A series of controversial films which were either banned or heavily censored on their release are to be shown during Peninsula Arts’ autumn season, which carries the theme of ‘revolution’.
Plymouth entertainers and businesses join forces for an extra special Open Air Cinema season Plymouth Arts Centre looks forward to a programme of talks, dancing, and good old fashioned dressing up as it gears up for its Open Air Cinema, soon to take place at the waterfront landmarks of Mount Edgcumbe, Tinside Lido and Royal William Yard.
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.
A celebration of one of the most innovative figures of British artist film – Malcolm Le Grice – is being staged across two venues in his home city of Plymouth.
We’re all looking for our own lighthouse… in a way. But in another far more real way the people at Mighty Colour Films are looking to make the film The Boy Who Wanted To Be A Lighthouse Keeper. It’s set in Beer, Devon, and they’re running an Indiegogo crowdfunder.
The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art and LUX, the national agency that supports and promotes artists working with moving image, have worked in collaboration to present This is Now: Film and Video After Punk, an exhibition that looks at artists’ film and video from the post-punk era in the UK (1978–85).
An exciting new sci-fi movie hit the shelves – virtual and otherwise – earlier this month. The film Robot World, which has been compared to the work of Neil Blomkamp, was shot in Exeter, Plymouth and on Dartmoor by a small, dedicated and obvs talented Exeter team.
Plymouth Film Festival returns bigger and better than ever, with another outstanding selection of entertaining short films, informative workshops run by industry professionals, and fun networking parties, says the press release.
Jill Craigie – yes her after whom the Plymouth University lecture theatre is named – made a profoundly eye-opening documentary about the rebuilding of Plymouth after the Blitz.
Plymouth Arts Centre is looking to bring its cinema alive with the provision of a live satellite link to live performances.
Archive footage of Plymouth’s rich and varied past will be used to open a window on the city’s future as part of a new annual film commission.
The details of ten films which are to be shown following a fundraising campaign have been now been announced.
You could be having the cinematic time of your life this summer in Plymouth. The Cinema in the City project crowdfunder hopes to take off just Jennifer Grey in Dirty Dancing, which is, just one of the films they hope to be screening in and around the city.
Plymouth Film Festival 2015 has extended from a one-day event to a full weekend of film fun to take place at the Plymouth Arts Centre.
Beautiful and inspiring, Dartmoor can also be rather chilling – the dark moors, the cold wind, the isolation (not to mention the ponies!). That atmosphere of Dartmoor that has inspired Bafta winning filmmaker Peter Nicholson to set his film Dartmoor Killing on the famous South West moor.
A film influenced by the responses of its audience and a graduate who completed his studies despite contracting meningitis were among the Plymouth University winners at the 2014 Media Innovation Awards.
The short film Meet Again is set in the 1940s and centres around the character of Lily (Evelyn Rei) who goes on an emotional journey when the escalating war takes her husband Thomas (Chris Todd) away from her. Also co starring is singer Keedie Green.
An exclusive screening of Severn and Somme about the effects of war on the musician and poet Ivor Gurney is at the Barbican Theatre in Plymouth.
Plymouth is to have it’s first ever short film festival – huzzah!
Plymouth is celebrating its connection to the ocean in the city’s Ocean City Festival, and as you would expect, movies can add to that enjoyment, and there are free screenings in the offing.
There’s a call out for actors who are interested in doing a small, no-budget short film in Plymouth.