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Birmingham Sci-Fi Film ‘Invasion Planet Earth’ in cinemas December 5th

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Crowds flee through the heart of Birmingham as alien spaceships hover overhead. And things take a turn for the worse as Independence Day hits the ICC, where crowds run screaming…

Birmingham City University graduate lands role on new James Bond film

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As a supermarket shelf-stacker, Tayyib Mahmood used to have a licence to fill. Now the 23-year-old has a licence to kill after landing a dream role on the latest James Bond…

Discover! Creative Careers – Starts November 18th

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Join the #DiscoverCreativeCareers campaign, from 18th – 22nd November, as part of the Creative Careers Programme. Here is a message from them about their upcoming opportunity: Careers opportunities in the…

‘The Great Staycation’ showcases Stourport on BBC1 – November 11th

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'The Great Staycation' is a brand new BBC documentary film narrated by Adrian Chiles. It follows three family businesses in Stourport and explores how the town has evolved into a…

Project Manager Wanted: Coventry Film Pilot

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Film Hub Midlands are looking for a dynamic project manager for the Coventry Film Pilot. They will plan and deliver a series of screenings and events in the run-up to…

Drama Production Masterclass with Mal Young

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Join RTS Midlands for this unique opportunity to learn from TV Producer, Writer and Show Runner, Mal Young. About Mal Young Mal’s credits include Channel 4’s Brookside,  where he was…

Creative Growth Finance Loans for Creative Businesses

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From direct investment and loans to business mentoring; Creative England champion the best ideas of talented people and their businesses. Here is a message from them about their Creative Growth…

Queens of Amathus Documentary Premieres in Birmingham November 3rd

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Queens of Amathus, a powerful Birmingham documentary, is set to tell incredible journeys made by Cypriots to Birmingham. It will premiere on  Sunday 3rd November at Cineworld, Broad Street, Birmingham.…

Former Birmingham Student Leaps to Hollywood Silver Screen

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Former Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College student turned Hollywood filmmaker, Tayyib Mahmood returned to his roots this week, visiting his former stomping ground to promote the British Film Institute Academy.The programme,…

Tiger Aspect, Film Birmingham and BBC Comedy Offer Man Like Mobeen Training Scheme

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Production has started on the third series of award-winning BBC Three comedy, Man Like Mobeen. About Man Like Mobeen Man Like Mobeen is produced by Tiger Aspect, part of Endemol…
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Submit Your Short Film to ShortFuse – Deadline October 31st

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 Submissions are now open for Film Birmingham’s next ShortFuse event on Tuesday 26th November 2019! West Midlands filmmakers have the chance to screen their short films at the Mockingbird Cinema…

West Midlands’ Esteemed Creatives Unite to Turbo Charge Screen Industry

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Some of the UK’s most creative individuals including Peaky Blinders writer Steven Knight this month launched a powerful new body to turbo charge the region’s screen industry. Knight, together with…

New Perspectives Documentary Film Funding – Oct 31st Deadline

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Doc Society's New Perspectives seed fund is an international film fund supporting the development of documentary features. It focuses on issues of social justice, driven by filmmakers who exhibit a…

New Shoots Film Funding – Deadline October 31st

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New Shoots is Shooting People’s film competition which aims to support filmmakers wanting to take the next step in their career. Win £1,000 in film funding, industry mentorship, filmmaking equipment,…

Open Doors Leicester: Careers in Screen – October 17th

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Want to get the low down about working behind-the-camera in the screen industry? Open Doors aims to give you insight into what jobs are out there and help you build…

Apply for ScreenSkills Bootcamp – Deadline October 19th

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Have you ever dreamt of working on films like Star Wars - Episode IX, Wonder Woman: 1984, Downton Abbey, Horrible Histories: The Movie or How to Build a Girl? Have…

FHM Screening: The Peanut Butter Falcon – October 8th

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Join Film Hub Midlands at The Electric Cinema for a drink from 7:30pm, and the film 'Peanut Butter Falcon' starts at 8:15pm. Dir. Tyler Nilson and Michael Shwartz  | Cert.…

Screen Central’s Screen Bytes: A Programme of Regional Films – October 5th

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Our quarterly Screen Bytes screening of regional films comes to Birmingham Weekender for the first time. It's a packed programme of films and Q&As from film makers, so not to…

WM Screen Industries Christmas Party – December 5th

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Start Christmas early and in style! This Christmas party is your chance to let your hair down with fellow screen professionals working in the region. We've had some great support…
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West Midlands New Indie Studio to partner with Channel 5

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West Midlands Studio Chapter 1 Films has joined forced with Channel 5 commissioners to develop mainstream ideas and deliver commissions. They are among the nine mall to medium-sized BAME-owned indie…

Making it Possible: Online Course For Parents in Film and TV

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Making It Possible, the personal and career development day for parents and carers, returns in Autumn 2019. The programme will empower successful applicants to focus on their individual goals, plan…

Safety Management Course for Film & TV Production – October 11th

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The Production Guild is offering this one-day Safety Management course, designed and delivered by Media Safety Limited. it will cover Health & Safety for freelancers and the employed working in…

Apply For the WFTV Mentoring Scheme – Deadline October 27th

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Women in Film and TV have opened applications for this year’s  WFTV Mentoring Scheme in association with ScreenSkills. The WFTV Mentoring Scheme is aimed at women working in creative, craft,…

Zombies Invade Birmingham in New ITV2 Drama ‘Zomboat!’

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The new TV comedy drama 'Zomboat', billed as 'Two girls. Two guys. And a boatload of zombies', is set to rock the city's waterways . Zombies are never the fastest of…

Join the Birmingham Audience of ‘How To Look Good Naked’ at the Bullring

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The fashion guru Gok Wan is returning to Bullring and Grand Central this autumn after a 10 year break to shoot scenes for the new series of How to Look…
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Birmingham Filming Locations On Offer at FOCUS 2019

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Film Birmingham will be present and representing the region at Focus 2019, the international meeting place for the creative screen industries.   Following a highly successful 2018 event, FOCUS, The…

Digital Cities Birmingham 2019 – Starting September 23rd

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Digital Cities Birmingham returns to Birmingham with a new series of inspiring events across the city - many of them free. These include practical workshops, masterclasses and conferences. BBC Digital Cities…

Inaugural Membership of Screen Industry Body Announced

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Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight, Birmingham-born actor Adil Ray and Coventry’s Debbie Isitt, who created the Nativity film franchise, will be part of  the new screen industry body; a task-force…
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Bollywood Film Brings High Action to Birmingham Streets

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Three years after Steven Spielberg was shooting Ready Player One on Livery Street, a Bollywood film crew has arrived with its own dramatic car chase sequence.  Fast-rising Indian director Bejoy…

Extras Needed! Fox Feature Film Casting in Birmingham

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From the Producers of the Martian, Murder on the Orient Express and Logan... Are you interested in being an extra for a huge, Fox feature film coming to Gloucestershire? Mad Dog…