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 Mon, 22 May 2017 16:04:33 +0100 Mon, 22 May 2017 16:04:33 +0100 Channel 4 - Work Experience Applications Open http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/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 ... Mon, 22 May 2017 16:05:30 +0100 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/channel-4-work-experience-applications-open/ BlueCat Screenplay Competition 2017 Call For Entries http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/bluecat-screenplay-competition-2017/ The BlueCat Screenplay Competition, in its 19th year, is still accepting submissions for its 2017 competition. All submissions submitted by June 1st, 2017 will receive their written analysis by July 1st, 2017. Along with accepting feature screenplays and short scripts, BlueCat is now accepting pilot scripts. Our Submission Fee will increase after June 1st. AWARDS Feature Screenplay Winner $10,000. Four Feature Finalists will receive $1000 each.Short Script Winner $5,000. Four Shorts Finali... Thu, 18 May 2017 16:05:17 +0100 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/bluecat-screenplay-competition-2017/ Are you a filmmaker? BBC are looking for a Content Producer http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/are-you-a-filmmaker-bbc-are-looking-for-a-content/ Are you a filmmaker? We’re looking for a Content Producer (equivalent to AP/Producer in TV terms) to be based in Birmingham’s swish Fazeley Studios. The job (to start with at least) is to help develop and make strands for YouTube and Facebook like Things Not To Say so it helps if you love those platforms and their creative possibilities! We’re looking for people who have things they want to say – people with ideas and stories they think the BBC Three audience need to know about. We... Tue, 16 May 2017 15:05:52 +0100 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/are-you-a-filmmaker-bbc-are-looking-for-a-content/ Film makers – come and celebrate Sutton Coldfield Movie Makers’ first ever Film Fest! http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/film-makers-andndash-come-and-celebrate-sutton-col/ Enter your short film on our theme of ‘feel good’ – no more than 5 minutes long – and see it screened at Highbury Theatre Centre on the big screen. Friends and family welcome! This is a celebration, not a competition, and a great opportunity to meet other film makers – for more details see our website www.suttoncoldfieldmoviemakers.org.uk Screenings will take place Sunday 16 July 2017 at 2pm at Highbury Theatre Centre, Sheffield Road, Sutton Coldfield, B73 5HD (open to the public... Mon, 15 May 2017 16:05:13 +0100 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/film-makers-andndash-come-and-celebrate-sutton-col/ Want to get into Production? Looking for that first step in? Then check out Channel 4’s Production Training Scheme http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/want-to-get-into-production-looking-for-that-first/ Interested in TV? Don’t know how to get in? The Channel 4 Production Training Scheme could be for you! Channel 4’s highly successful Production Training Scheme will be back in 2017! Opportunities will be available at a variety of television productions companies working across our Drama, Factual and Comedy content. We offer paid 12 month contracts alongside monthly training delivered by ThinkBigger delivered at Channel 4 HQ, to give you an amazing and rounded foot in the door of the TV ... Mon, 15 May 2017 15:05:06 +0100 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/want-to-get-into-production-looking-for-that-first/ Are You a Breakthrough Brit? http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/are-you-a-breakthrough-brit/ Are you up-and-coming in the world of film, TV or games? Looking to take that next step in your career? Applications are open for #BreakthroughBrits, BAFTA’s flagship programme for new talent. Successful Breakthrough Brits receive non-voting membership of BAFTA for a year, giving them free access to BAFTA events and screenings and to the member’s space at 195 Piccadilly. In addition, BAFTA supports each Breakthrough Brit individually; we work with them to create a tailored year of supp... Mon, 08 May 2017 15:05:59 +0100 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/are-you-a-breakthrough-brit/ ART 50: Post Brexit Britain. Who Are We? http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/art-50-post-brexit-britain-who-are-we/ Show us what Britain will look like, feel like, be like when we leave the EU. Sky Arts is launching Art 50 to invite artists – from all walks of life, from all genres – to create a piece of work which says something important and passionate about what it means to be British when we leave the EU. We want ideas that are bold and provocative. You can be fearful, excited, angry or happy on the subject. Just don’t be boring! Our first commissioning round is up and running now. This is an op... Mon, 08 May 2017 15:05:27 +0100 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/art-50-post-brexit-britain-who-are-we/ West Midlands Networking Event for Film Makers and Choreographers http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/west-midlands-networking-event-for-film-makers-and/ Big Dance, Channel 4 and the British Council, in partnership with Sampad, are delighted to host this edition of a networking evening in Birmingham to facilitate partnerships for Big Dance Shorts India as part of UK/India 2017, led by the British Council and the Indian High Commission. This exciting and high-profile platform for UK and Indian filmmakers and choreographers is commissioned by Big Dance, Channel 4, the British Council and is supported by People Dancing and the Mayor of London. I... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 16:04:44 +0100 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/west-midlands-networking-event-for-film-makers-and/ (Re)Introducing 2Weeks2Make It http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/bringing-the-best-of-the-midlands-musicians-and-fi/ Bringing the best of the Midlands’ Musicians and Filmmakers together to create breakthrough music videos After 3 outings in the Midlands between 2010 and 2012, and 9 successful outings in South Yorkshire (the latest of which kicks off today), The Producers’ Forum is bringing the country’s best music video competition back to the Midlands this June. What is it?2Weeks2Make It is an original music video competition created by Rob Speranza of the South Yorkshire Filmmakers Network where ... Tue, 04 Apr 2017 10:04:41 +0100 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/bringing-the-best-of-the-midlands-musicians-and-fi/ Edinburgh TV festival talent schemes open for submissions http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/edinburgh-tv-festival-talent-schemes-open-for-subm/ The Edinburgh International Television Festival is now accepting applications for its 2017 talent schemes. The charitable organisation runs two training programmes each year, The Network and Ones to Watch, that help talent from a diverse range of backgrounds across the UK kick-start their careers in the TV industry. The Network gives 60 applicants with little or no experience their first step on the TV ladder for those who want to work behind the camera. The scheme includes months of mentori... Mon, 03 Apr 2017 15:04:09 +0100 http://filmbirmingham.co.uk/news/edinburgh-tv-festival-talent-schemes-open-for-subm/