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
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.