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Pat Llewellyn Bursary – Deadline 16th September

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The Pat Llewellyn Bursary fund is for the next compelling talent led documentary. Do you think you’ve discovered the next Stacey Dooley, Yinka Bokinni or Louis Theroux? Pitch us a…

21,000 More UK Crew Needed by 2025

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A new forecast of UK film and high-end TV production growth and skills commissioned by ScreenSkills and published today (24 June) suggests that nearly 21,000 more crew might be needed by 2025…

Creative Producer Lab 2022 – Deadline July 15th

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Creative Producer Lab is returning this year with the aim to discover and develop the next generation of producing talent, and applications are now open. Taking place from August – November 2022,…

Slinky Productions Hiring a Student Production Assistant Intern

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Slinky Productions is hiring a Production Assistant Intern for a period of 12 Months Full-Time. This 1 year student internship placement is for University students studying Video/TV/Film. The Internship must…

Simon Relph Memorial Bursary – Deadline July 8th

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Creative UK has opened applications for the Simon Relph Memorial Bursary to support emerging producers in the early stages of their film career. The bursary of £15,000 supports the career development…

ScreenSkills Demystifying Unscripted TV Production

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Do you live in the West Midlands? Could your next job be working in TV? Join ScreenSkills, Alison Grade & guest speakers for a free online event on 21 June, 18:00 -…

Shropshire Stately Home Stars in New Hollywood Movie

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First World War drama Can You Hear Me?, written by and starring actress Charlotte Radford, will be filmed at Upton Cressett Hall, near Bridgnorth, beginning in March. The Severn Valley…
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Channel 4 Production Training Scheme

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The Channel 4 Production Training Scheme is open for entry level talent who want to break into the media industry and are passionate about making television programmes. Applications for the next…

Supporting Birmingham’s Independent Cinema Spaces

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Sammy Andrews is the Music Editor of Redbrick, the student publication of the University of Birmingham. In this article, she explains the importance of supporting Birmingham’s independent cinema scene. In…

Brummie Writer Commended Among New Wave of Women Writers

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In a recent piece by the Guardian, Birmingham writer Kit de Waal was named among the current crop of "working-class women storming TV". Asserting that television has been dominated by…

BT Sport announces Super Villans premiere date

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BT Sport Films production Super Villans will debut on BT Sport 1 at 10.30pm on 18 May. The documentary sees actor and famous Aston Villa fan Mark Williams narrate the…

“Bluff” by Filmmaker from Lozells, Birmingham Lands on Amazon Prime

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A Lozells director is overwhelmed by glowing reviews of his debut Amazon Prime film. 'Bluff', shot by Muslim filmmaker Sheikh Shahnawaz, is now screening on the global subscription service. Incredibly,…

Midlands Movies Awards – June 11th

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Midlands Movies Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on Saturday June 11th at The Y Theatre in Leicester. These Midlands 'Oscars' are a platform to honour the local…

Midlands Movies Nominations 2022

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Midlands Movies Editor Michael Sales and BBC Radio Presenter Ed Stagg announced the nominations for the 2022 Midlands Movies Awards. A big thanks was given to the entire Jury Panel who…

New VR Films Tackle Misogyny in Warwickshire

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A new set of virtual reality films are being shown in Warwickshire to give young males the chance to see how their behaviour and actions impact on women. The VR films…

Steven Knight’s West Midlands ‘Two Tone’ Drama Commissioned by BBC

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The BBC has commissioned a six-part drama about the UK’s ska and two-tone music scene, which hails from Steven Knight, the Oscar-nominated and BAFTA-winning creator of Peaky Blinders and writer of…

‘The Forgotten Soldier’ to Screen at Wolverhampton Film Festival

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A film written and directed by a Wolverhampton actor is to feature as one of the highlights at the city’s first annual movie festival, being held at the Light House…

Tribute to Birmingham-Grown Film Director Gavin Millar

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Gavin Millar, the film director, critic and television presenter, at one time a frequent contributor to Sight and Sound, died in London from a brain tumour on 20 April 2022.…

