In a concerted effort to promote a more inclusive and diverse British film and television industry, the National Film and Television School (NFTS) announces the launch of an exceptional new UK writers development programme, in partnership with Left Bank Pictures. Kicking off from March 2024, the newly formed NFTS Diverse Writers Development Programme will select … Read more
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London Film School announces that Chris Auty is to be the new director of the LFS from November this year. Chris has been a senior head of department at the National Film and Television School for the past ten years where, apart from his role as Head of Producing and supervising the development / production … Read more
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A pioneering industry-led initiative aimed at connecting Bristol’s future creatives with the local TV and Film sector is being launched next week; funded by ScreenSkills’ High-end TV (HETV) Skills Fund and delivered by Gritty Talent. The HETV Careers Schools Roadshow is for key stage 3 pupils (aged 11-14) to help them learn about the breadth … Read more
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MetFilm School awards a full scholarship for the professional advancement of female filmmakers. Every year they offer scholarships, covering the full course fees on one of their BA or MA degree courses. The specialist film school has campuses in London, Leeds and Berlin. The Voices That Matter Scholarship – Women in the Screen Industries, was … Read more
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Leading conservation charity Wildscreen has announced the return of their renowned and much-loved platform Wildscreen ARK, the world’s biggest online nature education hub, which will launch in early 2024. Wildscreen ARK provides young people, who have a pivotal role in our response to the biodiversity and climate crises, with the resources to grow their knowledge … Read more
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The Devon-born cinematographer behind some of the most acclaimed movies of all time has been celebrated alongside the achievements of more than 6,600 graduates at the University of Plymouth’s 2023 graduation ceremonies. Sir Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC is one of the greatest, most respected and influential cinematographers of all time. He has received 16 … Read more
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Based at the state-of-the-art Martin Scorsese Virtual Production Center at Industry City, the one-year advanced degree program debuts in the Fall of 2024. Professor Michael Carmine working with film students on cinematography techniques. The new degree will allow students to film in multiple locations with different lighting setups on one virtual production stage. (Photo courtesy … Read more
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Film London has named Babak Jani as Head of Skills, to oversee the screen agency’s skills initiatives, including the new Metro London Skills Cluster. Funded by the BFI National Lottery funding for skills, the Cluster will be dedicated to supporting the development of a skills pipeline for the screen industries including film, TV, games and animation … Read more
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Pixotope, the leading software platform for end-to-end realtime virtual production solutions, announces that Husson University has joined the Pixotope Education Program, the company’s educational and community-building initiative designed to help enable the next generation of virtual production talent. As the first U.S.-based education program partner, the addition of Husson marks the program’s expansion across the Atlantic, further … Read more
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Women in Film and Television UK (WFTV) announces that it is accepting applications for its prestigious 2024 WFTV Four Nations Mentoring Scheme now via www.wftv.org.uk/mentoring until 5pm on Monday 11 September 2023. WFTV is looking for 41 mentees for next year’s scheme – 20 from England and 7 each from Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland … Read more
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