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The Sean Connery Talent Lab announces first participants

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 The post The Sean Connery Talent Lab announces first participants appeared first on British Cinematographer.

NFTS hosts talent from Ghetto Film School for week of hands on learning

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 The post NFTS hosts talent from Ghetto Film School for week of hands on learning appeared first on British Cinematographer.

Distortion Studios opens brand new virtual production studio in Bristol

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 The post Distortion Studios opens brand new virtual production studio in Bristol appeared first on British Cinematographer.

BIMM University invests £2.1m into Birmingham campus extension

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 The post BIMM University invests £2.1m into Birmingham campus extension appeared first on British Cinematographer.

NFTS launch new post production pathway

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 The post NFTS launch new post production pathway appeared first on British Cinematographer.

NFTS Leeds introduces new intimacy coordination training programme

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 The post NFTS Leeds introduces new intimacy coordination training programme appeared first on British Cinematographer.

LAMDA and RD Studios announce new 48-hour film competition

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 The post LAMDA and RD Studios announce new 48-hour film competition appeared first on British Cinematographer.

Film Independent selects six fellows for third annual Amplifier Fellowship

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 The post Film Independent selects six fellows for third annual Amplifier Fellowship appeared first on British Cinematographer.

University of Salford to showcase virtual production method for filmmaking

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 The post University of Salford to showcase virtual production method for filmmaking appeared first on British Cinematographer.

Applications now open for the CHANEL X BIFF Asian Film Academy 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 The post Applications now open for the CHANEL X BIFF Asian Film Academy 2024 appeared first on British Cinematographer.