Coventry and Nairobi Youth Join for Creative Project

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Young Creatives from Coventry and Nairobi have come together to create incredible immersive experiences designed to inspire change in their cities. The Digital Storytelling Lab welcomed the young people into…

Birmingham’s ITV Police Drama Earns Rave Reviews

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ITV's brand new police drama, DI Ray, made its debut on the channel on Monday night and viewers are all saying the same thing about the series. The series stars Bend It…

Wolverhampton Filmmaker’s ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ to be Released on DVD

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Wolverhampton Filmmaker Mark Griffin has funded, produced, written and directed the film Lawrence After Arabia. It examines the circumstances of Col Thomas Edward Lawrence's death in a motorcycle accident in…

DI Ray: Where in Birmingham was it Filmed?

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ITV’s latest crime series, DI Ray, follows a homicide detective working on a murder investigation in Birmingham. Written by Line of Duty writer Maya Sondhi and executive producer Jed Mercurio, the four-part…

£50K + in Funding for West Midlands Production Companies

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Channel 4 and Create Central are pleased to announce a new collaboration to support and grow the West Midlands' TV production sector. Launching today, the partnership includes a £30K More4…

2022 Midlands Movies Awards Nominations: Full List

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On Easter Sunday 17th April 2022 Midlands Movies Editor Michael Sales and BBC Radio Presenter Ed Stagg announced the nominations for the 2022 Midlands Movies Awards via a Facebook live…

Five Movies Filmed In Coventry

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Some may say Coventry doesn't spring to mind as a prime film location but the city has had a few brushes with cinematic fame. Ask anyone to name a famous…

Ken Loach Pays Tribute to Birmingham’s Tony Garnett

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If Ken Loach ever needs reminding about how to champion social justice, then he only has to remember his late best friend, Tony Garnett - orphaned in the most shocking…

Coventry University Wins Big at RTS Student Awards

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Graduate filmmakers from Coventry University have won the acclaim of industry experts after picking up prestigious accolades at the Royal Television Society Midlands Student Awards. The awards, which were presented during…

DESIblitz Film Fusion Festival Begins in Birmingham in June

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Birmingham will host the first-ever DESIblitz Film Fusion Festival in June 2022. A first of its kind, the festival focuses on promoting and elevating, Punjabi, Pakistani and Sports films. Movies made…

When Birmingham Became Yorkshire

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If you were shopping around for locations for a Yorkshire-based crime drama, the big city of Brum wouldn't immediately come to mind. Tons of traffic, tall concrete towers, and big department stores…

Fighting Spirit Film Festival Back with a Bang

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After three years Birmingham's iconic Mockingbird Cinema will echo the sounds of martial arts action, and the passionate gathering of action film fans. The Fighting Spirit Film Festival returns to…
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Fancy some films in Balsall Heath? The first ever Balsall Heath Film Festival kicks off July 16-31, produced by @flatpack in partnership with @GapArtsProject, @ikongallery, @MoseleyRdBaths, @SaheliHub, @weLoveBIFF & #SouthAsianArtsCollective Check it out: https://t.co/eUUedSAJUt https://t.co/20xIlz4jIj
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@QOCommonwealth: The ‘Queens Of The Commonwealth’ documentary celebrates the migration journey of 22 inspirational women from around the world to Birmingham. 🎬 Premiere screening Sat 9th July 2022 at 7pm. Info and ticket link in bio. 🎞 Trailer: https://t.co/LtOaR4ux5I #RefugeeWeek2022 https://t.co/UGpGJ0hW87
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@DJNoreenKhan: Listed in 10 best TV shows to watch next week- don’t miss BACK IN TIME FOR BIRMINGHAM! Starts Monday 8pm on @BBCTwo https://t.co/EDhHftdOhs https://t.co/c8pp6wTc6U
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@MidlandsMovies: PAID opportunity. BACK IN are looking for scriptwriters to submit their film treatments @punchrecords Deadline to apply is Sunday 3rd July 2022 Apply: https://t.co/aNfBpB8xeu https://t.co/maNAstXfDc
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