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Milk Visual Effects, the four-year-old U.K.-based company behind the VFX of Oscar-winning Ex Machina and Emmy champ Sherlock, is getting ready to grow.BGF (Business Growth Fund) has invested an initial £2 million (roughly $2.5 million) in Milk, and…
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Transformers - new releases

Fri 23rd Jun 2017 | New releases

In this week's feature releases from PG members, Humans and Transformers are at war in Michael Bay's fifth movie in the Transformers film franchise. Starring Mark Wahlberg and Sir Anthony Hopkins, Transformers: The Last Knight is this week's feature…
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Crystal Maze made at The Bottle Yard Studios

Thu 22nd Jun 2017 | Affiliate news

Devoted fans of The Crystal Maze are in for a treat this weekend as a brand new series of the show kicks off on Friday night on Channel 4, after being made at Production Guild affiliate The Bottle Yard Studios in Bristol. The new purpose-built maze spanning…
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Screen Yorkshire has released new figures that reveal that the growth of Yorkshire & Humber’s film and TV industries has outstripped that of every other part of the UK, including London and the South East. The figures show that between 2009-2015,…
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Film London has just opened applications for its short film schemes London Calling and London Calling Plus, which provide a career-changing opportunity for new and emerging London-based filmmakers. We are working to get the word out about our call for…
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August at The BFI Southbank

Tue 20th Jun 2017 | Industry News

August is set to be another packed month at BFI Southbank, with a wide range of seasons for audiences to choose from. Marking his centenary year, August sees the first part of a two month season dedicated to the truly original French filmmaker JEAN-PIERRE…
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Gary Stone, Ealing Studios manager to retire

Mon 19th Jun 2017 | Affiliate news

After 10 years as Studio Manager of Ealing Studios, Gary Stone has decided to retire. Charlie Fremantle, who joins Ealing from West London Film Studios, will take over. Gary Stone started work as a Studio Assistant at Lee International Studios in 1977…
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Sargent Disc Wins World Class Information Security Recognition

Fri 16th Jun 2017 | Business partner news

Company Awarded ISO 27001 CertificationSargent Disc, the leading UK provider of payroll, production accounting and production management software to the entertainment industries, has been awarded ISO 27001 certification, the internationally recognised…
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Call-out opens for London based schemes

Fri 16th Jun 2017 | Affiliate news

Production Guild company affiliate Film London is pleased to open the call for applications for its successful short film schemes, London Calling and London Calling Plus. The schemes seek to identify new and emerging talent from across the UK capital…
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EIFF announces details of Youth Hub 2017

Fri 16th Jun 2017 | Industry News

Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has today announced details of EIFF Youth Hub 2017. Taking place from 23-26 June, EIFF Youth Hub will see young people from across the UK converge on Edinburgh for the Festival’s free programme of filmmaker…
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Churchill - new releases

Fri 16th Jun 2017 | New releases

In this week's new feature film releases from PG members Churchill, scripted by historian and author Alex Von Tunzelmann and directed by Jonathan Teplitzky, explores Sir Winston Churchill’s private agony on the Normandy invasion of 1944.In television, Poldark,…
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Series 3 of Poldark begins on BBC One on Sunday night, after the epic Cornish saga filmed at PG company affiliate, The Bottle Yard Studios and across Bristol last year.Mammoth Screen has based production at the Studios since Poldark’s first series…
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Take 2 joins The Production Guild

Fri 9th Jun 2017 | Affiliate news

We are delighted to announce that Take 2 has joined the Production Guild as a company affiliate. Take 2 is a leading supplier of professional digital and motion picture equipment within the film and tv industry.Since its inception in 1999,…
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Poldark, My Cousin Rachel - New releases

Thu 8th Jun 2017 | New releases

In this week's new feature film releases from PG members, Roger Michell delivers a dark psychological drama inspired by Daphne du Maurier's classic 1951 novel, we are transported to Egypt for a classic chiller about a revived corpse and the life story…
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Pinewood host alternative election night

Wed 7th Jun 2017 | Business partner news

Channel 4’s Alternative Election Night will be broadcast live from Pinewood TV Studios this Thursday 8th June from 21:00 – 06:00. Produced by Zeppotron, Jeremy Paxman David Mitchell and Richard Osman are hosting and the show will also feature Channel…
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Alex Mahon to become C4 Chief Exec

Wed 7th Jun 2017 | Broadcaster, Industry News

The Channel 4 Board have announced the appointment of Alex Mahon as the next Chief Executive of Channel 4.Alex is currently CEO of Foundry, a global technology business delivering visual effects and virtual reality for the entertainment industry. She…
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Tom Cruise swoops over Lambeth

Wed 7th Jun 2017 | Industry News

Lambeth helped Tom Cruise out with some of the most exciting sequences in The Mummy, which opens on June 9th. Take a look at the trailer here.Traffic and passers by had to be managed during filming one Sunday in August last year, as scenes on Waterloo…
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Wonder Woman gives London a hand

Fri 2nd Jun 2017 | Industry News

Wonder Woman not only sets out to save the world by bringing the First World War to an early end, she joins other Hollywood-style films in helping to protect London neighbourhoods. Donations were made to local residents by way of thanks.Some of this…
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Wonder Woman, Dough – new releases

Fri 2nd Jun 2017 | New releases

In this week's new releases from PG members, we are transported to the world of DC comics where an Amazonian princess is taken back to the First World War, marking her arrival in the world of men. Also out on release is a cosy Britflick comedy set in…
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Jay Hunt will step down from the role of Chief Creative Officer at Channel 4 at the end of September after almost seven years leading the broadcaster’s creative strategy and programme commissioning.Since joining in January 2011, Jay has led a successful…
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