Upcoming Events - March 2012
Featured events this month:
“FLATPACK FILM FESTIVAL” – What is Flatpack Festival? An eclectic film jamboree which takes over venues across Birmingham from 14-18 March. http://www.flatpackfestival.org.uk. As you may have noticed, the programme for next month’s Flatpack is now up in full effect. Tickets are starting to fly off the shelves, so it’s worth planning your movements during festival week. http://www.flatpackfestival.org.uk. Brochures are also out and about, and if you can’t wait for the paper version it is browseable here: http://www.flatpackfestival.org/about/flatpack-6-brochure
“OpenForum 2012” – Free Talk in Birmingham, 9th March, 7 – 8.30pm, Matt Roberts Arts – West Midlands, South West – Open Forum 2012 – ‘What is the Art World’ talk at Trove, BirminghamFollowing five years of international touring exhibitions and artists professional development support Matt Roberts Arts is partnering with venues … http://www.artsjobs.org.uk/?RDCT=76c8d79b00b026ad1893
Word of Mouth: Screenings and Readings, Nottingham Writers’ Studio, East Midlands – A night of screenings and readings, including the premiere of Graham Lester George’s The Postman, the first showing in Nottingham of an extract from Michael Eaton’s The Masks of Mer, film-poems and more. 7pm, Wednesday 21 March, entrance £4/£3 (members & concessions). http://www.artsjobs.org.uk/?RDCT=a364a45d8e84df8cedea
From Epi Media: “We are currently preparing our Rights Clearance seminar which will be held from the 17th – 21st of March in Berlin/Germany. We would like to support British producers to attend this seminar. Therefore, we are happy to offer your members a special discount of 20%. For information on skillset bursaries for this seminar please visit: http://www.skillset.org/funding/individuals/film_bursaries/article_7956_1.
The next West Midlands Branch of the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain event is: The Future of Film in the Midlands. 7.30pm on Thursday 22nd March at the Zellig Bulding, the Custard factory, Digbeth Birmingham. Wendy Bevan-Mogg of Creative England in conversation with representatives of the screen industry in the midlands. Creative England took over from Screen West Midlands and other regional screen development agencies in October 2011. Creative England’s first objective is to establish a new infrastructure for film in the English regions, laying foundations for the development of a vibrant film culture outside London. As Talent Manager, Wendy Bevan-Mogg is responsible for supporting regional film making talent. Free for WGGB members, £5 for non-members. Email WMidWritersGuild@aol.com to book a place.
“FIERCE FESTIVAL RETURNS” – 29 March – 8 April 2012, West Midlands – Fierce Festival, Birmingham’s premier festival of live art, performance and public intervention returns from 29 March – 8 April 2012. – http://www.artsjobs.org.uk/?RDCT=277042df383d72088b8d