Five-month training programme with Caroline Cooper-Charles and Anna Seifert-Speck for ten UK-based professional writers or writer/directors to develop their craft and adapt a variety of written materials into market-ready screenplays

17th October 2016

Local DoP - and sometime director, editor, journalist, writer, producer, social worker, teacher and general ageing hippie - David Baillie, comes clean on a career of lies, subterfuge and adventure in this RTS North East and the Border event

11th October 2016

The latest in Creative Fuse North East’s monthly CAKE (collaboration and knowledge exchange) meetings takes place on 13 Oct and addresses the theme of ‘Letting Creativity Loose’

5th October 2016

Huge congratulations to Isabelle Sieb, participant in the first edition of our RISE initiative for women writer-directors, for winning the Chris Collins Best of British Live Action Award at the Encounters Film Festival

30th September 2016

Star and Shadow Cinema have launched a reward-laden crowdfunding campaign to help raise £50,000 to build a bigger, better, community cinema and arts space in Newcastle

30th September 2016

This year’s RTS North East & The Border Centre Keynote Lecture with Kevin Roberts, former executive chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi, has been postponed until further notice

19th September 2016

Future&Co. Films is looking for North East based editors, to fill both freelance and staff positions within their award winning production company.

13th September 2016

TalentLab 2016 is a unique creative talent development network aimed at the UK’s emerging and established culturally diverse filmmakers, writers, creative producers, and artists 

9th September 2016

Harriet Lawrence (SUFFRAGETTE, DOWNTON ABBEY) will deliver two workshops: a half-day introduction for those right at the start of their careers, and a more advanced 'Stepping Up' day for those with some professional experience. 

2nd September 2016

Northern Film and Media’s second annual FILM CLUB programme will offer events and peer-to-peer networking for artist filmmakers through the rest of 2016 and into early 2017

31st August 2016

Entries are now being taken for the RTS North East and the Border Centre Awards 2017 ahead of the ceremony next February

22nd August 2016

The C21 Drama Series Script Competition, in partnership with eOne Entertainment, is looking for an outstanding pilot for a one-hour drama series from a fresh writer or writing team. Deadline: 13 October.

12th August 2016

Second Sun screenwriters group meets from 2-5pm on the second Sunday of each month at The Telegraph in central Newcastle. It offers an opportunity for like-minded folk to share news, tips and companionship.

12th August 2016

The BBC is looking for the next generation of documentary film makers. Six candidates will be given the opportunity to Produce and Direct their first long-form documentary. Clsoing date: 04 Sept.

12th August 2016

This year’s THIS WAY UP takes place in Glasgow in November, bringing together exhibitors from across the UK to explore new ideas, emerging audience trends and the future of cinema.

11th August 2016

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