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, 11 Sep 2017 18:51:55 +0100 Mon, 11 Sep 2017 18:51:55 +0100 WFTV - Birmingham Events WFTV Birmingham has some very exciting events to announce for 2017 and early 2018 – Save the Date. Brief news of the first two events – full details coming soon. Thursday, 28th September, venue tbc, for an amazing opportunity to meet Nasfim Haque, Short-form commissioner at BBC3. Nas will be sharing her career experience to date but also giving us a unique insight into BBC3 and why BBC3 chose Birmingham as its base. Nas will also discuss commissioning opportunities for the channel acro... Mon, 11 Sep 2017 19:09:07 +0100 CHANNEL 4 PRIMETIME SEEKING OUTGOING COUPLES, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS! A Groundbreaking new Channel 4 Show is looking for couples and families to take part! Double Act TV is looking for people to take part in a pioneering new primetime show to be aired on Channel 4 this autumn. Together with scientists we are developing a unique way to solve people’s personal, financial and relationship issues through interaction with robots. This technology is not yet available on the market and we’re looking for outgoing pairs of people to come and help trial it as part ... Mon, 11 Sep 2017 14:09:14 +0100 ROYAL TELEVISION SOCIETY ANNOUNCES NOMINATIONS FOR MIDLANDS AWARDS 2017 The Royal Television Society (RTS) Midlands Centre has announced the nominations for the RTS Midlands Awards 2017. The awards, which recognise production excellence and creativity in the region, will take place at the National Motorcycle Museum on Thursday, 30 November. Four actors from BBC Studios’ continuing drama Doctors will compete for the accolade of Acting Performance of the Year. Lorna Laidlaw, Ian Midlane, Dido Miles and Chris Walker are up against Luke McGibney (McGibney Product... Mon, 11 Sep 2017 13:09:59 +0100 BIRMINGHAM ON FILM II Birmingham on Film returns this week with a celebration of the city’s waterways. Last year Flatpack: Assemble launched a month-long season of Birmingham-related archive film, screening the best (and worst) films made in and about the city. Birmingham on Film II takes place from 9-17 September, with a focus on Birmingham’s 35 miles of canals. Expect retro kids TV, Cliff Richard, Midlands alien sightings and everyone’s favourite disc jockey Alan Partridge…. STARMANSaturday 9 September... Mon, 11 Sep 2017 13:09:50 +0100 SEEKING YOUNG PEOPLE 16-19 LOOKING FOR A CAREER IN FILM DO YOU KNOW YOUNG PEOPLE WHO NEED THIS AMAZING OPPORTUNITY We are recruiting committed, talented young people between the age of 16 and 19 to be a part of the BFI Film Academy 2017/18 Network Programme delivered by The Company in partnership with mac Birmingham and Yamination studios. What happens at the Academy? This is a real hothouse for those passionate about film involving …. Master classes in script writing, producing, directing, cinematography and editing Produce a short films ... Wed, 06 Sep 2017 17:09:51 +0100 Comedy Festival Seeking Content Producers New Comedy Festival in Wolverhampton Funny Things are looking for participants for a series of exciting workshops and opportunities starting September in Wolverhampton. Producers Forum members Mark Pressdee and Sima Gonsai are co-producing one of these workshops in the Black County and are currently looking for dedicated Digital Content Producers from the Black Country region. Please see attached for relevant information and all of the workshops you can choose to be a part of. For more infor... Mon, 04 Sep 2017 10:09:05 +0100 Channel 4 - Work Experience Applications Open Work Experience Applications are now open! We are looking for a range of enthusiastic individuals to take part in the first cohort of our Work Experience programme. If successful, you will get the opportunity to spend a week at the Channel 4 HQ in London with a team who will teach you all things C4! This programme is open to absolutely everyone as long as you are passionate about working in the media industry! You will have the chance to meet new people; gain knowledge of how we work, and ... Wed, 30 Aug 2017 16:08:23 +0100 B3 Talentlab - APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN! TalentLab 2017 is a unique creative talent development network aimed at the UK’s emerging and established culturally diverse filmmakers, writers, creative producers, and artists across genres. We’re looking for filmmakers, screenwriters, playwrights, documentary filmmakers and multi-platform and spoken word artists with bold, fresh and non-traditional ideas and narratives to join our 2017 programme. Supported by Creative Skillset’s Film Skills Fund, with BFI’s Film Forever National ... Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:08:54 +0100 Backlight Audio Podcast - City Filming Permissions & Planning From Hollywood Blockbusters through to the smallest student project, if you’re looking to film anywhere within the city of Birmingham, you’ll need to deal with the fantastic organisation Film Birmingham. Backlight Podcast was honoured to visit the Film Birmingham offices, located within the great new Library of Birmingham structure to talk with Manager, Sindy Campbell. The full in-depth episode recorded with Sindy is available to listen to now at Mon, 14 Aug 2017 10:08:03 +0100 Transition Stage Company Presents ENTER STAGE WRITE Transition Stage company presents ENTER.STAGE.WRITE A CALL TO ACTION … Looking for West Midland based writers Enter Stage write is looking for script writers, theatre writers or aspirational writers to submit a seven/ ten-minute script with a cast of two actors or three actors maximum for a new awards night in Birmingham. The scripts that are chosen are developed for stage and performed by professional West Midland based actors with a guest panel of judges made up of industry experts, bu... Thu, 10 Aug 2017 17:08:04 +0100