Digital Bridge Worshop

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

Congratulations to children’s dramas Wolfblood and The Dumping Ground, both shot on location in the North East of England, which have secured a raft of nominations for this year’s prestigious British Academy Children's Awards, run by The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta).

30th October 2013
Spatulahead, Lesley Ann Rose

Northern Film & Media, Channel 4 and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art commissioned 10 artists and filmmakers for Channel 4’s renowned Random Acts strand. To celebrate their completion and in the lead up to broadcast, due Autumn 2013, the ten films will be premiered at BALTIC from 28 October – 17 November 2013 with an additional programme of supporting talks and presentations.

28th October 2013
How to Choose_Cecilia Stenbom

Northern Film & Media in partnership with BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art are looking for two talented artists with a background in moving image and/or photography practice to take part in a unique film development programme designed to nurture bold new voices in narrative film.

16th October 2013

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
Credit: BAFTA/Jessie Craig

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

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