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 Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:02:58 +0100 Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:02:58 +0100 NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN FOR ‘BEST OF BRITISH’ FILM FESTIVAL AT BRINDLEYPLACE http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/nominations-now-open-for-best-of-british-film-fest/ As St. George’s Day approaches, the people of Birmingham are being invited to vote for their favourite British film to be shown as part of the outdoor Film Festival, which returns to Brindleyplace this summer. Celebrating the ‘best of British’, the fifth annual Film Festival will take place between 12 and 21 July in Central Square at Brindleyplace and is free for all to attend. In 2015, the Film Festival helped to attract more than 94,000 visitors to the estate during the fortnight of ... Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:04:05 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/nominations-now-open-for-best-of-british-film-fest/ Creative Networks - Film-Making on a Micro-Budget http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/creative-networks-film-making-on-a-micro-budget/ Film-Making on a Micro-Budget Speakers: Pip Piper, Paul Green and Andy Conway THURSDAY 28th April 2016, 6:30PM UNTIL 9PM Millennium Point Lecture Theatre (MP) – Millennium Point – Birmingham City University, Curzon St, Birmingham B47XG BFilm Micro is a recently formed Micro-Budget Digital Film Studio and Talent Development Hub based in Birmingham. Their stated aim is to make Birmingham the home of iconoclastic, genre driven, micro-budget movies in the UK and a magnet for outstanding new ... Wed, 20 Apr 2016 16:04:19 +0100 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/creative-networks-film-making-on-a-micro-budget/ Stickleback Cinema Q&A Screenings http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/stickleback-cinema-screenings/ Slow West + Q&A with director John Maclean Friday 1 April 2016 6pm – 9.30pm The Mockingbird Bar & Theatre, Custard Factory B9 4AA A Western with Michael Fassbender! A bounty hunter (Michael Fassbender) keeps his true motive a secret from the naive Scottish teenager (Kodi Smit-McPhee) he’s offered to serve as bodyguard and guide while the youth searches for his beloved in 1800s Colorado. Film followed by Q&A with John Maclean who is a film director, screenwriter and musician formerly of... Wed, 23 Mar 2016 10:03:41 +0000 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/stickleback-cinema-screenings/ Brand NEW Channel 4 Property Series Looking For House Hunters http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/brand-new-channel-4-property-series-looking-for-ho/ Are you relocating to the coast or country? Freeform Productions the makers of “A Place in the Sun” are casting for a brand NEW property series for Channel 4 called “Coast v Country”. Each episode of “Coast v Country” will showcase the most stunning coastline and most beautiful rural backdrops here in the UK, with the aim of helping genuine buyers decide whether to purchase a dream property on the coast or in the countryside. If you or someone you know is looking to buy a proper... Thu, 17 Mar 2016 11:03:25 +0000 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/brand-new-channel-4-property-series-looking-for-ho/ Applications for Ones to Watch 2016 are now open http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/edinburgh-international-television-festival-applic/ The deadline for applications for Ones to Watch 2016 is Monday 11 April, 11pm If you are a rising star in the TV industry, with around 3-5 years’ experience, apply now for Ones to Watch and take the next big step in your career. This FREE scheme gives television’s best and brightest access to four days of inspiring sessions, creative debate and unrivalled networking opportunities at the Edinburgh TV Festival in August, as well as support and mentoring throughout the year, a place on Ones... Mon, 07 Mar 2016 16:03:56 +0000 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/edinburgh-international-television-festival-applic/ Free Film Masterclass event in Birmingham http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/free-film-masterclass-event-in-birmingham-march-16/ Matt Wilkinson MasterClass Wednesday 16th March 3.30-6pm Centrala, Unit 4, Minerva Works, Fazeley Street, Digbeth. FREE to attend but strictly limited places. This Matt Wilkinson MasterClass event is brought to you by BFilm, in collaboration with The Producers Forum and Birmingham City University. BFilm is currently running a weekly industry focused film training programme with 12 selected students from BCU. This is our first master class and is open to anyone interested. Matthew was a Devel... Wed, 24 Feb 2016 13:02:31 +0000 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/free-film-masterclass-event-in-birmingham-march-16/ Brand New TV Show Looking for Applicants http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/brand-new-tv-show-looking-for-applicants/ ARE YOU OUR NEXT TV STAR A brand new TV series is looking for people who want a make under! Did you love Snog, Marry, Avoid? Then you’ll love this! Do your friends tell you your look is too OTT?Have you ever wanted to go back to basics and try out a new look?Or maybe you have a friend who is in desperate need of a transformation? We’re looking for people with unique style or an extreme look who would love the opportunity to try a totally new look… with the help of our team of stylists!... Thu, 18 Feb 2016 17:02:25 +0000 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/brand-new-tv-show-looking-for-applicants/ Production Guild - Runner Training http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/production-guild-runner-training/ How to get ahead in film and TV Want to work in film and television but don’t know where to start? The Production Guild’s Runner Training is designed to prepare you for working in the film and TV drama industry. The course is delivered by leading film and television industry professionals and will cover what is expected of you in such a demanding yet rewarding work environment. It will also help to channel your ambition into achievable career routes in film and TV. National Runner Train... Tue, 16 Feb 2016 10:02:59 +0000 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/production-guild-runner-training/ Production Guild - Assistant Co-ordinator Training http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/assistant-co-ordinator-training/ Move up in production Applications are now open for the Production Guild Assistant Co-ordinator training course at University Of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT. This course will take place from Mon 11 April – Sat 17 April (plus Sat 30 April which will cover Safety Management in Film Production). This 7 day training course is available to participants for a fee of £380 (+ VAT at 20% + Booking Fee of 2.5%) and benefits from significant financial support from Creative Skillset Fil... Tue, 16 Feb 2016 10:02:13 +0000 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/assistant-co-ordinator-training/ Creative Networks - Action Reloaded http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/creative-networks-action-reloaded/ Charley’s War and the cult comic universe of Pat Mills Speaker: Pat Mills Writer of 2000AD, Action Comics and Marshall Law Pat Mills is a UK comic legend – described by some as the ‘Godfather of British comics’ he was an integral part of the UK comics scene in the 1970s and 1980s and was part of the creative teams that bought to life some of the most Iconic British comic book characters such as Judge Dredd, Marshall Law, Slaine and Nemesis the Warlock. Renowned for his hard hitting ... Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:02:35 +0000 http://www.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/creative-networks-action-reloaded/