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West Midlands Production Fund

Get Production Funding in the West Midlands

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Do you have a feature film, High end TV drama series, serial or single drama in development? Are you looking to make in the West Midlands? Then you could be…
High-end TV Bursary

High-end TV Bursary – Apply by March 31st

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About the High-end TV Bursary This bursary is supported by the High-end TV Skills Fund. It grants of up to £1,000 for professional high-end TV freelancers to undertake training in priority…
Fighting Spirit Film Festival

Fighting Spirit Film Festival back in Birmingham

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Fighting Spirit Film Festival The UK’s one and only fighting film festival will be in Birmingham on Sunday 28 April, 2019. Fighting Spirit Film Festival is a celebration and screening of…
Birmingham Indian Film Festival

Birmingham Indian Film Festival Turns Five!

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The Birmingham Indian Film Festival is thanks patrons for continued support as it returns for its 5th year. On Friday 21 June, they will reveal a new programme of independent…
Flatpack Film Festival

Flatpack Film Festival 2019 – April 30th – May 5th

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Flatpack Film Festival 2019 will be unrolled in Birmingham 30 April - 5 May. You can get your tickets or festival passes here. Here's what Flatpack has to say about…
Making Your First Blockbuster

Making Your First Blockbuster : Book Talk in Birmingham

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“Making Your First Blockbuster” is a brand new film-making book by Paul Dudbridge. It is aimed at the intermediate/professional film-maker and covers writing, directing, cinematography, editing, special effects, visual effects, action,…
Back In 2019

Apply for Back In 2019 – Deadline March 25th

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Applications are open for the Back In 2019 programme run by creative agency Punch and Birmingham director Daniel Alexander. The Back In programme aims to increase diversity in the city's film industry and creative…
British Academy Games Awards

British Academy Games Awards 2019: Full Nominations List

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The British Academy Games Awards is BAFTA’s annual celebration of the very best in games of the past 12 months. The Awards take place on Thursday 4 April 2019. The…
Irish Film

Irish Film Tour Coming to Birmingham

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Following the great success of its previous Irish film tours, Irish Film London is on the road again, partnering with independent cinemas and Irish organisations in Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham.…
Effective Leadership for Creative Businesses

Effective Leadership for Creative Businesses – Apply by 24th March

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Leaders of creative businesses are faced with a changing and evolving industry in an often fast-paced environment. Therefore Creative England are running an exclusive programme in Manchester called "Effective Leadership…
Whickers' Cost of Docs

The Whickers ‘Cost of Docs’ Survey: RESULTS

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The Whickers works in funding and supporting emerging talent. However, they also seek to be a champion for documentary makers globally, amplifying their voices in the industry. The initial aim…
Salaam Pakistan Film Festival

Salaam Pakistan Film Festival in Birmingham

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Salaam Pakistan Film Festival is a brand-new touring film festival showcasing the very best of Pakistan’s new independent films. Audiences will have the rare chance to see award-winning films, a UK…
Bumble's Female Film Force

Bumble’s Female Film Force 2019 – Apply by March 20

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Last year, Bumble's Female Film Force was an unprecedented success, Bumble has decided to do it again in 2019 — but they’re taking it international. Bumble is expanding their initiative, which…
Executive Ready

“Executive Ready” Funding for Female Film/TV Leaders – Deadline May 3rd

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A pool of scholarships are currently available for female leaders across the UK’s film and television sector. Women & Leadership International is administering this national initiative to support participation in "Executive Ready",…
Military Veterans

Military Veterans Invited to Work in Television

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Initiative for Military Veterans Military veterans now have the chance to retrain to work in the location and unit management department. This is through a new initiative by ScreenSkills High-end…
Peaky Blinders Series Five

Peaky Blinders Series Five once again features Dudley

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The Black Country Living Museum in Dudley will once again feature in Peaky Blinders, Series five, which wrapped up on set last month. The Museum in the West Midlands has been…
Inside Pictures

Inside Pictures Programme – Apply by 10 March

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Inside Pictures is a business training and leadership programme for the next generation of Europe's film executives and producers. About Inside Pictures Inside Pictures comprises three intensive one-week modules and a…
Filmed In Dudley

Tesco Worker Releases Horror Filmed In Dudley

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Tesco deli manager John Walker is celebrating the release of his horror movie which was filmed in Dudley. John has made over 200 appearances as an extra in some of Britain's…
Scruffy Dog Group

Scruffy Dog Are Hiring!

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Scruffy Dog Group - Global Creative Services has opened applications for the position of Creative Workshop Manager. Please see their details below. Job Title: Creative Workshop Manager Reports to: Production…
Light House Cinema

Record Sales at West Midlands Indie Cinema

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Fantastic Figures at Light House Cinema The Black Country’s only independent cinema, Light House Cinema, has announced record admissions for its January programme of films. Figures showed an increase of over…
reclaim the frame 2019

Reclaim the Frame 2019 in Birmingham

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Reclaim the Frame 2019 launches in Birmingham Reclaim The Frame 2019 kicks off with the drama "The Kindergarten Teacher" directed by Sara Colangelo. The film is released on 8 March…
make a move

Make a Move Funding to Boost Employee Skills – Deadline March 31

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ScreenSkills is offering to subsidise the cost of employing and training individuals into higher grades. This "Make a Move" funding is open for applications until March 31, 2019. After training,…

Focus on Filmmaking – Factual and Documentaries

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At Focus on Filmmaking, you will hear from the region’s finest factual and documentary filmmakers. These include the team behind BBC4’s “A Very British History” series and Iain Cunningham, director…
Bafta Nominees

EE BAFTA Nominees 2019

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BAFTA has announced the nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2019. Below are the nominees in all categories.   BAFTA NOMINEES - BEST FILM  BLACKkKLANSMAN Jason Blum, Spike…
lickey hills birmingham

Birmingham’s Lickey Hills Feature on the Big Screen

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Birmingham's Lickey Hills will feature in the inspiring film about a Black Country hero. Dave Heeley immortalised himself as the first blind man to run seven marathons on seven continents…
Be More Birmingham

Be More Birmingham – A Creative Regional Event

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You are invited to Be More Birmingham, an unmissable event celebrating the city region’s creativity. Birmingham is at the bull’s eye of the creative sector,spanning film & TV, tech &…
ben hardy filming in west midlands

Bohemian Rhapsody star will be Filming in West Midlands

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Ben Hardy, who recently portrayed Queen drummer Roger Taylor in box office hit Bohemian Rhapsody, has joined the cast of Adam Randall’s UK film Recovery. The thriller is scheduled for filming in…
film locations course

Film Locations Course – Apply by 18th February

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AN INTRODUCTION TO WORKING IN THE LOCATIONS DEPARTMENT This film locations course is delivered by Film Birmingham and will run over 2 weekends, it is designed to inform, educate and…
grierson doclab 2019

Grierson DocLab 2019 – Apply by 15th March

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The Grierson Trust are now seeking applications for is Grierson DocLab 2019. Applicants should be 18-25 years old with a passion for television and factual storytelling. They should have ideas…
Ready Player One

Oscars Nomination for Birmingham-filmed “Ready Player One”

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"Ready Player One", directed by Steven Spielberg,  nabbed one of the coveted spots - a nomination for a 2019 Oscars award for Visual Effects. Famous winners in the past have included "Avatar,"…