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Wes Midlands Filmmaker Releases ‘Little Match Girl’ Animated Movie

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A Sedgley based filmmaker has created a unique animated version of a classic fairytale which has now gone on general release. Matt Hickinbottom is the writer/director of 'Emily – The Little…

Birmingham Locations Star in BBC’s ‘You Don’t Know Me’

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The BBC series You Don’t Know Me, adapted from the Imran Mahmood novel of the same name, has hit our screens. Airing for four weeks on BBC One starting Dec. 5,…

Birmingham Film Market Brings in Top Production Companies for Locals

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Hopeful filmmakers and TV series creators from across the West Midlands pitched their ideas to executives from leading international studios at the first Birmingham Film Market. Senior representatives from 12…

Director Receives Award from Peaky Blinders Creator

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A Kidderminster film director is over the moon after receiving an honour from the creator of hit TV show Peaky Blinders. Steven Knight, the creator of the BBC drama, named…

Kidulthood Star Jaime Winstone says the Film Industry Needs Birmingham

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The spotlight has been shining brighter and brighter on Birmingham over the past few years, which has seen the city slowly begin to make its mark as one of the…

Amazon Crew Filming ‘Citadel’ Hails Film Birmingham for ‘Incredible Shoot’

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The TV crew producing upcoming sci-fi drama 'Citadel' have hailed Birmingham for facilitating an 'incredible shoot'. Amalgamated Pictures Limited, filming on behalf of Amazon Prime, wrapped up on November 24 after nine…

Step up to 1st AD in HETV or Film

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Are you an experienced 2nd Assistant Director working in HETV and/or Feature Films who is looking to step up to 1st AD? Are you an experienced 3rd Assistant Director, with…

Lichfield Auctioneer Teams Up with TV expert for New BBC show

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A Lichfield auctioneer has teamed up with television expert Christina Trevanion and restoration maestro Will Kirk for a new BBC show entitled The Travelling Auctioneers. The programme sees Will, who…

The Uncertain Kingdom Development Fund

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Following the success of its short film anthology, The Uncertain Kingdom has launched a development fund for feature-length projects. The Uncertain Kingdom Development Fund will support filmmakers with an agenda as strong as…
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First-look Images for BBC’s My Name Is Leon

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The BBC has released a selection of images from upcoming adaption of award-winning novel, My Name Is Leon. Filming took place in and around Birmingham. The special one-off film is…

Trainee Finder Recruitment Now Open

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Trainee Finder, ScreenSkills’ highly-respected programme of paid placements for new entrants into film and children’s and high-end television, is open with at least 250 places available. The programme is open…

FOCUS – The Meeting Place for International Production

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Film Birmingham will again be marketing Birmingham and the West Midlands as an international film destination at FOCUS – The Meeting Place for International Production. This is an annual international…

Benediction Review Calls It “Beautifully Realised”

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Legendary British director Terence Davies is back with an elegiac biographical film. Filmed in Birmingham, 'Benediction' was recently reviewed by the Mirror's Film and TV writer Lewis Knight, who called…

Let’s Reset: The Film & TV Charity Launches Behaviour Change Campaign

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The Film & TV Charity has launched a new campaign to tackle the mental health challenges facing the industry. ‘Let’s Reset’ is a 12-month campaign designed to tackle the stigma…

ScreenSkills Trainee Finder About to Launch

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Trainee Finder will open recruitment on 28 October with at least 250 places available. , This is ScreenSkills' highly-respected programme of paid placements for new entrants into film and children’s…
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Brummie David Harewood to Direct Boxing Feature

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Fulwell 73 is developing a boxing feature called For Whom the Bell Tolls, exploring the infamous rivalry between British boxers Chris Eubank and Nigel Benn. This will be directed by…

ScreenSkills Mentoring Programme

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The ScreenSkills Mentoring Programme is now open and is seeking applicants from outside London. The Programme seeks to support mentees from underrepresented groups, as well as tackling skills gaps as…

New Anti-Racism Initiative by the Film and TV Charity

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The UK’s Film and TV Charity, which played a vital role in aiding sector workers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic during lockdown, is launching a new anti-racism initiative following the…

