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.
Thursday 13th June saw the launch of a new home for outsider art and maverick documentary film as producers Ashley Horner (Pinball Films) and Andy Jones (ScreenStation) went into partnership at Sheffield Doc/Fest.
I Am Nasrine, the feature debut of North East-based writer and director Tina Gharavi, has secured theatrical release in the UK.
Dedicated to getting cross-media projects off the ground, this two day finance market returns for another year with an open call for entries to The Pixel Pitch competition.
Peter Cowley and Matt Locke will be delivering the first two open workshops in Northern Film & Media's CREATEiNNOVATE initiative in Newcastle on 11 June. Intended for producers interested in exploring the commercial and creative potential of their feature film story worlds online, Peter Cowley's class will focus on 'Monetising Film Online', and Matt Locke's will address 'The ABC of Digital Storytelling'.
Featuring a keynote introduction from Peter Salmon, Director, BBC North, this Northern Film & Media and Royal Television Society event on Wed 22 May at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, will celebrate the North East's rich heritage of children's programme making and content creation.
Filmmakers: submit your applications for CREATEiNNOVATE before 30 April to be in with a chance of securing a place on NFM's new digital development programme.
Create Innovate application deadline approaches; Bypass shoots; Business Start-Up Workshops shceduled; and NFM's archive to be curated
An opportunity to update on digital marketing trends
Sleepworking, one of the short films funded through Northern Film and Media's innovative Shorted scheme, has recently scored a double success on the international stage.