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£60 million competition for Children’s TV Content

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The search for “the next big thing” in UK Children’s Television is gearing up as part of a £60 million initiative being introduced by Government to support the nation's vibrant…

Free Workshop for Film Producers

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Film producers in Birmingham are in for a treat with a free upcoming workshop, run in partnership with Creative Enterprise and Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership. The organisers acknowledge when…

Netflix Recruiting Accounts Trainees for UK Offices

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Due to record levels of film and TV drama production in the UK, Netflix is looking to recruit a select, small group of trainees, with the right skills and experience,…

“Been So Long” Birmingham Screening + Filmmaker Q&A

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Film enthusiasts in Birmingham and the West Midlands can head over to MAC Birmingham on Friday 9 November, 6.00pm to see the modern day romance Been So Long and hear…

New apprenticeship opportunities with 4Talent

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Channel 4 are looking for 6 new apprentices to join their team! Opportunities available in London and Glasgow Roles include Online, Social Media, Press and Publicity and Production Runner Salary…

Women in Film and TV: How To Create A Hit Drama Series

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Are you a female midlands creative with a fantastic idea for a ground-breaking drama series? Would you like to find out the best way to get your programme proposal commissioned?…

Market Trader Training For Film Producers and Junior Executives

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Creative England is offering subsidised training for its intensive development programme for talented professionals from different parts of the film value chain. The Market Trader programme is for British producers and junior executives outside of…

RTS Midlands Awards 2018 Nominees

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The Royal Television Society’s (RTS), Midlands Centre has shortlisted the nominations for its 2018 Programme Awards, with BBC Three hit comedy, Man Like Mobeen, receiving the most nominations. The awards will…

Birmingham Film Studio Plans ‘To Be Confirmed Within Weeks’

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Plans for a Birmingham film studio could be confirmed within weeks, with films being produced by 2021, according to the creator of Peaky Blinders. Steven Knight has been the driving force…

Represent West Midlands in “Britain’s Best Home Cook”!

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West Midlands cooks have until Saturday 24th November to submit their applications for a culinary cook-off, where Claudia Winkleman hosts as Mary Berry, Dan Doherty and Chris Bavin put ten of the…

Film Hub Midlands Offering Funding to Exhibitors

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Film Hub Midlands is creating more opportunities for audiences across the Midlands to engage with the widest range of film in as many places as possible with its Pitch Pots…

Film Hub Midlands Seeking “New Voices”

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Our friends at Film Hub Midlands are looking for expressions of interest from enthusiastic new curators, marketeers or producers. Read below their call for expressions of interest and the link…

Applications Open for Women’s Film and TV Mentoring Scheme

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Women in the film and television industry have until October 12th, 2018 to apply for a career boosting Mentorship Scheme offered by WFTV. The organisation has announced its delight on…

West Midlands Filmmakers Invited to Submit Activism Shorts

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Modern Films, in partnership with UK SAYS NO MORE, is holding an open call to female filmmakers from around the UK for submissions of short films inspired by 16 Days…

Creative England Hiring: Project Manager

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Our friends at Creative England are seeking to expand their team in Birmingham. Have a look below at an outline of the role:   Project/ Partnerships Manager (Birmingham) PT freelancer,…

BBC Three wants former West Midlands couples for Eating with My Ex

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Perhaps you have unfinished business with your ex. Maybe you want to speak your mind to your former partner. Or, just maybe, you want to get back together with them. If this sounds…

Brummies Wanted For “Escape to the Country”

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BBC One and Two are looking for city dwellers who are tired of the hectic city life, and long for the tranquillity of the countryside for the popular programme Escape…

West Midlands Bakers Wanted for New Channel 4 Show

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The BBC is launching a new rival to Channel 4's Great British Bake Off and it wants West Midlands bakers to apply to be contestants. The new show, called "Celebration" will…

Creative Skillset: Open Doors Networking Evening

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September 24th will be an important day for many thinking about a career in TV or the media! Creative Skillset will be hosting Open Doors Careers, aiming to connect talented people…

BEHIND BARS: Ghosts of the Lockup

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Since 1892, tens of thousands of people have passed through Birmingham’s Central Lock-Up on their way to court, prison or even the noose. What brought them to this desperate point…

Creative Skillset announces new funding for UK film skills training

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UK screen skills charity Creative Skillset is investing £600,000 in training to combat skills shortages identified by the film and TV industries. Through the new funding, training providers will deliver programmes…

BBC Skills Day Brum: How to Make it in the Digital World

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Want to know more about blogging or podcasting? Fancy writing comedy for Facebook? Want to make the most out of your mobile films? This day of FREE training from the…

BBC Three Workshops in Birmingham

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The leading digital channel BBC Three is bringing its online expertise to Birmingham on September 27th at the Bond Company on Fazeley Street for a full day of special masterclasses and…

WFTV Midlands Event: Children’s TV Masterclass

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Are you a Midlands creative interested in children’s television?  Perhaps you’re curious to learn more about a genre you don’t currently work in?  Or you want the opportunity to connect…

BBC Doctors Hosts Letherbridge First Film Festival

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Our friends at BBC Doctors are hosting Letherbridge's Film First Festival. It will take place on Thursday 13th September, 7.30 for 8.00pm start at the George Cadbury Hall (opposite the…

Opportunity for Script Writers – Closing date 19th November

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Every writer wants to see their story come to life – and Enter Stage Write is offering just that chance! Along with a £1000 prize for the overall winner, a…

Peaky Blinders creator calls for ‘creative revolution’ in Birmingham

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Peaky Blinders creator and proud Brummie Steven Knight says ‘the time has come’ for a creative revolution in Birmingham - declaring ‘it’s time we let the world know we’re here,…

Punch Records supports emerging BME filmmakers from the West Midlands

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Six emerging BME filmmakers from the West Midlands have been given the opportunity to fulfil their potential as part of a six-month artist development programme called BACK IN. The dynamic…

Comedy Exec Gives Master Class

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In this workshop, Saurabh Kakkar, experienced TV comedy producer with a host of successful programmes to his name, shares some of his best hints, tips and strategies for creating, developing,…

BBC Scriptwriting 101 In Birmingham

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Ever wondered how to get noticed by the BBC? How to send your script and what happens when you do? How do they assess your work? What grabs them and…