RTS Midlands Awards 2021 Nominees

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The RTS Midlands awards are coming up and below is the list of RTS Midlands nominees. Winners will be announced in an online ceremony on December 4th, 7pm. Tune in…

UK’s Film and TV Production Restart Scheme

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The U.K. government has revealed its Film and TV Production Restart Scheme, which was first unveiled in July 2020, has been extended for a further six months amid the ongoing pandemic. Applications…

‘Making My Mark’ for Young Producers – Deadline October 18th

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Get involved in Making My Mark, a free programme for 16 – 25 year-olds to be one of 10 young producers that go on a creative journey to make a…

Worcester Film Festival 2021

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The Worcester Film Festival takes place 14th-16th October 2021. It showcases over 100 independent films from 37 countries across 3 days at the prestigious Royal Worcester Porcelain Works. This new…

British Film Designers Guild Mentoring Scheme – Deadline September 26th

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The British Film Designers Guild (BFDG) are thrilled to announce the launch of their Mentoring Programme in partnership with the ScreenSkills Mentoring Network which is supported by the BFI, awarding National Lottery funds…

An Intro to VR Storytelling with Alex Ruhl

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Hosted by Rural Media, Award-winning VR creator, Podcast host and TEDx Speaker Alex Ruhl gives an overview of the VR storytelling landscape on September 15th, covering: What ideas work best…

Coventry Creative Projects Wanted

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Ten more community-minded people, groups and organisations who have an idea for a creative product they want to develop are being urged to come forward and apply for funding as…

Tom Cruise Films Mission Impossible in Birmingham

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Tom Cruise and Hayley Atwell have been spotted filming scenes for Mission: Impossible 7 in Birmingham. A large crowd gathered at Grand Central shopping centre, with the stars waving at their impromptu audience in between takes. The…

Get Yourself Noticed with Film Birmingham’s CV Triage

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Film Birmingham’s CV Triage is an opportunity for West Midlands crew to improve their CV and get themselves noticed! With the region becoming increasingly busy hosting a variety of productions,…

National Television Awards 2021

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The viewers have spoken. The votes are in and Britain's best-loved programmes and performers can be revealed in the exciting Shortlist for the 26th National Television Awards. Now it’s time…

BBC TV Drama Writers’ Programme 2022

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Applications to the 2022 TV Drama Writers' Programme are open from Wednesday 28th July 2021 to 12 noon on Monday 13th September 2021 for credited and/or agented writers.. Please see…

Independent Cinema Office Launches Virtual Platform for Venues

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UK support organisation the Independent Cinema Office (ICO) has launched a new revenue-sharing virtual platform for independent cinemas. The platform, named The Cinema of Ideas, provides curated events, talks and screenings,…
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Day 2 and we're back at @tlgfocus,  showcasing Birmingham & the WM as a premiere destination for film & TV production! 🎥🎬 If you're in London, there's time to stop by @TheBDC at stand L2. We'll be there along with Creative England + Film Offices UK.  https://t.co/qGCfKpDffN https://t.co/SxW0HHjG03
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@michaelclulee Yup, Saxelby House in Druids Heath. We facilitated the filming in a 13-storey tower block, which had actually been earmarked for demolition.
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We'll be back again on Wednesday, Dec 8th to chat about the value of filming in Birmingham & the West Midlands! Join us during our wine and cheese hour at Stand L2 for bonus networking from 2pm-3pm 🧀🍷 https://t.co/zqDoYlWKV9
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Which Brum locations did you spot in the BBC/Netflix drama You Don't Know Me? 👀Series producer Jules Hussey (Snowed in Productions) says: "We researched a number of cities in the UK. Birmingham is England’s second city & is incredibly diverse. It’s huge.” https://t.co/03Opepe2Re https://t.co/AbETTuMQAA
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Special Call for West Midlands actors! Red Lens are launching the Actors G.Y.M – group acting classes for beginners to experienced performers. Register for your discounted spot at the Birmingham launch on Wednesday, 15th December, 7pm.https://t.co/gBkPIbws1S
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