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Harold’s Going Stiff

Yorkshire based filmmakers Keith Wright and Richard Guy won the audience award for Harold’s Going Stiff at Edinburgh’s Dead by Dawn back in May. Thoroughly deserved for this excellent low budget ‘zom-com-rom’. HGS played to a very appreciative audience at the Bradford Film Festival in March and is starting to create a bit of buzz on the festival circuit. Look out for it.

Posted in Film Festivals, Production by / June 6th, 2011 / No Comments »

Triangle – New Opportunities for Filmmakers in North

TRIANGLE is a unique development opportunity aimed at fostering creative collaboration between feature film writers, directors and producers in the North of England. The scheme is intended to support the development of writer-producer-director teams and new collaborative feature film projects over an extensive six-month mentoring initiative. Workshops in Leeds and Sheffield on 15th December. For more details

Posted in Production by / December 10th, 2010 / No Comments »

2010 BAF Award winners announced

This year’s winners of the BAF awards were announced at a ceremony hosted by Barry Purves on Saturday night at a packed Pictureville Cinema. Now in its 17th year, the awards are the climax of the Bradford Animation Festival. For full details of the award winners click here.

Posted in Events, Film Festivals, News, Production by / November 15th, 2010 / No Comments »

BAF Awards 2010

The 17th edition of one of Europe’s biggest animation festivals is now on and the awards for the best animation work of the past year will be presented at an awards ceremony on Saturday 13 November at 7:30pm, hosted by the great animator Barry Purves. The nominated films are being screened throughout the week in each category. For more details and the shortlist go to
BAF Awards. It’s a great night, and don’t miss the reception at 7pm.

Posted in Events, Film Festivals, Production by / November 10th, 2010 / No Comments »

The Arbor wins London Awards

The Arbor, based on the life of Bradford born Andrea Dunbar, won the award for Best British Newcomer for director Clio Barnard at the London Film Festival last night. Jury member, screenwriter, Tony Grisoni commented: “This film, which touched all of us, both challenges conventional filmmaking and at the same time engages with real lives. A stunning debut.” Barnard also won the Sutherland Award for most original and imaginative feature. Andrea Dunbar shot to fame with her play Rita, Sue and Bob Too! that launched at the Royal Court and subsequently made as a film directed by Alan Clarke. Andrea died aged 27 in 1990.

Posted in Film Festivals, General, Production by / October 28th, 2010 / No Comments »

Funding for Script Development

Screen Yorkshire is calling for applications from writers and producers under two new funding priorities aimed at supporting the development of high-quality film and moving image media activity in the Yorkshire and Humber region: First Sparks up to £1,500 and Spark Plus up to £10,000. For more details go to Screen Yorkshire

Deadline 3 September

Posted in Production by / August 24th, 2010 / No Comments »

David Morrisey and South Riding

Anna Maxwell Martin and David Morrissey lead the cast in a new three-part adaptation of South Riding, by Winifred Holtby, for BBC One. This 20th-century classic is a rich and panoramic portrait of a Yorkshire community in the Thirties that carries surprising and refreshing echoes of our own time. The production will shoot for a period of eight weeks from 2nd August across a range of urban and coastal locations in Yorkshire and Humber, including Bradford, Leeds, Harrogate, York and the East Coast. Screen Yorkshire is providing locations and crewing support.

Posted in General, Production by / August 19th, 2010 / No Comments »
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