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Call for Expressions of Interest from the Inaugural Chair of Screen Industry Body

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Below is a message from Ed Shedd, Inaugural Chair of Screen Industry Body In the most significant shake-up of support for the West Midlands’ screen sector for nearly a decade,…

Chair of New West Midlands Screen Industry Body Announced

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A new Screen Industry Body to boost the West Midlands’ TV, film and games industries has been announced today by Andy Street – a move that could help bring 29,000…

Safety Management in Film and TV Production – October 12th

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The Production Guild is running their Safety Management in Film & TV Production delivered by Media Safety Limited - a one day course held at Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden Park…
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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 Meeting…
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Free Dark Mon£y Screening in Birmingham – July 17th

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The dramatic new 4-part BBC drama Dark Mon£y was filmed exclusively in Birmingham and the West Midlands in late 2018, and coming to screens on Monday 8th July at 9pm on…
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World Premiere of Peaky Blinders in Birmingham – Get your tickets!

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World Premiere of Peaky Blinders returns to Birmingham this summer with a red carpet, fan screening and cast Q&A. The hotly anticipated fifth series of Peaky Blinders is returning to BBC One later this year.…

Production Guild Movie Magic Budgeting training – July 20th

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Do you want to learn more about Movie Magic Budgeting? Over the weekend of the 20th July, the Production Guild will be delivering a hands-on introduction to Movie Magic Budgeting…
Film and TV Charity

Complete the Film and TV Charity Well-being Survey

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The Film and TV Charity has launched the very first industry-wide study to understand the state of the well-being of the UK’s film, TV and cinema workforce, and how they…
Art of Empathy

Multi-Media Arts Event at Paradise Circus car park – June 25th

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An exciting arts event which includes painting, spoken word, and video projection comes to the Paradise Circus multi-storey car park in Birmingham. The event is titled ‘Re-imagining the Opposition: The Art…
RTS Midlands awards

Submit to RTS Midlands Awards – Deadline July 12th

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You are invited to submit programmes or other content which were, or will be broadcast and/or published between 1st July 2018 and 30th June 2019 for consideration for the Midlands Centre Awards…
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RTS Midlands TV Careers Fair – October 7th

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The Royal Television Society Careers Fair is back this autumn and it will be huge! On Monday 7 October 2019 at Edgbaston Stadium, you can get all the latest tips, tricks and practical…
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Worcester man wins short film competition

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Worcester filmmaker, Daniel McKee is the overall winner of the Beer Town Film Festival 2019, for his short production, “if you never answered x”. Even better, it was Daniel’s first ever…
National Lottery Cinema Day

National Lottery Cinema Day 2019 – Register Your Venue

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Following a successful trial last year and to celebrate the National Lottery's support for film, on Sunday 25th August, National Lottery Cinema Day will be returning bigger and better! National Lottery…
made of truth

Get Funding from BFI Doc Society’s Short Film Fund – Deadline July 9th

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Made of Truth: BFI Doc Society Short Film Fund is now open! In our second year, we invite passionate filmmakers to take the temperature of our world and create electrifying films…
ScreenSkills bursary

ScreenSkills Offering £500,000 Bursaries for Screen Industry Professionals

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ScreenSkills has committed more than £500,000 in 2019/20 to bursaries for individual screen professionals for training and career opportunities. New entrants to the screen industries will now be eligible for…
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FREE WFTV Midlands Hair and MakeUp Masterclass – June 20th

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Do you dream of breaking into the world of hair and make-up design? Whether it’s designing a wig for a period drama, prosthetic make up for a zombie movie or making…
Summer Party

WM Film & TV Summer Party – July 11th

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Mark your calendar for the West Midlands screen industries networking ‘SUMMER PARTY’. Film Birmingham, WFTV Midlands, RTS Midlands and Birmingham City University: School of Media are hosting an industry event…

Submit Your Short Film to ShortFuse – Deadline June 30th

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Submissions are now open for Film Birmingham's next ShortFuse event on Tuesday 30th July 2019. West Midlands filmmakers will be given the opportunity to screen their short films at the…
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Submit to BECTU Future Filmmakers Festival – Deadline 31st July

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To mark the Year of the Young Worker, BECTU has launched its first ever Future Filmmakers Festival, which is now open for submissions. BECTU will celebrate emerging talent across the…
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WFTV Pat Llewellyn Bursary Fund – Deadline 30th September

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The 2019 WFTV Pat Llewellyn Bursary Fund, in memory of award-winning producer Pat Llewellyn, is now open for applications. The 2019 Fund will award four successful applicants £10,000 each to develop…
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Be Chair of the West Midlands Combined Authority – Deadline 14th June

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The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) are seeking an inaugural Chair for the new industry body; applications are open to individuals across the screen sector. The deadline for this opportunity…

Paras Production Training for Creatives with Disabilities – Deadline June 21st

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Please see the opportunity below offered by our friends at Channel 4 for the Paras Production Training Scheme:   We are looking for disabled people who want to start a career…
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BBC Wants Your Peaky Blinders-Inspired Artwork – Submit by June 24th

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The BBC is inviting artists, designers and illustrators from the UK to show their love for the iconic show by creating one-of-a-kind static poster artwork for Peaky Blinders, inspired by its main characters.  …
London Short Film Festival

Submit to the London Short Film Festival – Regular Deadline July 1st

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The BAFTA-qualifying London Short Film Festival remains open to submissions. The early-bird deadline has passed but filmmakers can still submit before the regular deadline on July 1st. The late deadline is…
BFI London Film Festival

BFI London Film Festival – Submit by June 14th

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Submissions for the 63rd BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express are now open! Every year the BFI London Film Festival presents a selection of the best in…
Blast Festival

Blast! Festival Screenings in West Bromwich

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Multistory is offering screenings in West Bromwich as part of its Blast! Festival of Photography, Talks & Walks. Blast! will take place from Friday 24 May to Sunday 29 June 2019, and…
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Apply for BAFTA Breakthrough Brits – Deadline June 12th

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Applications are now open for BAFTA Breakthrough Brits. The programme showcases and supports the next generation of British creative talent in film, games and television, identifying excellent individuals who have had a…
LaunchPad Funding

Apply for LaunchPad Funding for Community Screenings – Deadline June 6th

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Applications are now open for LaunchPad, Cinema For All's BFI funded-coaching programme. It assists those who want to start screening films in their community and need the practical skills to…
BAFTA Mentorship Award

Dudley Teacher up for BAFTA Mentorship Award

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A Kingswinford teacher has been nominated in a nationwide game designers competition by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). Matt Guest, who is head of computing at…
British Science Festival

Submit your art to the British Science Festival – Deadline June 7th

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The British Science Festival 2019 is looking for creatives and digital businesses based in Coventry & Warwickshire and Greater Birmingham and Solihull to showcase their existing digital artwork, installations or…