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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Film Independent selects six fellows for third annual Amplifier Fellowship

By Oli Parry | March 18, 2024

Film Independent announced the six Fellows and their projects selected for its Amplifier Fellowship, a program that provides direct support to emerging and mid-career Black or African American filmmakers. The 2024 Film Independent Amplifier Fellowship is supported by founding sponsor Netflix and its Fund for Creative Equity. The studio is behind acclaimed projects such as … Read more
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University of Salford to showcase virtual production method for filmmaking

By Oli Parry | March 13, 2024

The University of Salford is hosting a film production company this April as they pilot a new experimental way of making films with cutting edge technology at a lower cost. Grey Moth will be working at our MediaCity campus as they trial their new approach of a more affordable way for filmmakers to use virtual … Read more
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Applications now open for the CHANEL X BIFF Asian Film Academy 2024

By Oli Parry | March 7, 2024

The 2024 edition of the CHANEL X BIFF Asian Film Academy, a pioneering training scheme dedicated to discovering and developing the next generation of Asian filmmakers, is now open for applications. Chanel has been a patron of the arts for more than 100 years. Extending this commitment into the next generation, this partnership with the … Read more
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Steve Conway: How do I start filmmaking with no experience?

By Oli Parry | March 1, 2024

Embarking in filmmaking without prior experience might seem daunting, but it is an exhilarating path I have embraced as a self-taught filmmaker. Here, I will explore the area more, drawing from my own experiences along the way. So, if you have ever wondered how to dive into filmmaking with no prior experience, this could be … Read more
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NFTS celebrates class of ’24 and double BAFTA winning glory

By Oli Parry | February 26, 2024

The National Film and Television School’s (NFTS) annual Graduate Showcase, proudly supported by BBC Studios, is a celebration of the past 12 months of student made productions. This year’s Showcase took on extra significance with the remarkable double triumph at Sunday’s BAFTA ceremony for two outstanding NFTS films – fiction short Jellyfish and Lobster and animation Crab Day, both crafted by 2023’s cohort … Read more
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Warner Bros. Discovey’s CrewHQ opens applications for trainee programme

By Oli Parry | February 21, 2024

Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden (WBSL) announced that applications are now open for CrewHQ’s new trainee programme. Designed to support new entrants with a pathway into film and TV production, training will be delivered by industry experts on-site at WBSL, the home of blockbuster movies such as Barbie, Wonka and The Batman.The programme is an opportunity for entry … Read more
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The ultimate training ground: The Steadicam Gold Workshop

By Oli Parry | February 8, 2024

The Steadicam Gold Workshops are highly regarded the world over for many reasons but none more so than the stellar line up of instructors provided. The instructors for the UK Gold workshop held in Bicester towards the end of last year included Paul Edwards, Jason Ewart, Roger Tooley, and Martyn Porter, who between them have … Read more
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