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MEDIA support for training providers in

A total of 51 training providers across Europe received grants totalling over €7 million from the MEDIA sub-programme in the latest funding round. Three UK-based training courses continued to receive …

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New Minister to fight for creative

New Minister vows to fight for creative and digital industries but says they must be held to a ‘higher standard’ than the rest of the private sector on diversity The …

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Save the date: MITA & Into

MITA and Into Film are hosting a free training day on Saturday 24 September in Manchester (travel bursaries available) which will provide information on MITA’s new Code of Practice and …

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BECTU critical of Project Diamond

BECTU has condemned what it sees as the broadcasters’ inadequate response to its proposals for greater transparency with the Project Diamond equality monitoring initiative. The union had previously threatened to …

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Film Hub Wales publishes audit of

Film Hub Wales has launched a report mapping youth film festival activity primarily in Wales, but with additional data on the wider UK and Europe. The report found that after …

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Culture sub-programme deadlines postponed

The deadlines for the next funding calls for Creative Europe’s Culture sub-programme are expected to be postponed. The affected funding streams include Cooperation Projects, European Networks and European Platforms, all …

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Welsh talent scheme returns

Ffilm Cymru Wales’ micro-budget filmmaking scheme, Cinematic, is set to return following a successful first outing. Launched in 2013, the scheme supports emerging filmmakers through intensive training, development and project …

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Brexit and the creative industries

The Creative Industries Council (CIC) has set up a working group to examine the impact of Brexit on the UK’s creative sectors. The group will be headed Pact chief executive, …

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New NFTS schemes aim to boost

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) it to launch a range of initiatives aimed at increasing the number of women working professionally in screen directing. Three schemes were announced …

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BFI 2022 online consultation

The BFI’s online consultation on the development of its next five-year strategy (2017-2022) is now open. The organisation is keen to hear views from as many people as possible about …

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UK creative industries will vote to

A recent survey of Creative Industries Federation members has shown overwhelming support for the UK remaining in the European Union. The poll showed more than 96% of respondents favoured Remain, …

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BFI 2022 consultation roadshow events

The BFI will launch its series of roadshow events in Edinburgh this week. The events are part of the organisation’s UK-wide consultation on the development of its next five-year strategy …

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New training fund for high-end drama

Creative Skillset has launched a new fund for high-end drama productions, which can be used to support one or more people (up to £20,000) on the production across any department. …

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UK cultural and creative organisations awarded

UK-based organisations received a total of 2.6 million euros in direct grants from Creative Europe’s Culture sub-programme Cooperation Projects scheme to undertake international projects in the latest funding round. Over …

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Code of Good Practice to underpin

MITA is consulting on a sector standard Code of Good Practice for youth training providers that will help teachers, youth workers and others engage with film practitioners. We are also …

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BFI to launch consultation on next

The BFI’s current plan Film Forever comes to an end in March 2017. Throughout the summer it will be consulting UK-wide to feed into the development of its next five-year …

MITA member unveils new website to

MITA member Pocket Projects, which celebrates 10 years of work in youth media this year, has launched a new website featuring new reels, films, client testimonials and brand new services. …

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Film education study in Wales echoes

A report on film education activity in Wales, commissioned by Ffilm Cymru Wales and Film Hub Wales, is now available to download online. Making, Watching and Understanding – an Audit …