Budding filmmakers across Plymouth and the South West will have the chance to learn from industry-leading figures in a new intensive short course designed to provide young artists with practical skills and confidence in creating moving image, thanks to a partnership between Plymouth College of Art and the British Film Institute (BFI).
Outdoor cinema returns to the Dartington estate (20 to 22 July) while the nights are warm – with modern and classic films worth getting a folding chair out for.
Bank holiday weekends can promise so much and deliver so little. But the promise of the Plymouth Film Festival is sure to live up to any expectation. Just take a look at the trailer to see such a variety of tone, texture, story-telling, filmmaking and drama.
An on-line television executive, whose past successes include overseeing more than 40,000 channels on the internet, has set up TV studios at Plymouth Science Park – with the specific aim of attracting new, local talent to the industry.
Federico Fellini’s 8½ is an eye-popping jamboree of creative crisis, and you can catch the influential masterpiece in a special screening at Plymouth University with a introduction from Dr Péter Bokody, Lecturer in Art History at the uni.