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Stan & Ollie, the highly anticipated new biopic starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as the legendary movie comedy duo Laurel & Hardy, opens in UK cinemas this week after filming in Bristol last year, supported by Bristol Film Office.Bristol’s…
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In this week's feature film releases from PG members, one of the most iconic duos in entertainment have managed to get themselves into another fine mess. At a low point professionally and needing money, they took on a British tour. They say…
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Congratulations to all of our members who work has been nominated at this year's EE British Academy Film Awards.The Favourite is nominated in 12 categories. Bohemian Rhapsody, First Man, Roma and A Star Is Born each have seven nominations; Vice…
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The first major Hollywood ceremony of this year's awards season - 76th Golden Globe - has taken place in Los Angeles. Congratulations to all of our members whose work was celebrated. The Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody took home the trophy…
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2019 kicks off with Idris Elba making his long-awaited return in the award-winning Luther, while BBC One fan favourites Call The Midwife and Silent Witness also return this January.The Missing writers are soon to bring to screens thrilling new drama…
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Production Guild company partner Take 2, a supplier of top-tier digital and film camera equipment, is proud to have supported Cinematographer Laurie Rose BSC on the production of Stan & Ollie. Directed by Jon S. Baird from a screenplay by Jeff Pope,…
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BFDG Awards 2018 nominees announced

Thu 3rd Jan 2019 | Award ceremonies

The nominees for the British Film Designers Guild Awards 2018 have been announced. The winners will be announced at the awards gala taking place on Saturday 9 February at the Royal Horseguards Hotel, Whitehall London. The finalists are:SPOTLIGHTING NEW…
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Mary Poppins Returns - new releases from PG members

Fri 14th Dec 2018 | New releases

In this week's feature film releases from PG members, the most practically perfect nanny returns to deliver spoonfuls of sugar, in the most delightful way. Taking a slightly darker turn, Henri Charriere forms an unlikely relationship with fellow inmate…
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BBC and Directors UK announce training scheme

Fri 14th Dec 2018 | Industry News, Training

BBC Drama and Directors UK are delighted to announce that the Continuing Drama New Directors’ Training Scheme is to run again, for a fourth year. Following the success of this collaboration since its inception in 2015, this year will see nine drama…
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The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has revealed its new intake of BAFTA members for 2018. The 386 new members span the film, games and television industries across 11 countries and include high profile acting talent, recent BAFTA…
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BlueBolt founders win WFTV Barclays Award for Business

Tue 11th Dec 2018 | Affiliate news

Lucy Ainsworth-Taylor and Angela Barson have won the 2018 Barclays Business Award at this year’s Women in Film and TV awards at the London Hilton. This prestigious award is given to visionary females whose business acumen impressed the judging panel.…
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After debuting with sink-estate gothic The Disappeared, British director Johnny Kevorkian seemed to vanish himself – but now he has reappeared with a new foray into paranoia and unease, this time set firmly in middle-class suburbia. Await Further…
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The BFI have announced that the redevelopment of the riverfront side of BFI Southbank, the BFI’s flagship venue on London’s South Bank, has been completed and is now, following a soft launch, open to the public. The redevelopment of BFI Riverfront…
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The Prince of Wales toured the building with BFI Chair Josh Berger and BFI CEO Amanda Nevill, and was the first VIP guest to the newly developed BFI Riverfront (see attached announcement) where he met film talent including Ruth Wilson, Tom Hiddleston,…
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The third and final series of Arctic thriller Fortitude, starring Richard Dormer and Dennis Quaid, begins on Sky Atlantic this week (6th December), after basing UK production at The Bottle Yard Studios in Bristol earlier this year.The new four-part mini-series…
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BIFA winners announced

Wed 5th Dec 2018 | Award ceremonies

The Favourite won a record ten awards at the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) held at Old Billingsgate. The film won Best British Independent Film, Best Director sponsored by Broadsword Event House and Best Screenplay sponsored by BBC Films. Olivia…
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Screen Yorkshire in association with ScreenSkills has announced a new recruitment drive for its film industry training programme ‘Boot Camp’. The tried and tested formula gives individuals at the start of their careers a thorough understanding of…
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Film and Television Charity appoints two trustees

Fri 30th Nov 2018 | Industry News

The Film & Television Charity, supporting people at every stage of their careers in the film, cinema and TV industries, has today announced two key appointments to its Board of Trustees: Melanie Tansey, currently HR Director of media organisation…
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The Production Guild partners with Edge Hill University

Thu 29th Nov 2018 | Affiliate news

The Production Guild of Great Britain is pleased to announce its first University partnership with Ormskirk’s Edge Hill University, as part of its ongoing work to channel new talent into UK film and TV drama production offices. Edge Hill University’s…
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Disobedience - new releases from PG members

Thu 29th Nov 2018 | New releases

In this week's feature film releases from Production Guild members, the English language debut from Chilean director Sebastián Lelio tales the tale of a woman returning home to the Orthodox Jewish community of north London. Elsewhere, it might…
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