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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Northern Film & Media has grown its Board with the addition of a leading film producer and culture tsar.
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.
Susie Wright (Media Project Manager, Creative Diversity, Channel 4), will be delivering a briefing at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead on Thursday 18 July
Dave Eccles from Numiko will work with the participants to apply an audience centric approach to planning multiplatform projects.
Academy Award nominee Mike Figgis, the groundbreaking director behind Leaving Las Vegas and Timecode, joins the Tyneside Cinema for a special screening of his latest film, an intriguing tribute to film noir that delightfully plays with the conventions of filmmaking.