Congratulations to Newcastle-based producer Jack Tarling, who has been selected for a place on the prestigious SOS (Save Our Scripts) development programme run by producers’ collective The Bureau.
Connect/Exchange is a national exchange initiative for six artists with a moving image, digital or screen-based practice. It will provide six artists with three weeks’ time and space to undertake initial research and development for a new work or project, connect and exchange ideas with artists and curators in other regions, expand professional networks and present practice to the public via an artist's talk or screening.
Newcastle legend Keith Crombie is to be the focus of a new documentary, The Jazz Man, from North East producer/director Abi Lewis of Agogo Films.
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.
Leading feature film script editor Kate Leys will be delivering a 2 hour session on story and script development aimed at filmmakers and artists interested in developing compelling short and feature length scripts.
Producer Samm Haillay will lead a round table session giving an overview of current film industry trends. He will cover who the major players in UK and internationally are, finance and networking strategies, and film festivals and markets (which ones to attend and why). He will also talk about his work with artists, and the cross over between artist film and traditional film production.
We collaborate with a range of industry partners to provide structured development opportunities and bespoke mentoring for writers, directors, artists and crew responding to the needs of the sector across film, TV and digital media.
We design and deliver a range of creative projects in partnership with key cultural organisations across the UK. Through these ambitious collaborations we provide commissions for creative talent and engaging experiences for audiences.
Our awarding winning Production Service provides information on locations, crew, facilities, local and regional contacts, and accommodation - all designed to save film companies time, money and anxiety.