Huge congratulations to Isabelle Sieb, participant in the first edition of our RISE initiative for women writer-directors, for winning the Chris Collins Best of British Live Action Award at the Encounters Film Festival

30th September 2016

Star and Shadow Cinema have launched a reward-laden crowdfunding campaign to help raise £50,000 to build a bigger, better, community cinema and arts space in Newcastle

30th September 2016

This year’s RTS North East & The Border Centre Keynote Lecture with Kevin Roberts, former executive chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi, has been postponed until further notice

19th September 2016

Future&Co. Films is looking for North East based editors, to fill both freelance and staff positions within their award winning production company.

13th September 2016

TalentLab 2016 is a unique creative talent development network aimed at the UK’s emerging and established culturally diverse filmmakers, writers, creative producers, and artists 

9th September 2016

Harriet Lawrence (SUFFRAGETTE, DOWNTON ABBEY) will deliver two workshops: a half-day introduction for those right at the start of their careers, and a more advanced 'Stepping Up' day for those with some professional experience. 

2nd September 2016

Northern Film and Media’s second annual FILM CLUB programme will offer events and peer-to-peer networking for artist filmmakers through the rest of 2016 and into early 2017

31st August 2016

Entries are now being taken for the RTS North East and the Border Centre Awards 2017 ahead of the ceremony next February

22nd August 2016

The C21 Drama Series Script Competition, in partnership with eOne Entertainment, is looking for an outstanding pilot for a one-hour drama series from a fresh writer or writing team. Deadline: 13 October.

12th August 2016

Second Sun screenwriters group meets from 2-5pm on the second Sunday of each month at The Telegraph in central Newcastle. It offers an opportunity for like-minded folk to share news, tips and companionship.

12th August 2016

The BBC is looking for the next generation of documentary film makers. Six candidates will be given the opportunity to Produce and Direct their first long-form documentary. Clsoing date: 04 Sept.

12th August 2016

This year’s THIS WAY UP takes place in Glasgow in November, bringing together exhibitors from across the UK to explore new ideas, emerging audience trends and the future of cinema.

11th August 2016

European Short Pitch is an initiative aimed at promoting the European coproduction of short films. It combines a scriptwriting workshop in residency and a coproduction forum. Deadline: 30th Sept.

8th August 2016

The Cutting Edge Directors Scheme is a series of eight industry-led sessions designed to give experienced documentary makers the skills to find their voice and the chance to make a Cutting Edge film. Deadline: Friday 9th Sept.

4th August 2016

LoopdeLoop is an animation challenge. Animators from around the world create looping animations based on a given topic and submit them to www.loopdeloop.org.

26th July 2016

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