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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…

Free Screenings of “Birmingham in the 1980s” at BMAG

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Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery will be screening films by Yugesh and Sunandan Walia, under the theme "Birmingham in the 1980s". Birmingham-born Yugesh Walia and his brother Sunandan were at…

Apply for the Film Hub Midlands Show Fund – Deadline September 13th

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Film Hub Midlands has opened its Show Fund for applications. See more of their info below:   About Film Hub Midlands Our vision is to inspire a new generation by…

Premiere of ITV2’s Zomboat in Birmingham on October 3rd

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The premiere of new ITV2 comedy series, Zomboat! is being held in Birmingham on the evening of Thursday 3rd October 2019 with its four stars in attendance. The Royal Television…

Big Brum TV Link-Up: Become a Content Producer for BBC Three!

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BBC Three is calling all creatives to meet them in Birmingham for the Big Brum TV Link-Up! See a message from them below:   The BBC is for everyone.  We…

Register for the Birmingham 2022 Culture Programme: Introduction

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From our opening and closing ceremonies to our world class cultural festival, our live sites to the Queen’s Baton Relay, Birmingham 2022 will be a region wide celebration of the…

WFTV Awards 2019: Nominations Open for Women in Film/TV

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Below is a message from our friends at Women in Film and TV regarding their upcoming WFTV Awards, its timeline and the award categories:   We are delighted to announce…

Performance Short Film Competition 2019 – Deadline 15th September

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Performance Film and Media Insurance has opened a call for submission for short films, with a deadline of 19th September 2019. Please see their information below: Regulations Your film must…

Birmingham Young Filmmakers Network (BYFN) for 16-21 yo Creatives

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Birmingham Young Filmmakers Network is here to connect, empower and equip young creatives with the aim of supporting tomorrows filmmakers. You can join them at the first meet up of…

Former Gaming Students become Teachers at Coventry College

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Two former gaming students at Coventry College are passing the pad to the next generation after making the transition from students to teachers. Joseph Casey and Karol Marchewka left the college…

Sustainable Filmmaking at Staffordshire University

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The film department has signed up to the BAFTA Albert Educational Partnership and is working with a number of other universities to contribute to a graduate training programme which promotes…
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BAFTA Announces New Casting Award

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The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has published the rules and timeline for the EE British Academy Film Awards 2020, following its annual review of all categories.…
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BIFA 2019 Short Film Entries Open – Final Deadline 30th August

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BIFA is now accepting entries for the Best British Short Film Award, supported by BFI NETWORK, for the 2019 Awards ceremony. See the below call for submissions from BIFA, and…
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BFI Short Form Animation Fund – Deadline 5th November

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BFI has announced their new Short Form Animation Fund, offering support for higher-budget animated work from teams based in the UK. About the Short Form Animation Fund The BFI Short…
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ScreenSkills Course for Film Leadership and Management

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Are you an experienced film professional in the West Midlands who is looking to develop their leadership and management skills? Do you regularly work in your chosen job role or…
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Submit Your Short Film to ShortFuse! Deadline August 31st

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Are you a filmmaker from or based in the West Midlands, with a short film you want to see on the big screen? Submissions are now open for Film Birmingham’s…

Production Accounting Fast Track Training Programme – Deadline 9th September

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Do you know any assistant accountants, who would benefit from some additional training to progress their career? This fast track training programme by Production Guild, devised due to industry demand,…

Midlands Filmmakers on screen at Leicester’s International Short Film Festival

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Leicester’s international short film festival, The Short Cinema returns to Phoenix for its 13th edition screening some of the best short films from around the world with a strong focus on…

BFI Network’s Short Film Funding Day – August 23rd

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About the Event The BFI NETWORK Midlands Short Film Fund Application Workshop is for talent based in the Midlands who want to apply for BFI NETWORK short film funding. The…

Industry Talent Day for Midlands Creatives – August 22nd

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On Thursday 22 August, BFI NETWORK will be hosting a free industry day for talent from the Midlands region. About the Industry Day In the morning the British Council Film…
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B3 Talent Lab for BAME Creatives – Deadline August 5th

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Are you the creative who needs to skill up? Do you have an amazing story to tell across a range of platforms? Does your project need that extra ‘edge’ ? See…
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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…