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Become a Film/TV Assistant Production Accountant with APATS – Deadline 3rd June

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Do you have a desire to work in film and TV production accounting? Do you have previous experience of working in a junior position in accounts or finance? APATS might be…
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BBC Three Opportunity for Midlands Creatives – Deadline June 3rd

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Our friends at BBC Three are calling all creatives for an exciting development opportunity in the Midlands. Become a BBC Three content producer through their Big Brum TV Link Up Event…
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LGBT Flick “You Are My Sunshine” Filmed in the Black Country

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Set across two decades, You Are My Sunshine follows teenagers Tom and Joe, who first meet in the 1970's. The 90-minute film was written and directed by Darlaston film maker…
In Conversation with David Harewood

In Conversation with David Harewood – June 6th

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Acclaimed actor David Harewood, MBE, returns to his hometown of Birmingham on Thursday 6 June for a special RTS Midlands ‘In Conversation’ event with BBC WM’s Samantha Meah. David will talk about…
West Midlands Combined Authority

New West Midlands Screen Industry Body

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There is some exciting news in West Midlands. Earlier this week West Midlands Combined Authority and Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street, announced the creation of a new West Midlands Screen…
The Prosthetics Event

The Prosthetics Event coming to Coventry

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The Prosthetics Event is set to take place in Coventry at the Ricoh Arena on November 19th. The monsters and makeup show will explore the work that goes into characters…

Watch the BAFTA TV Awards on May 12 on BBC One

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The British Academy Television Awards (BAFTA TV Awards) will be held Sunday, May 12. Categories for the BAFTA TV awards include Best Entertainment Performance, Best Mini-Series and Best News Coverage. Graham…
Women in Film Finishing Fund

Women In Film Finishing Fund – Deadline July 14th

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The Women in Film Finishing Fund gives grants to female filmmakers working in both short and long formats, in all genres. To apply, the filmmaker must have completed 90% of…
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New Creatives Information Event

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Join Sampad Arts for this free New Creatives Information Event. You will learn all about the New Creatives programme with Rural Media and BBC Arts. New Creatives is an exciting talent development scheme that…
New Creatives Programme

Apply for the New Creatives Programme – Deadline July 16th

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New Creatives Programme The New Creatives programme for young emerging talent is coming to the Midlands! Rural Media are currently looking for emerging talent between the ages of 16-30 with strong…
Sindy Campbell

Birmingham Film Festival names Sindy Campbell their new Ambassador

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Head of Film Birmingham Sindy Campbell has been named ambassador of the Birmingham Film Festival. Read their recent blog post below: Birmingham Film Festival are delighted to welcome Sindy Campbell…
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Creative England New Ideas Fund for Businesses

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Creative England's New Ideas Fund offers small seed funding to sole traders, start-ups and small businesses for their creative business ideas. Their previous investment schemes have been aimed at established companies.…
Assistant Production Accountant

Train to be an Assistant Production Accountant – Deadline May 10th

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Do you have a desire to work in film and TV production accounting? Do you have previous experience of working in a junior position in accounts or finance? If your…

Birmingham’s Spaghetti Studios partner with Procam

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Spaghetti Studios have announced an exciting partnership with Procam, Europeʼs largest digital cinematography and hire firm. This means together they have expanded the studios' offering for the West Midlands film…
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2Weeks 2Make It – Register Now

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2Weeks 2Make It, the UK's leading music video competition returns to the Midlands for the sixth time this May. Screen Central is once again running it and registration is open.…
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TV Tips from Edinburgh TV Festival

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The Edinburgh TV Festival in partnership with BBC Three is coming to Birmingham on Monday, April 15th. Participants will hear directly from panelists how they got in to TV and…
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Branded Entertainment Workshop for Creative Producers

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What is Branded Entertainment? It is increasingly challenging for marketers to connect their messages to consumers. Consumers are exposed to marketing messages in all areas of life and are becoming…

Submit to ShortFuse – Deadline Friday 19th April

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Film Birmingham are proud to announce the launch of our brand new short film night - ShortFuse. It will be an opportunity for short filmmakers in the West Midlands to…
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Apply for PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival – Deadline 16 June

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PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival is looking for films highlighting Migration, Diversity & Social Inclusion. Applications are now open, but close on 16th June 2019. Applicants can now apply for the youth…
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Apply for a BAFTA Scholarship – Deadline May 28th

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The BAFTA Scholarship Programme is part of BAFTA's charitable activity to support talented people at all stages of their career in film, games and television. Applications for 2019/2020 are now open. So…
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Submit Your Comedy Script to BBC Writersroom – Deadline 29th April

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The BBC Writersroom regular window for unsolicited comedy scripts is open from 10am on Monday 1st April 2019. Writers have a deadline of 5pm on Monday 29th April 2019 for scripts (TV, film, radio,…
BBC Documentaries New Directors

BBC Documentaries New Directors’ Initiative – Deadline 7th April

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The BBC Documentaries New Directors' Initiative is looking for the next generation of documentary film makers. Six candidates will have the opportunity to produce and direct their first long-form documentary for…

iFeatures Funding for Emerging Writers and Directors

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iFeatures, a premier UK filmmaking programme, is offering development funding for the UK's emerging  writers, directors, and writer/directors. It is currently driving the development of low-budget, high-quality debut features from…
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…