Film Birmingham - Latest Posts for Screen WM and Producers’ Forum announce Producer Mentoring Scheme http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/screenwm/ Screen WM and Producers’ Forum announce Producer Mentoring Scheme en-gb Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:11:25 +0100 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:11:25 +0100 BBC Radio New Comedy Awards 2015 - Open for entries! http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/bbc-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 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/bbc-new-comedy-awards-2015-open-for-entries/ BFI NET.WORK launches new free digital platform for aspiring UK filmmakers http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/bfi-net-work-launches-new-free-digital-platform-fo/ 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 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/bfi-net-work-launches-new-free-digital-platform-fo/ BLACK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL CALL FOR ENTRIES 2015! http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/black-international-film-festival-call-for-entries/ 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 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/black-international-film-festival-call-for-entries/ SCREENING RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL 9-11 JULY 2015 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/screening-rights-film-festival/ 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 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/screening-rights-film-festival/ BFI Audience Academy Recruitment http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/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 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/bfi-audience-academy-recruitment/ REMAKE FILM FEST IS OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/remake-film-fest-is-open-for-applications/ 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 the RFF website 2. Create an original short film i... Fri, 05 Jun 2015 16:06:36 +0100 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/remake-film-fest-is-open-for-applications/ Producers Forum - Getting into TV: An in depth conversation with Tom Norton http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/producers-forum-getting-into-tv-an-in-depth-conver/ “Getting into TV: An in depth conversation with Tom Norton producer of Channel 4 hit series “Speed” with Guy Martin and “The Gadget Show” Tom began with North One TV after being the Producers Forum manager for 3 years. Come and hear how he found a way into TV from humble beginnings to the exciting position he is in now. A great event for anyone who wants to explore a career in TV. Tom will be showing clips from the shows and others during the evening. Tickets limited to 100, so fir... Wed, 03 Jun 2015 10:06:38 +0100 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/producers-forum-getting-into-tv-an-in-depth-conver/ BFI London Film Festival announces short film competition http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/bfi-london-film-festival-announces-short-film-comp/ The BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® is introducing a new Short Film Competition in 2015 as part of its overall commitment to supporting and developing filmmakers. In line with the Festival’s Official, Documentary and First Feature Competitions, 12 films will compete for the BFI London Film Festival Short Film Award. The Festival’s programme team, led by Festival Director Clare Stewart, will shortlist 12 short films from across the festival programme which ... Fri, 29 May 2015 11:06:51 +0100 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/bfi-london-film-festival-announces-short-film-comp/ Creative Networks - Will Virtual Reality be the future of Broadcast TV? http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/creative-networks-will-virtual-reality-be-the-futu/ Will Virtual Reality be the future of Broadcast TV? Speaker: Edward Miller Immersiv.ly 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 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/creative-networks-will-virtual-reality-be-the-futu/ BBC One Lottery Game Show 'WIN YOUR WISH LIST' looking for COUPLES http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/bbc-one-lottery-game-show-win-your-wish-list-looki/ 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 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/bbc-one-lottery-game-show-win-your-wish-list-looki/