Film Birmingham - Latest Posts for Screen WM and Producers’ Forum announce Producer Mentoring Scheme http://cms.filmbirmingham.co.uk/screenwm/ Screen WM and Producers’ Forum announce Producer Mentoring Scheme en-gb Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:15:38 +0100 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:15:38 +0100 Film MarketPlace Birmingham 2017 http://cms.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/marketplace-early-deadline-31st-july/ 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 http://cms.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/marketplace-early-deadline-31st-july/ Submit films for Jewellery Quarter Festival http://cms.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/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 http://cms.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/submit-films-for-jewellery-quarter-festival/ 53rd Chicago International Film Festival Launches http://cms.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/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 http://cms.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/53rd-chicago-international-film-festival-launches/ Deadline alert for this year's JBA programme http://cms.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/deadline-alert-for-this-years-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 http://cms.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/deadline-alert-for-this-years-jba-programme/ Awards Entry Submission Deadline http://cms.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/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 http://cms.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/awards-entry-submission-deadline/ Trinity Films Special Event - masterclass, screening, pitching opportunity http://cms.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/trinity-films-special-event-masterclass-screening/ 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 http://cms.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/trinity-films-special-event-masterclass-screening/ Europe's Largest Indian Film Festival returns to Birmingham http://cms.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/europes-largest-indian-film-festival-returns-to-bi/ The Bagri Foundation Birmingham Indian Film Festival (BIFF) returns to the city this summer in partnership with the citywide USTAV celebration of South Asian culture. Sister to the Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival, (LIFF) it is regarded as Europe’s largest Indian film festival and will run from Friday 23 June until Sunday 2 July 2017. The festival opens on Friday 23 June at Cineworld Birmingham, Broad Street with a glittering red-carpet Birmingham premiere of the historical epi... Wed, 07 Jun 2017 10:06:56 +0100 http://cms.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/europes-largest-indian-film-festival-returns-to-bi/ ROYAL TELEVISION SOCIETY OPENS ENTRIES FOR CRAFT & DESIGN AWARDS 2017 http://cms.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/royal-television-society-opens-entries-for-craft-a/ The Royal Television Society (RTS), Britain’s leading forum for television and related media, has launched the RTS Craft & Design Awards 2017. The Awards celebrate excellence in broadcast television and aim to recognise the huge variety of skills and processes involved in programme production. Awards are presented in 11 categories including: Design, Make Up Design, Costume Design, Production Design, Effects, Directors, Photography, Lighting and Multicamera, Sound, Editing and Music. In ad... Tue, 06 Jun 2017 13:06:21 +0100 http://cms.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/royal-television-society-opens-entries-for-craft-a/ The State of Things: Film Critics’ Day http://cms.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/the-state-of-things-film-critics-day/ As part of Cinema Rediscovered, a classic, archive and repertory film festival at Watershed and Curzon Cinema & Arts, Clevedon, taking place July 27 – 30, we’re running a film critics’ day called The State of Things. The State of Things takes place on Friday 28th July at Watershed and is a unique opportunity for aspiring and early career film critics to learn from industry professionals. Speakers include myself, critic Michael Pattison (MUBI Notebook), filmmaker and video essayist Cha... Tue, 30 May 2017 17:05:38 +0100 http://cms.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/the-state-of-things-film-critics-day/ Kirstie and Phil are back for Love It or List It Series 3 http://cms.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/kirstie-and-phil-are-back-for-love-it-or-list-it-s/ Do you and your partner have a love/hate relationship with your house? If you’ve reached absolute crunch point and it’s time to either renovate or relocate, then maybe Kirstie and Phil can help. Please contact homes@raisetheroofproductions.com or call 0141 427 5880 and ask for the homes team. To apply you must own your own home Wed, 24 May 2017 15:05:28 +0100 http://cms.filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/kirstie-and-phil-are-back-for-love-it-or-list-it-s/