Creative England’s Talent Centres are running courses for emerging filmmakers across the country.
Mountains give rise to inspiration, exhilarating and unforgettable adventures, which is also just what you’d expect from the movies. The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour combines the two for big stories on the big screen. And you’ll be able to share in the finger-number, breath-taking (literally, the air is rarified people!) films in Truro and Torquay.
The Chagford Film Festival has announced two big names for 2015. Renowned filmmaker Kevin MacDonald, director of The Eagle, Last King of Scotland, State of Play and Touching the Void has confirmed his attendance, and Michael Murpurgo famous writer of The War Horse and When the Whales Came will also be there.
Written in Blood (working title) is a short psychological drama that follows Mel, a 22-year-old aspiring writer who suffers from a split personality disorder that she is unaware that she has. Mel believes Marie (her “other self”) is a character in her dreams and is not aware that the consequences of Marie’s actions will lead back to her.
Plymouth Film Festival returns to the Plymouth Arts Centre for a weekend of entertaining short films, informative Q&A, helpful filmmaking workshops and networking.
Transition Town Totnes Film Festival, which is due to take place in November 2015, us seeking submissions from young and emerging filmmakers.
A Fool$ Game is a thriller being shot in South Devon (Buckfastleigh and Totnes) by director Edward Sillence. We got in touch to find out how the film is developing
We have a new press release from the Bluer Than The Sky people, which will be shot in Newquay later this year. It includes the information about casting and auditions.
Bristol Talent Module 2015 is a programme of activities designed to give emerging filmmakers the skills and support they need to make their first feature.
Hollywood actors Gregg Sulkin and Drake Bell are to star in Bluer Than The Sky, adapted for the screen by Australian director John Duigan (Sirens, Head in the Clouds).
Sky Atlantic, The Sunday Times and Picturehouse Entertainment have got together to simulcast the eagerly anticipated first episode of Game of Thrones at Exeter Picturehouse, Season 5 in line with HBO’s US premiere.
Jason Momoa has had one of the strangest career trajectories in Hollywood, notching up roles in the likes of Baywatch Hawaii (who knew?), Stargate Atlantis and Game of Thrones, before landing his biggest break yet by securing the role of Aquaman in next year’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
Based on a story by celebrated crime author Dennis Lehane, The Drop (20th Century Fox) takes place in the Brooklyn underworld where ‘money drops’ are used to funnel cash to local gangsters.