Over 100 of the North East’s industry professionals – many of them established and aspiring cinematographers – gathered for a Digital Cinematography Camera Showcase at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead last night.

15th October 2013

Filmed over 18 months, Addicted to Sheep is director Magali Pettier’s intimate portrait of a year in the life of a tenant farming family who live 1300 feet above sea level in the North-East of England.

14th October 2013

More than 150 Tyneside youngsters were given a sneak preview of their favourite TV show, Wolfblood, at a special screening in Gateshead on Saturday 05 October

10th October 2013

Newcastle-based film producer Ed Barratt of Hook Pictures has won recognition from the prestigious British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). Barratt, whose first feature film The Rise is released on DVD and Blu-Ray on 30 September, has been recognised as a BAFTA Breakthrough Brit by a jury of industry experts.

27th September 2013

Applications are invited for Royal Television Society North East & The Border Centre 2013 Awards, which will be made at a showcase event at the Newcastle Gateshead Hilton on 01 March 2014.

26th September 2013

Academy Award nominee Mike Figgis met with North East filmmaking talent ahead of a special Q&A screening of his latest film, Suspension of Disbelief (2013), at the Tyneside Cinema.


25th September 2013

Digital Innovation Contest - Games, run by IC tomorrow, are offering up to five businesses up to £25,000 (excluding VAT) each in funding for the development of innovative commercial prototypes.

24th September 2013

The Technology Strategy Board will be running briefing events across the UK jointly promoting two new collaborative research & development funding competitions worth £17.5M for the digital and creative industries opening in September 2013.

23rd September 2013

NFM funded Science Fiction thriller ‘Sleepworking’ from writer and director Gavin Williams has picked up two awards at the Festival du Film Merveilleux et Imaginaire in Paris.

18th September 2013

The Berwick Film and Media Festival is underway and this years’ theme is North by Northeast, celebrating North East England and Scotland’s connections to Northern Europe and to the North Sea.

1st September 2013

This £1million pot is available in the form of interest free loans of between £60,000 and £100,000 to SMEs who are looking to develop new software, applications and content

2nd August 2013

Northern Film & Media, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and Channel 4 are pleased to announce the ten artists and filmmakers who have been commissioned to make a slate of ten short films for Channel 4's Random Acts series.

23rd July 2013

Northern Film & Media has grown its Board with the addition of a leading film producer and culture tsar.

8th July 2013

Northern Film and Media are pleased to announce the launch of a new script and project surgery, providing industry led advice and support to filmmakers and writers.

3rd July 2013

Northern Film & Media announce new ERDF-backed funds for company development

3rd July 2013

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