NFM Academy aims to increase the North East's TV and film crew base by creating trainee opportunities with production

An intensive year long development programme for female writer-directors based in the UK


First trainees start work on ITV’s Beowulf epic, with BBC placements to follow

Launch event on Thurs 02 July

Aimed primarily at early-career directors and writer-directors, this event will reveal the insights of some of the UK’s leading agents.

Wednesday 8th July, 11.30am 2015

Join filmmaker and artist Sarah Turner for a screening of her moving image work plus Q&A with Rebecca Shatwell.

Wednesday 8th July, 7.00pm 2015

A one day accelerator Bootcamp designed to help you find out more about working in film and TV production and how to become a trainee with NFM Academy

Wednesday 15th July, 10.00am 2015

Find out more about NFM's delegation at Sheffield Doc/Fest, representing North East talent

The new health and safety course from BECTU – the media and entertainment union – run in the North East in association with Northern Film & Media

Thursday 3rd September, 9.00am 2015

Second Sun is a new, informal group, for screenwriters and filmmakers interested in meeting writers.

Next meeting: Sunday 12 July

Writers and directors from across the UK are invited to consider applying to Film London’s Microwave initiative, which is now open for applications

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