North East based Fantome Line Post Production (Harrigan, The Liability, Bypass) have appointed cinematographer and producer James Mcaleer to head up their new production slate.

10th February 2014

Northern Film & Media and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art have joined forces to enable two talented artist filmmakers to develop narrative film projects after securing Arts Council funding.

28th January 2014

Christopher Paul Daniels, Mat Fleming, Dennis Isou, Mark Bleakley and Josh Wilson have been confirmed as the artists selected to take part in digital and moving image initiative Connect/Exchange.



28th January 2014

Gavin Williams' short, ‘Sleepworking’, has now picked up eight awards during the autumn and winter festival season.

18th December 2013

Tickets are now on sale for the Annual Royal Television Society North East and The Border Centre Awards, which will be held on Saturday 01 March 2014 at The Hilton Newcastle Gateshead.  

18th December 2013

Film The House is an innovative and fun Parliamentary initiative designed to raise awareness of the importance of copyright to film makers, of film itself and the creative industries in general among parliamentarians and the Government.

17th December 2013

National law firm Watson Burton has strengthened the media and entertainment component of its commercial service offering with the appointment of solicitor Amy Hamilton, based in the company’s Newcastle office.

5th December 2013

Connect/Exchange is a national exchange initiative for six artists with a moving image, digital or screen-based practice. It will provide six artists with three weeks’ time and space to undertake initial research and development for a new work or project, connect and exchange ideas with artists and curators in other regions, expand professional networks and present practice to the public via an artist's talk or screening.

4th December 2013

Sheffield Doc/Fest and Creative Skillset have launched Fast Track to Features 2: a seven-month UK-wide feature documentary training programme aimed at documentary talent wanting to make the move towards making their first documentary feature. The first stage of Fast Track to Features 2 will be an Introductory Workshop which will run twice: once in London and once in Newcastle, in partnership with Northern Film & Media. This will run on Wednesday 22nd January 2014 at Toffee Factory in Newcastle.

4th December 2013

Transmission dates are being confirmed for the NFM and Baltic commissioned North East slate of Random Acts made for Channel 4.

26th November 2013

Congratulations to Newcastle-based producer Jack Tarling, who has been selected for a place on the prestigious SOS (Save Our Scripts) development programme run by producers’ collective The Bureau.

25th November 2013

Newcastle legend Keith Crombie is to be the focus of a new documentary, The Jazz Man, from North East producer/director Abi Lewis of Agogo Films.

21st November 2013

Northern Film & Media Company Kick Start Fund

Northern Film & Media is pleased to announce a new fund to support the creation of North East film, TV and digital media companies

21st November 2013

Bloodlust, the debut feature from Newcastle-based writer/director Richard Johnstone, has been acquired by Canadian Sales Company, Cinemavault. They will be handling International Sales for the horror after securing a deal at this year's Cannes Film Festival.

18th November 2013

Northern Film & Media are looking to secure the services of experienced film industry story editors/and or creative producers to run a series of script and project development surgery sessions for North East based film and television companies.

7th November 2013

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