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 Wed, 04 Jul 2018 10:23:47 +0100 Wed, 04 Jul 2018 10:23:47 +0100 BFI Network Support - Two new funds for regional filmmakers http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/bfi-network-support-two-new-funds-for-regional-fil/ Film Hub Midlands is working with BFI NETWORK to provide support for new and emerging filmmakers. Short Film Funding This is for fiction shorts in both live action and animation. We want to support short films that bring exciting new voices and bold narratives to the screen, provide space for experimentation and idea-testing and advance the careers of the filmmakers involved through showcasing their abilities to the industry and the public. Early Development Funding This fund supports new w... Wed, 04 Jul 2018 11:07:42 +0100 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/bfi-network-support-two-new-funds-for-regional-fil/ RTS Midlands and BBC Blue Room present: “The Future is Now” http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/rts-midlands-and-bbc-blue-room-present-andldquo-th/ BBC Blue Room is a media technology demonstration team which showcases the new and exciting ways audiences are consuming and creating content. Join us on Thursday 12th July at BBC Birmingham when the Blue Room team will be showcasing technology focused on artificial intelligence in production as well new ultra-high definition content from the BBC. Talk to experts and get hands on with the latest devices and tools. Followed by networking drinks, RSVP: RTSMidlands@rts.org.uk advising of any ac... Fri, 29 Jun 2018 15:06:29 +0100 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/rts-midlands-and-bbc-blue-room-present-andldquo-th/ Want to get paid as a film and TV extra in Birmingham and the surrounding areas? http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/want-to-get-paid-as-a-film-and-tv-extra-in-birming/ Uni-versalEXTRAS are holding an open registration day in Birmingham for people to register as extras for free. Based at Pinewood Film Studios, our recent credits include Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Justice League and Paddington 2. Registration Day in Birmingham on Friday 22nd June 2018! Location: The Studio Birmingham, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham, B2 5EP Timings: Arrive at any time between 10am and 4pm • No experience necessary• You must be aged 16½ or over with the right to work in the U... Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:06:37 +0100 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/want-to-get-paid-as-a-film-and-tv-extra-in-birming/ BBC The Greatest Dancer - Calling All Dancers http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/bbc-the-greatest-dancer-calling-all-dancers/ Open Auditions – Calling All Dancers! Greatest Dancer is an exciting new dance competition for BBC One, produced by Syco Entertainment and Thames! They are looking for all types of dance styles to showcase all the best dancers in the country and compete for an exciting prize of £50,000. We welcome all applicants from soloists, duos and groups. Entrants must be 7 years old and above and have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom (If you proceed to the next stage, you will need ... Mon, 11 Jun 2018 16:06:42 +0100 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/bbc-the-greatest-dancer-calling-all-dancers/ Producer Forum Presents Sound Stems 2 - 'Can the sound department have a word?’ A Masterclass of Sound Production in Film http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/producer-forum-presents-sound-stems-2-can-the-soun/ A brilliant opportunity for filmmakers and sound enthusiasts to learn from an industry professional has been rebooted for the second time.    This specially tailored masterclass on sound has been brought back to The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (TRC) for filmmaking professionals, sound recordists and enthusiasts to experience the importance sound plays from conception to recording to dubbing in film.     The sound Maestro, Neil Hillman, famously known for Pir... Thu, 07 Jun 2018 12:06:46 +0100 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/producer-forum-presents-sound-stems-2-can-the-soun/ ITV1's Britain's Brightest Family is BACK! http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/itv1s-britains-brightest-family-is-back/ Super-smart families wanted! The popular prime time quiz show `Britain’s Brightest Family’ is coming back for another series. So if you think your family’s got what it takes to be in with a shout of being crowned `Britain’s Brightest Family’ and winning a FANTASTIC CASH PRIZE then apply now! We’re looking for FAMILY TEAMS OF 3, consisting of a child aged between 11-16 and two adult family members aged 21 or over to take part. To apply email your name and number to casting@gamefac... Thu, 07 Jun 2018 11:06:46 +0100 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/itv1s-britains-brightest-family-is-back/ New ITV gameshow looking for action movie super fans! http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/new-itv-gameshow-looking-for-action-movie-super-fa/ New game show looking for teams of action movie addicts and film fanatics who want the chance of winning cash prizes and a holiday. Are you a film fanatic with an appetite for adventure? Could you and your mates answer quiz questions and face physical challenges like a real action hero? A brand new ITV game show is looking for a heroic team leader and three teammates to take part and have the chance of winning cash prizes and a holiday. So if you are a Die Hard movie buff, think no Mission I... Thu, 10 May 2018 17:05:50 +0100 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/new-itv-gameshow-looking-for-action-movie-super-fa/ RECLAIM THE FRAME - THE INFLUENCER PROJECT http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/reclaim-the-frame-the-influencer-project/ Birds’ Eye View (BEV) is launching a pilot project designed to grow audiences for films by women. This project seeks to empower audiences to make a positive intervention in the distribution and exhibition space, to prove that films by women are commercially viable and in demand. Supported by the BFI Audience Fund, the “Reclaim The Frame” Influencer Project (which will run from April to September 2018) will spotlight 4 films in 5 cities over 6 months. On 23rd April Birds’ Eye View is ... Fri, 13 Apr 2018 11:04:04 +0100 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/reclaim-the-frame-the-influencer-project/ Support line launches for UK film and TV industry http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/support-line-launches-for-uk-film-and-tv-industry/ A new free and confidential telephone support line has been launched by UK’s The Film & Television Charity, offering support for a UK industry of which two – third of workers are freelance. A support line was one of the key recommendations of the new principles and guidelines drawn up by the BFI and Bafta to address issues of workplace conduct and offer more support to victims. “Ours is a wonderful, world-beating industry where people love their work and show tremendous commitment a... Thu, 12 Apr 2018 13:04:10 +0100 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/support-line-launches-for-uk-film-and-tv-industry/ Call for Entries | BAFTA-Recognised Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2018 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/call-for-entries-bafta-recognised-aesthetica-short/ The BAFTA-Recognised Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF) has a fantastic opportunity for local filmmakers. With entries for the 8th edition open, we’re looking for both established and emerging filmmakers pushing the boundaries of film forward, to showcase their talent to international audiences. ASFF wants to hear from filmmakers taking steps towards new filmic and stylistic ways of storytelling, accepting submissions across 12 genres including; Advertising, Animation, Artists’ Film... Thu, 12 Apr 2018 10:04:24 +0100 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/call-for-entries-bafta-recognised-aesthetica-short/