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Channel 4 Production Training Scheme – Applications now open

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Channel 4’s Production Training Scheme is now open for applications. This scheme has long supported entry level talent who are passionate about TV production and is particularly focused on those…

West Midlands’ “next Charlie Brooker”

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A filmmaker is celebrating winning an award for his work that’s been compared to Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror. Luke Collins was born and raised in Bedworth and studied at Coventry University before…

Job Vacancy: Film Birmingham Assistant

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JOB VACANCY: Film Birmingham Assistant £20,903 - £27,041 Various Locations Permanent Working 36.5 hours per week   Film Birmingham is Birmingham City Council’s Film and Television Office and founding member…

Film Birmingham: Festive Opening Hours

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Film Birmingham: Festive Opening Hours The Film Birmingham office will be closed for the festive break from 23rd December - 5th Jan (inclusive). No filming applications will be processed during this time. Filming…

Netflix Launches U.K. Documentary Talent Fund For Emerging Filmmakers

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Netflix is launching a Documentary Talent Fund to identify and support emerging documentary filmmakers from the U.K. Working from the brief “Britain’s Not Boring And Here’s A Story,” 10 filmmakers and…

Film Birmingham’s ‘Working in the Locations Department’ course is back. Apply by 31st January

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Film Birmingham is excited to announce Working in the Locations Department (WILD) 2021. This successful course is in its fourth consecutive year. It will be delivered online over 2 weekends…

TV Production Bootcamp connecting West Midlands creative talent to jobs

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Create Central has come together with West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and Solihull College to develop a fantastic opportunity for those who want a career in the TV industry. And…
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Find Industry Opportunities with ScreenSkills

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ScreenSkills is the industry-led skills body for the screen industries - film, television (including children's, unscripted and high-end), VFX (visual effects), animation and games.   They are supporting economic recovery and…

British Indian Immigrant Feature ‘Footprints on Water’ to begin filming in Birmingham

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Principal photography will commence at locations in and around Birmingham in December for upcoming feature “Footprints on Water.”. Indian thespian Adil Hussain (“Star Trek: Discovery, “Life of Pi”) and British actor Antonio Aakeel…

BFI Film Academy Labs present training opportunities for 16-25-year-olds

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Interested in career opportunities within regional production companies? BFI Film Academy Labs are designed to support 16-25-year-old aspiring filmmakers and help you develop your skills and projects from home. Following…

BFI NETWORK Short Film Fund – Deadline November 30th

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This BFI Network short film funding programme supports fiction projects with directors based in England and is run in partnership with the BFI NETWORK Talent Executives who work with filmmakers…

Global Screen Fund launched to replace Creative Europe MEDIA

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The British government has formally announced the creation of a Global Screen Fund aimed at partially replacing Creative Europe's MEDIA funding following the completion of the Brexit transition period at…

Vaccine programme job opportunities

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University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB), one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country, is currently recruiting workers for the Covid-19 vaccine programme. Local people from across Birmingham…

RTS Midlands Television Awards 2020 Nominees

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Here are the nominees for the RTS Midlands Awards 2020. The RTS Midlands will be celebrating the TV and broadcasting industry across the Midlands. Categories include Award for Best Animation,…

Whickers Film & TV Funding Award – Deadline January 31st

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The Whickers Film & TV Funding Award is awarded annually to an emerging filmmaker from anywhere in the world with the most promising pitch for a director-led documentary which fulfils…

New international programme of Covid Supervisor Training just launched!

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The Production Guild of Great Britain (PGGB) and the British Film Commission (BFC) are partnering to roll out a new accredited programme of Covid Supervisor training for film and TV…

Film and TV Production during Lockdown

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National restrictions begin in England from 5th November. Find out about the new restrictions and what you can and cannot do.  The following guidance is provided from UK Government and provides confirmation…

Guru Live: Shaping Your Story

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Organised by BAFTA Online, Free Thu, 12 Nov 2020, 13:30 - 14:30   Storytelling is at the heart of what we do and runs across all crafts and mediums. Hear…

Lantern show in Birmingham celebrates new Netflix film

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A magical lantern show will be illuminated in Birmingham’s Chinese Quarter to mark the release of the brand-new animated film. Netflix's Over the Moon will be celebrated in Birmingham from this…

BBC Two and BBC Nations offers co-commissioning opportunity for UK producers

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BBC Two and BBC Nations has today launched a new co-commissioning opportunity for suppliers based outside of London. The initiative offers guaranteed commissions that will increase representation on the channel…

Man Like Mobeen wins Broadcast award

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Man Like Mobeen has won Best Comedy Programme at the Broadcast Digital Awards 2020. Run by television trade magazine Broadcast, the awards focus on content from channels not considered 'terrestrial',…

BFI Screen Talk: Letitia Wright

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Much celebrated Guyanese-British actor Letitia Wright will discuss her stunning performance in our opening film Mangrove (Steve McQueen), as well as her outstanding career to date. Tune in to the…

Filmmakers invited to free course with Eska Mtungwazi

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If you are 16-35, a filmmaker, emerging artist, writer, musician, poet, graphic designer or photographer, sign up to this free landmark course. Creative agency Louder Than Words welcomes Eska Mtungwazi…

Steve McQueen’s ‘Red, White And Blue’ Filmed in Wolverhampton

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Red, White And Blue of Steve McQueen’s ‘Small Axe’ series looks at the Metropolitan Police in the early 1980s. The episode, which forms part of his Small Axe anthology, was…

American Mystery Film ‘Enola Holmes’ Filmed in West Midlands

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Sherlock Holmes has been one of the world’s most famous and revered fictional detectives since Sir Arthur Conan Doyle first released A Study in Scarlet back in 1887. And since the Sherlock Holmes…

Futures 48: Royal Television Society’s short film competition

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British film and TV forum the Royal Television Society (RTS) has launched Futures 48, a short film competition open to aspiring filmmakers with no broadcast credits from across the UK.…

British Film Commission statement on further UK Government COVID-19 restrictions

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Below is a statement issued by CEO of the British Film Commission, Adrian Wootton OBE, on further UK Government COVID-19 restrictions: Yesterday’s announcements from the UK Prime Minister and Scotland’s First…

Creativity Works: Content Production

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Get the skills and connections needed to get paid work in branded content, moving image and film. Create Jobs is looking for 25 aspiring content creators who want to make…

RTS Midlands Career Fair: 12th-15th October

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RTS Midlands TV Career Fair - Monday 12 October to Thursday 15 October 2020 sponsored by NFTS In the most ambitious Careers Fair yet, the RTS four day event from Monday 12…

New “BAME Community Grants” scheme – Deadline 28th August

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The Film and TV Charity have opened a new fund, taking the form of "BAME community grants". The grants offer between £300 up to a maximum of £3,500 for projects…
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Any @bridgerton fans? Join @BFI's Q&A on Jan 27th with creator Chris Van Dusen, costume designer Ellen Mirojnick & cast members, including stars Phoebe Dynevor (Daphne Bridgerton) & Regé-Jean Page (Duke of Hastings) to chat about Season TWO.🫖 https://t.co/FVfDbKpSge
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As of 4am GMT Monday 18 January 2021, the Film and HETV Travel Self-isolation “Quarantine” Exemption, along with other screen exemptions and Travel Corridors, has been suspended for at least one month. Read @filminuk_BFC's updated COVID-19 Guidance: https://t.co/a4iULK4xoY
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@flatpack: The clock is ticking... Not long left to submit for #Flatpack2021. Final deadline is 31 January, 11.59pm. https://t.co/GNxQasKswK https://t.co/2p9LsBFckA
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