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 Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:29:31 +0100 Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:29:31 +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 ROYAL TELEVISION SOCIETY OPENS ENTRIES FOR STUDENT TELEVISION AWARDS 2018 The Royal Television Society (RTS), Britain’s leading forum for television and related media, has opened entries for the RTS Student Television Awards 2018. The awards recognises work created by undergraduate and postgraduate students attending higher education institutes across the UK and Republic of Ireland, and are presented in six categories: Animation, Comedy & Entertainment, Drama, Factual, News and Short Feature. The jury is looking for pieces that show outstanding visual and aura... Fri, 04 Aug 2017 16:08:37 +0100 Film MarketPlace Birmingham 2017 The Producers’ Forum in partnership with Film Birmingham is holding its fifth Marketplace for filmmakers, returning to the Park Regis Hotel on Broad Street on 26 October. The Marketplace is a major event on our annual calendar, one that not only we look forward to but have the enthusiasm and backing of major players in the industry. To give a taste of the feedback we get: From the industry: ‘The event included an exciting array of regional talent. Seems like a great opportunity for newer... Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:07:12 +0100 Submit films for Jewellery Quarter Festival For the third year running Jewellery Quarter makers, designers and artists will be opening their workshop and studio doors and inviting you to come inside and see what they do. Running alongside the Jewellery Quarter Festival, this year’s line-up will include a mini film festival. The organisers will be showing a selection of short films throughout the day between 11am – 4pm. Films made by local filmmakers or simply films about Brum. If you have a short film you would like to have includ... Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:07:06 +0100 53rd Chicago International Film Festival Launches The 53rd Chicago International Film Festival (Oct. 12-26) announces a competition for 60-second short films, which will screen before all the films at this year’s Festival. Reflecting this year’s Festival theme “Because Life Is a Movie!,” the 60-second shorts will be selected from submissions from around the world. The best films will be selected as finalists, and will be seen on a rotating basis before each screening at this year’s Festival. The first place winner will receive a ... Thu, 13 Jul 2017 11:07:28 +0100 Deadline alert for this year's JBA programme The JBAs is a talent development programme providing a stepping stone for individuals who are talented and driven but have faced hurdles in progressing their career pathway, perhaps through financial hardship, accident or illness. The deadline to apply for this year’s programme is midnight, Monday 31 July 2017. JBA recipients working behind the scenes in film and TV can receive awards of between £1,000 and £5,000 towards developing their careers. In the past this has included financial a... Fri, 07 Jul 2017 14:07:30 +0100 Awards Entry Submission Deadline The Royal Television Society (RTS), has called for submissions to the RTS Midlands Awards 2017. The deadline is Friday 14th July and the online submission system will close at midnight on that date. Please find attached the entry information detailing the categories and how to enter your work or alternatively please follow the link to the website. If you are entering the RTS Awards for the first time or if you are unsure of which category to submit your work in to, please contact Jayne Gre... Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:06:18 +0100 Trinity Films Special Event - masterclass, screening, pitching opportunity You are invited to book your place for a special event organised by Trinity Films in partnership with mac Birmingham and The Company Ltd (BFI Birmingham Film Academy). We have put together a great evening for young film-makers on Friday 9th June 2017 from 5.30pm – 9pm. Master Class with Director Alex Taylor, a pitching session for production funding (BFI Alumni from West Midlands), and special screening of Trinity Film Spaceship… plus refreshments and pizza. Places are strictly limited ... Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:06:47 +0100