European Short Pitch is an initiative aimed at promoting the European coproduction of short films. It combines a scriptwriting workshop in residency and a coproduction forum. Deadline: 30th Sept.

8th August 2016

The Cutting Edge Directors Scheme is a series of eight industry-led sessions designed to give experienced documentary makers the skills to find their voice and the chance to make a Cutting Edge film. Deadline: Friday 9th Sept.

4th August 2016

LoopdeLoop is an animation challenge. Animators from around the world create looping animations based on a given topic and submit them to

26th July 2016

4 x £10k script development awards plus 6 months of high level industry support are available through this new programme, from The Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund in partnership with Big Talk Productions and LOCO

25th July 2016

This scheme funds early stage ideas for TV, radio, games and film projects inspired by biomedical science and its impact on our lives.

18th July 2016

The programme for the 2016 Whitley Bay Film Festival has been announced.

11th July 2016

The WFTV Mentoring Scheme is designed for women who have more than 5 years experience working in TV, film or digital production. Applications welcome from anyone working in editorial, craft or business roles in any genre. 


5th July 2016

Third Films have launched a Crowdfunding campaign to aid the distribution of Light Years in the UK this Autumn.

4th July 2016

The BFI are calling on filmmakers and others across the industry value chain to help shape their next five-year plan

1st July 2016

The second Sunderland Shorts Film Festival features director Q&A’s, films from partner festival DC Shorts including Oscar winner THE STUTTERER, and professional development workshops on The Art of Steadicam and Bullet-Time Photography

1st July 2016

Meet director Joe Stephenson for a special screening of his critically acclaimed film, Chicken.

29th June 2016

Candle and Bell's Short Film Night returns in July with a special programme from Creative England's series of films called Funny Girls.

29th June 2016

Raising Films started a conversation about the challenges faced by parents and carers working in film and television, see the results of the survey here.

28th June 2016

Talent development programme providing financial assistance of between £1000 and £5000 to individuals working behind the scenes in the Film and TV industries.

28th June 2016

Crowdfunder are giving away £5,000 to the filmmaker that attracts the biggest audience through The Film Crowd.

28th June 2016

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