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 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:03:36 +0100 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:03:36 +0100 Black International Film Festival 2014 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/black-international-film-festival-2014/ The 8th Black International Film Festival This year for the first time we are moving some of our screenings online. This is new to the Black international film festival. As funding becomes less available for the smaller and ethnic festivals in the UK, we look for more creative ways to bring our submissions to you. Therefore we have decision to bring some of our official selection directly to you. Whether you are at home, work or on the move. Why not have a night in with friends and enjoy s... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:10:08 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/black-international-film-festival-2014/ Creative Networks - Screening of BAFTA Shorts http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/creative-networks-screening-of-bafta-shorts/ SCREENING OF 6 SHORT FILMS AND 3 SHORT ANIMATIONS, INCLUDING WINNER FOR BEST SHORT FILM AND WINNER FOR BEST SHORT ANIMATION Creative Networks brings together all parties involved in screen and sound media in the West Midlands, promoting both successful business development and collaboration. THURSDAY 30 OCTOBER 2014, 5.45PM UNTIL 9.00PMBIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY, MILLENNIUM POINT, CURZON STREET, BIRMINGHAM B4 7XGBAFTA NOMINEES AND WINNERS, SHORT FILM, SHORT ANIMATION www.bafta.org 5.45pm Reg... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:10:17 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/creative-networks-screening-of-bafta-shorts/ 58th BFI London Film Festival announces events programme for filmmakers, industry leaders and business executives http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/58th-bfi-london-film-festival-announces-events-pro/ Industry events programme pushes forward priorities for developing UK film creatively and commercially. The 58th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express announces today a refreshed industry events programme creating new opportunities for UK and international filmmakers and film professionals to share their knowledge and experiences, and push forward priorities for developing UK film creatively and commercially as set out in the BFI’s five-year plan Film Forever. The... Tue, 07 Oct 2014 13:10:32 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/58th-bfi-london-film-festival-announces-events-pro/ Short and Sweet: Creative England announces second round of iShorts http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/short-and-sweet-creative-england-announces-second/ Creative England has launched the second open round of iShorts, their annual entry level short film initiative delivered as part of the BFI NET.WORK. iShorts is open to filmmakers outside of London who have some experience in self-funded short films and student films but whose work has yet to attract financial support from within the industry. Each project receives £5,000 towards its production budget along with on-going editorial support and expertise from Creative England to deliver the f... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:09:49 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/short-and-sweet-creative-england-announces-second/ Peaky Blinders Exhibition to run at Library of Birmingham http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/peaky-blinders-exhibition-to-run-at-library-of-bir/ To celebrate the return of Peaky Blinders for its eagerly anticipated second series, a special exhibition will be running in the reception area of the Library of Birmingham from Friday 12 September until Thursday 25 September. After the resounding success of series one, epic gangster drama Peaky Blinders returns to BBC Two in October. Stars Cillian Murphy and Helen McCrory will be joined by Tom Hardy and Noah Taylor for the second series, which sees the Shelby family of Birmingham expand the... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:09:32 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/peaky-blinders-exhibition-to-run-at-library-of-bir/ Creative Networks - 4K is a Lie and Compression is Evil http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/creative-networks-4k-is-a-lie-and-compression-is-e/ Speaker: Geoff Boyle FBKS, Cinematographer www.gboyle.co.uk THURSDAY 2 OCTOBER 2014, 5.45PM UNTIL 8.45PM BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY, MILLENNIUM POINT, CURZON STREET, BIRMINGHAM B4 7XG Award winning cinematographer Geoff Boyle has filmed many movies, such as the BAFTA short About A Girl and Wallander for TV. He’s also shot well known music videos and commercials for just about every major brand you can name. Geoff is a visiting professor at the University of the West of England and has tau... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:09:01 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/creative-networks-4k-is-a-lie-and-compression-is-e/ Creative Skillset: Get Your Next Job in TV Drama http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/creative-skillset-get-your-next-job-in-tv-drama/ Course Detail Who it’s forThis course is part of a Creative Skillset funded initiative for TV freelancers in the UK creative industries. Click here for further details. We’re looking for the next generation of TV freelancers with a real passion for Drama. You should have at least 6 months TV production experience (in any genre) OR have worked on some great online films. But we’re NOT looking for aspiring actors or writers – this is a training event for people who want a career in TV ... Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:09:53 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/creative-skillset-get-your-next-job-in-tv-drama/ Creative Skillset: Creative Pop Up http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/creative-skillset-creative-pop-up/ The BBC is offering a one day Creative Skillset funded initiative for freelancers who are interested in working in television. The workshop provides practical skills to know how and when to find, refine, pitch or ditch ideas. The “Creative Pop Ups” are designed for teams or individuals working on ambitious creative projects that are bringing freelancers together. This information is currently on the BBC bookings website http://bbcacademy.com/module/50494982 where applications are open... Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:09:45 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/creative-skillset-creative-pop-up/ Power to the Pixel: The Cross-Media Forum 2014 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/power-to-the-pixel-the-cross-media-forum-2014/ This October, the world’s top financiers, commissioners, distributors, and entrepreneurs from across the media industry will gather in London for the 8th Power to the Pixel: The Cross-Media Forum. Take part in this unique 2-day event, jam-packed with invaluable insights from investors and founders of disruptive media ideas, groundbreaking case studies, keynote speeches by leading international financiers and innovators in the entertainment and arts space plus plenty of networking opportuni... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:08:02 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/power-to-the-pixel-the-cross-media-forum-2014/ Applications open for BFI Film Academy http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/applications-open-for-bfi-film-academy/ Hundreds of people come together on a film set, each doing their own job and contributing to the final product, but what do you want to do? For young people looking to take their first steps, or just find out more, applications for the BFI Film Academy are now open. Open to 16-19-year-olds from across the UK with courses in a number of different locations, successful applicants will gain invaluable experience working alongside industry experts and a variety of practitioners. The goal is to ... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:08:21 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/applications-open-for-bfi-film-academy/