News/Opportunities

Aesthetica Short Film Festival - Call for Entries

The 6th edition of the BAFTA Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival is now open for entries. ASFF is one of the UK’s leading short film festivals and most exciting cinematic events. Films 30 minutes’ long and under are accepted within all genres: advertising, animation, artists’ film, comedy, dance, documentary, drama, experimental, fashion, music video and thriller. Read more

Sheffield Doc/Fest & Just So Launch Short Film Fund 'Postcards'

The Just So Film Fund is a film fund created to support the next generation of filmmakers and champion creativity within short form documentary. Read more 

 

 

Interview: Lizzie Oxby

We chatted to Lizzie about her RISE journey, being a female in a male dominated industry and her creative identity. Read more

Flatpack Film Festival Open For Submissions

Flatpack Film Festival is open for short film submissions for its tenth year. Read more

The Pulse BRITDOC Gensis Fund Open For Applications

The Pulse BRITDOC Genesis Fund is an international film fund supporting the inception of long form feature documentaries driven by imaginative and innovative storytelling. Read more

Free Industry Day for Filmmakers at Leeds International Film Festival (14 Nov)

Take part in a free industry day as part of Leeds International Film Festival. Use the latest film equipment, hear from filmmakers and programmers about how to get your film on the big screen, and learn how crowdfunding is changing the creative industries. Read more

The Production Guild - Post Production Co-ordinator Training

A one week intensive course from The Production Guild designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to make the move to Post Production Co-ordinator and build a long term career in the UK film industry. Read more

Sheffield Doc Fest Producers School Open For Submissions

Sheffield Doc/Fest Future Producer School is now open for applications. Read more

Sundance Institute Short Film Challenge

What's Next? Project 1324 and Sundance Institute are calling upon emerging filmmakers around the world to take on this question in a short film challenge. Read more.

Baumi Script Development Award Open For Entries

The Baumi Script Development Award is open to international screenwriters with a treatment written in English. To be eligible for the Award, applicants must submit with a production company or must already have had at least one of their scripts filmed. Read more

TFI Sloan Filmmaker Fund

The TFI Sloan Filmmaker Fund provides grants and professional guidance in support of innovative and compelling scripted narrative features or series that offer a fresh take on scientific, mathematic and technological themes. Read more

Wired Women: a day of discussion on filmmaking craft

Imagine a film industry where women have the dominant voice. The day’s events look to redress the balance. Read more.

Filmonomics Open For Applications

Birds Eye View’s highly acclaimed flagship film-business training programme Filmonomics will return in January 2016. Read more

Jameson First Shot Open For Entries

Jameson First Shot offers three writer-directors the chance to make a short film with Trigger Street Productions. Read more 

TriForce Short Film Festival Open for Submissions

TriForce Short Film Festival Open for Submissions. Read more

 

Underwire Screenwriting Competition Open for Entries

Screenwriritng competition launched by Underwire Festival.  Read more

POW Fest open for Submissions

The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest) places a spotlight on women directors by showcasing their work and strengthening the community of women in film. Read more

The Yale Film Colloquium seeks submissions for BAD GIRLS season

The Yale Film Colloquium seeks short film submissions by female filmmakers for their forthcoming BAD GIRLS season. Read more.

List of Grants for Women Filmmakers

Hollywomen have published an extensive list of grnats for women in the film industry  Read more.

Raising Films launches crowdfunding Campaign

Raising Films, a UK-based initiative that aims to provide advice to parents attempting to juggle family with a career in the film business, has launched a crowdfunding campaign.  Read more.

London Short Film Festival Submissions Open

London Short Film Festival are accepting submissions for their 13th festival (8 - 17 Jan 2016). Read more

Nominations for the 2015 WFTV Awards are now open!

It's very simple to submit a nomination for this years awards.  Read more 

Current Grants for Filmmakers

One for the information (and cash) hungry: a list of grants currently available to filmmakers from the redoubtable No Film School blog

Women in Television - a Policy-UK Forum

A Policy-UK Forum event offering an opportunity to examine the emerging issues and challenges to supporting on-screen and off-screen female talent in the television industry