CVP and Canon announce 2024 Stories In Motion Young Filmmakers Awards winners

By Oli Parry | April 26, 2024

CVP and Canon UK & Ireland announce the winning projects for the prestigious Stories in Motion Young Filmmakers Awards. The awards have been established to encourage and promote the creative talent of emerging filmmakers – aged from 18 to 25 years old – to recognise the best short films produced by the most exciting new … Read more
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London Film School scores unique success at Cannes Film Festival 2024

By Oli Parry | April 25, 2024

The unprecedented selection of three LFS student films over three consecutive years marks a unique achievement in the history of film schools at the Cannes Film Festival. This year’s film, Praeis from Lithuanian director, Dovydas Drakšas features in La Cinef (formerly known as Cinéfondation), created in 1998 in a bid to discover new young international cinematographic talent, with only 15-20 short films … Read more
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Climate Spring’s The Hot House development lab returns

By Oli Parry | April 22, 2024

Climate Spring announces the return of its The Hot House development lab for scripted long-form TV and feature film projects. Following a hugely successful 2023 run with nearly 500 submissions, this year’s lab spotlights ‘stories of the climate transition’, incentivising screenwriters to craft engaging and relatable climate stories set in a near future without fossil … Read more
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The Sean Connery Talent Lab announces first participants

By Oli Parry | April 12, 2024

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) and the Sean Connery Foundation announce the first intake of 26 emerging filmmakers who will join the prestigious Sean Connery Talent Lab, set to begin later this month in Leith, Edinburgh. In an exciting development, the Talent Lab is also proud to welcome Prime Video as its newest … Read more
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NFTS hosts talent from Ghetto Film School for week of hands on learning

By Oli Parry | April 8, 2024

Europe’s top film school, the National Film and Television School (NFTS) teamed up last week with Ghetto Film School, an award-winning storytelling charity, to offer world-class, hands-on teaching for 18  young Londoners. The young storytellers from Ghetto Film School, who come from a range of backgrounds, including those less commonly found within the media and film industries, had access … Read more
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Distortion Studios opens brand new virtual production studio in Bristol

By Oli Parry | April 5, 2024

Award-winning visual content production company Distortion Studios has acquired and fitted out brand new studios in Bristol, the current UNESCO City of Film. The (200m2) studios will enable producers across all disciplines – television, film, advertising, music, corporate and events – to create original IP utilising the cutting-edge technology of Virtual Production and the power … Read more
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BIMM University invests £2.1m into Birmingham campus extension

By Oli Parry | April 4, 2024

BIMM University share the expansion of their Performers College and Screen and Film School, situated in their Birmingham campus in Digbeth. Both will benefit from a huge £2.1 million investment, providing students with state-of-the-art resources and opportunities for their academic and artistic pursuits. BIMM University, a leading institution for creative arts education, has made a … Read more
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NFTS launch new post production pathway

By Oli Parry | March 27, 2024

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) announce the launch of a new 14-week, part-time Post Production Coordination Certificate, designed to target new entrants keen to land post production assistant and coordinator roles. Delivered in partnership with Warner Bros. Discovery Access, Netflix and Prime Video, the blended-learning certificate will take entry-level participants all the way through the production process, … Read more
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NFTS Leeds introduces new intimacy coordination training programme

By Oli Parry | March 19, 2024

NFTS Leeds introduce a pioneering new Certificate in Intimacy Coordination for Film and TV. This intensive six-month course is designed to cater to the growing demands of the UK’s entertainment industry. The curriculum, developed in collaboration with seasoned Intimacy Coordinators from the UK, Spain, and the US and under the advisory of BECTU’s Intimacy Coordinator … Read more
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LAMDA and RD Studios announce new 48-hour film competition

By Oli Parry | March 19, 2024

LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) is partnering with pioneering production company RD Studios to launch a new filmmaking competition called the LAMDA x RD Studios 48-Hour Film Festival. The competition will provide a platform for emerging talent to create a short film, with the chance to have it reviewed by a panel … Read more
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