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Funny Cow - new releases

Fri 20th Apr 2018 | New releases

'Comedy's no job for a woman, love… women just aren’t bloody funny’. In this week's feature film release from PG members, an ambitious woman daringly takes on men at their own game. Testing her mettle in Northern working men's clubs, we watch one…
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BRISTOL, Tuesday 17 April 2018: Bristol’s historic harbour and the iconic ship ‘Balmoral’ will grace the silver screen this weekend, with the UK release of British blockbuster The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society, the latest feature from…
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The Production team for Game of Thrones to be honoured at the British Academy Television Craft Awards on 22 April 2018. Actors John Bradley and Hannah Murray to accept award on behalf of the team. For the first time the awards will be livestreamed via…
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Sohonet’s Virtual Workstation Panel

Wed 18th Apr 2018 | Industry News

Award-Winning Visual Effects Studios Milk VFX and Electric Theatre Collective Join Sohonet’s Virtual Workstation Panel at FMX Conference 2018Sohonet, the global experts in connected cloud services for the media and entertainment industry, announced…
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BFI to champion women throughout June

Tue 17th Apr 2018 | Industry News

The BFI have announced the programme for June, which will – tying in with the Vote100 campaign – celebrate work by and about women. Major seasons will be dedicated to Agnes Varda and Ida Lupino, while Ava DuVernay will also have a dedicated focus.…
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The Titan - new releases

Fri 13th Apr 2018 | New releases

Ever wondered what NATO-sanctioned scientists might do in thirty years if the world was on the brink of certain and complete annihilation? Lennart Ruff's feature debut takes a look at this dystopian premise in a tale filled with mystery, conspiracies…
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Following the Department for Education (DFE) in England’s £2million investment in the future of the successful BFI Film Academy, 66 talented new graduates have premiered their work at a special Graduation ceremony at BFI Southbank to an audience of…
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Filming has begun in Liverpool on The War of the Worlds, a major adaptation by Peter Harness (Wallander, Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell) of H.G. Wells’ classic sci-fi title. This major new three-part drama is produced by Mammoth Screen for BBC One.Eleanor…
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The Film & Television Charity, the charity for everyone working in UK film, cinema and television, is announcing that its new Film & TV Support Line, providing confidential and independent support, 24/7 and free at the point of contact, goes…
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Ready Player One - new releases

Fri 6th Apr 2018 | New releases

It's the year 2045 - the place Columbus, Ohio. Stephen Spielberg takes us on a virtual reality adventure story set against a dystopian back drop. The only way out of the crumbling town? Keys to a hallowed virtual world which can be won by winning a series…
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London LGBTQ+ Film Festival – the UK’s leading LGBTQ+ film event, celebrates a hugely successful 32nd edition with an increase in industry and filmmaker delegate numbers.BFI Flare 2018 also saw a substantial increase in accreditation with 299 Industry…
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Joined up London regulation expands further

Wed 4th Apr 2018 | Affiliate news

Production Guild company affiliate FilmFixer’s London reach has grown by 182 square kilometres, with the addition of Hounslow and Barnet Councils, and Lee Valley Regional Park. This extends the company’s joined up film permitting service in all directions…
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The Production Guild of Great Britain represents the professional interests of film and television drama production management both within the UK and overseas. Our 1,000-strong membership work at all levels in: production office, production accounts,…
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A Wrinkle in Time - new releases

Thu 29th Mar 2018 | New releases

In this week's feature release from PG members, the 1962 novel by Madeleine L’Engle is re imagined on the big screen. This primary-coloured surreal children’s story stars Reese Witherspoon and Oprah Winfrey in a charming tale that embraces diversity…
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The BFI and the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) have announced two seasons dedicated to the critically acclaimed Argentine director Lucrecia Martel. The seasons, which are programmed in partnership and in parallel with one another, will take place…
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The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the nominations for its annual British Academy Television Craft Awards, honouring the very best behind-the-scenes talent working in television. This year’s ceremony will be held at The Brewery,…
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BAFTA new talent initiatives are open for applications

Fri 23rd Mar 2018 | Competitions and funding opportunities, Training

BAFTA have just opened applications for some BAFTA new talent initiatives that people working in film/games/TV apply for:Breakthrough Brits – for film/games/TV professionals who’ve had a ‘breakthrough’ year, year-long programme of tailored career…
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Tomb Raider - new releases

Thu 22nd Mar 2018 | New releases

In this week's feature release from PG members a very famous 19th century bunny rabbit is re imagined in part through the voice of James Corden, the fiercely independent daughter of an eccentric adventurer who was immortalised in iconic 90’s video…
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As the UK buckles up for Steven Spielberg’s new blockbuster Ready Player One, it’s well known that Birmingham saw lots of the filming. But London has to take a little credit to. Some huge scenes involving 500 cast and crew were shot around Ropemaker…
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Made in Dagenham studios preferred bidder revealed

Thu 22nd Mar 2018 | Industry News

The largest new film and media studios to be built in London for decades will be constructed and operated in Dagenham by Pacifica Ventures in partnership with Media Content Capital (MCC) it was announced today (22 March).Darren Rodwell, the Leader of…
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