUCH IN LOVE DESPITE THE SETBACKS? HAVE FAMILY POLITICS OR MONEY TROUBLES PUT A STRAIN ON YOUR MARRIAGE? HAS THERE BEEN A SIGNIFICANT EVENT THAT YOU’VE HAD TO OVERCOME? WE ARE LOOKING FOR COUPLES WHO ARE STILL HAPPILY MARRIED IN SPITE OF EVERYTHING, TO FILM FOR A MAJOR BROADCASTER If you’re interested in hearing more, e-mail us at: casting@electricray.com telling us a bit about you and your partner, including where and when you got married. (All personal information pr... Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:08:02 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/tv-company-electric-ray-are-looking-for-couples-wh/ ONE WEEK LEFT TO APPLY FOR THE IFT SUMMER SCHOOL! http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/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 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/one-week-left-to-apply-for-the-ift-summer-school/ Help shape the new Broadcast Apprenticeship Standard for TV and Radio http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/help-shape-the-new-broadcast-apprenticeship-standa/ Do you want to see better talent joining your industry? Would you like to help refine the definitive Standard for skills and knowledge for Broadcast Production Assistants in TV & Radio? Following the Richard Review and subsequent Future of Apprenticeships in England: Implementation Plan published in October 2013, Creative Skillset is working with broadcaster ‘Trailblazer’ employers and others to develop the Broadcast Production Assistant Apprenticeship Standard. It has been a challenge t... Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:08:25 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/help-shape-the-new-broadcast-apprenticeship-standa/