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STEM Skills for the Creative Industries

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Are you a student, graduate or local resident looking to enhance your STEM, STEAM or soft skills? Access free upskilling courses through Birmingham City University's STEM-Up! STEM-Up is a professional…

ScreenSkills HETV Fund shows Covid Resilience

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Screenskills’ High-End TV (HETV) Fund received £3.3m in industry contributions in 2020/2021, compared with £3.9m the previous year, illustrating a robust bounceback for the production industry despite a hiatus of…

Coventry Filmmakers Can Apply for Coventry Creates 2021 Fund

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Coventry Creates 2021 will fund local artists to work in collaboration with academics and local arts organisations. This joint project between the University of Warwick and Coventry University will give…

First Steps into Film and TV Event

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First Steps into Film and TV is a not to be missed one-day event. It will put you in the driving seat so that, by the end of the day,…
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Makers & Shakers Awards for Creative Screen Professionals and Facilities

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The makers & shakers Awards is calling for entries from the creative screen industries. The second annual makers & shakers will once again place a spotlight on innovative and impactful…

West Midlands Voices To Commission Regional Documentaries

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BBC Three and BBC England are partnering with Create Central to launch West Midlands Voices, a new creative partnership focused on nurturing West Midlands-based talent and creativity. The partnership is inviting…

Coventry Rescue Diver to be played by Viggo Mortensen in Hollywood film

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The heroic rescue of 12 boys in Thailand by a Coventry cave diver is being made into a blockbuster Hollywood movie. Former Coventry firefighter Rick Stanton was a key player in…

Birmingham Film Market Connects Filmmakers, Investors and Distributors

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Birmingham Film Market, supported by The Producer's Forum will launch later this year. The BFM is a professional, exclusive pitch and networking event designed to facilitate film production and further…

Coventry Moves Screens Short Films on June 5th

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Coventry Moves starting June 5th is part of the celebration of Coventry's designation of City of Culture 2022. Highlights include 6 short films to be streamed during the day. About…

Creative England Start Up Loans

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Creative England's Start-Up Loans were established in partnership with the British Business Bank. These loans can unlock new and important investment opportunities for all subsectors of the UK's creative industries.…

Nominations and Jury Panel for Midlands Movies Awards 2021

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Leicester-based film organisation Midlands Movies has announced the nominations for its annual film awards across 16 hotly-contested categories with the participation of Midlands film legend Shane Meadows. Despite delays owing…

BFI Short Film Fund – Deadline June 7th

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The BFI Short Film funding programme supports projects with directors based in England. It is run in partnership with the BFI NETWORK Talent Executives who work with filmmakers on the…

Crossroads for People Facing Challenges

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Due to the huge success of DV Talent‘s first round of Crossroads, the programme is back for a second intake. Funded by Screenskills and delivered by DV Talent, in collaboration with The Talent Manager, this free scheme will give…

BFI Step Up for Underrepresented Crew

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The BFI Step Up initiative provides the opportunity for creative and technical production crew from underrepresented groups to work on a production supported by the BFI Film Fund. Through the…

BFI Doc Society Ripple Effect Fund

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The BFI Doc Society Ripple Effect Fund is a new National Lottery funded initiative. It enables and empowers communities, networks and organisations to build their own inclusive vision for the…

LIFF Unveils Line-Up for 2021 Film Festival

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The London Indian Film Festival (LIFF) unveiled the line-up for its 2021 edition as a "love letter to India". This is amid the ongoing hardships of the COVID-19 pandemic in…

First Look at “You Don’t Know Me” Drama Filmed in Birmingham

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The first image from the highly anticipated upcoming four-part drama You Don’t Know Me, has been released today. See it here. Based on Imran Mahmood's bestselling novel, the adaptation is…

Netflix Screenwriter’s Fellowship

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Netfliix's new talent initiative will offer up to six successful applicants the opportunity for a year long programme of professional development. This fellowship, for each writer, will include a bursary…

Winners Announced for the British Film Designers Guild Awards 2020

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The winners of the British Film Designers Guild Awards have been announced in a virtual ceremony. Included for her work on The Personal History of David Copperfield was Production Designer Cristina…

Unscripted TV Skills Fund – Q&A for Producers

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ScreenSkills invites you to find out more about the Unscripted TV Skills Fund at an event targeted at producers of unscripted content in the Midlands. This will be taking place on Thursday,…

Coventry City of Culture Launches with New Film

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Coventry launches its year as UK City of Culture with the release of a George Eliot-inspired film, featuring a new track by Coolie. Watch the film here. About the Eliot…

Job Alert: 1st Assistant Camera

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Experienced 1st AC is needed asap for a production filming in Birmingham on Friday. Pay is £200.00 a day plus meals and a good opportunity to work closely with a…
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Adil Ray is Screen and Film School Birmingham’s First Patron

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Actor, comedian, radio and television presenter Adil Ray OBE has become the first Patron of Screen and Film School Birmingham . The new college, which opens its doors in September…

Job Alert: Casting AP

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Full Fat produce innovative and popular factual content for British and international broadcasters, platforms and distributors. They are looking for a dynamic Casting AP, able to start immediately, to join an…

Job Alert: Director

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Are you a director from/based in Birmingham or the West Midlands? A production is seeking two directors from the region for a four-part Horror anthology feature film being developed by…

Birmingham’s Audio Suite Appoints New Director of UK Post-Production

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Birmingham’s long-standing specialist audio post-production company The Audio Suite has appointed industry-renown and widely respected Engineer, Mixer and Producer Marcus Byrne as its Director of UK audio post-production. Byrne is…

Job Alert: Shooting Producer

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Full Fat produce innovative and popular factual content for British and international broadcasters, platforms and distributors. They are looking for a Shooting Producer, able to start immediately, to join an…

UK Online Pitchbox – Deadline 20 May

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The Filmarket Hub platform has launched the 2021 edition of its UK Online Pitchbox - a two-day virtual pitch event dedicated to British feature films and scripted series in development.…

Birmingham’s new Screen and Film School Soon to Open in Digbeth

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Screen and Film School Birmingham is opening in Digbeth in September and it's getting ready to welcome talented young creatives from across the region. Birmingham's new film school is proud to…

Job Alert: Production Coordinator

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Full Fat TV is seeking an experienced Production Coordinator from early May to mid-August to work on a new Factual Entertainment series for Channel 4. The ideal candidate must have…
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The 'Tale of the Fatherless' is a local feature film, shot in Birmingham and it's now in cinemas! Catch it at Odeon New Street and Broadway Plaza 📽️🍿 https://t.co/dAxa5CMnfF @StefanDavisActs
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Your documentary project could be commissioned by West Midlands Voices! @bbcthree, @BBCEngland & @CreateCentralUK's project invites indie production companies to submit ideas reflecting the life experiences of the youth. Submit by 22nd July. https://t.co/fb7dEm1g13
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