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Connect: Birmingham Industry Mixer

October 3, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Delivered by Filming in EnglandCreate CentralFilm Birmingham and kindly hosted by The Bond, Filming in England Connect: Birmingham Industry Mixer aims to unite regional based crew, supply chain businesses and supporting local partners across Film & TV.

In these challenging times, our networking evenings are a unique opportunity for local networks to connect, for alliances to develop and thrive. Promoting job creation and best practice, we want to celebrate all the brilliant content Birmingham has produced, and champion the local talent and businesses essential in creating a vibrant production hub in the West Midlands of England.

Everything from Paramount’s Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part 1, BBC’s Man Like Mobeen and Netflix’s Enola Holmes are just some of the productions that have recently called the West Midlands home.

Whether you’re freelance, a production company, related business, broadcaster or a studio, come along, and hear what our organisations are doing to help you and your business…

Why attend?

  • Meet potential crew based in the West Midlands of England and the Birmingham area
  • Meet domestic production companies who may be hiring
  • An opportunity to meet and network with facility houses in attendance offering postproduction, kit hire, accountancy services etc

Be part of an event that connects industry and local partners, promoting diverse collaboration and best practice across the sector.

Come along and join us to hear about how our organisations are committed to ensuring that when opportunities arise, we’re here to connect you. Our networking nights welcome and celebrate Film & TV crew from all backgrounds and experience levels.


Filming in England is part of Creative UK Group. Our Filming in England team are the first port of call for productions looking to film in England, outside of London. Funded by the BFI, our national team offer free comprehensive production support to feature film and high-end TV. Working alongside our Film Office partners and our Regional and National networks, we are on hand to help at every stage of production, from early feasibility to post.

Create Central is a private sector trade body that brings together some of the region’s most successful TV, film, games and wider creative content business leaders. Through Create Central they work with national and regional partners to create an agile and responsive network to turbo-charge the creative content sector in the heart of the UK.

Film Birmingham is Birmingham City Council’s Film and Television office. They are committed to making filming in the West Midlands as easy and efficient as possible by providing a one-stop shop for filmmakers’ production needs. The team handles a wide range of queries from international and domestic productions and work closely with them to find locations and crew across the region and offer a comprehensive range of services to help them meet their requirements.

If your company or facility house would be interested in sponsoring a crew night, please contact Sam Rifkin, Crew & Facilities Manager (National), email telephone 07526463104

If you have any accessibility requirements for the event, please let us know at or

Bullying, Harassment & Racism:

We will be operating a zero-tolerance policy on any bullying, harassment or racism at this event. Attendees in breach of this policy will be asked to leave by venue security.


Film Birmingham
0121 675 3883
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The Bond
180-182 Fazeley St
Birmingham, B5 5SE United Kingdom
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0121 224 8400
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