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March

A-Team Producer Iain Smith to Chair the British Film Commission

Film London takes on management of the British Film Commission which will be chaired by producer Iain Smith whose credits include The A-Team and Children of Men
Date posted: 31.03.2011

Arts Council Confirm Funding for Film London

Film London to receive continued funding from Arts Council England until 2015
Date posted: 30.03.2011

Bexley Anime and Manga Film Festival Returns

The Bexley Anime and Manga Film Festival, funded by Film London, returns from 4 April to 10 May featuring some of Japan’s most celebrated films
Date posted: 30.03.2011

Film London News Bulletin - 30 March 2011

Boris Confirms Funding For Film London | Arts Council Funding Confirmed until 2015 | Bexley Anime and Manga Film Festival Returns | The 25th BFI London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival | IBW Film Festival returns to Kilburn | UK Green Film Festival
Date posted: 30.03.2011

Boris Confirms Funding for Film London

Mayor of London Boris Johnson confirmed today he will continue to invest in Film London. As a result, the agency can deliver its core activities and continue to support and drive growth in London’s production sector.
Date posted: 24.03.2011

The Big Stories of Black London

Film London-supported project Black London’s Film Heritage presents Big City Stories, with special events showcasing archive film material that maps the life of Black Londoners
Date posted: 23.03.2011

Frankenweenie Shooting at 3 Mills

Tim Burton’s stop-motion Disney animation, Frankenweenie, is shooting at London’s 3 Mills Studios
Date posted: 23.03.2011

UK Chancellor Expands Enterprise Investment Scheme

UK chancellor announces changes to the Enterprise Investment Scheme as of April 2012, giving a boost for UK production companies looking to raise private financing for films
Date posted: 23.03.2011

Film London News Bulletin - 23 March 2011

New Film and TV Studio Opens in London | Frankenweenie Shooting at 3 Mills | The Big Stories of Black London | Football Fables at the Ritzy | London Spanish Film Festival | Eye On Films | CINEAST Short Film Fund
Date posted: 23.03.2011

New Film and TV Studio for London

Wimbledon Film & Television Studios launched last week, giving a new name and a new start to what was once Merton Studios.
Date posted: 21.03.2011

Woody Allen's Fourth London-shot Film Hits Cinema

Veteran director Woody Allen returns to the British capital for a fourth time with the London-shot You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger.
Date posted: 16.03.2011

Film London News Bulletin - 16 March 2011

Olympic Opportunities For Film Exhibition | Lo Budget, Hi Quality: Chapter 3 | FLAMIN Productions Screening | Human Rights Watch Film Festival | Film London Tenders | The Black London's Film Heritage Project
Date posted: 16.03.2011

Olympic Opportunities for Film Exhibition

The latest Film London Exhibitors’ Forum took place at BAFTA on 9th March. The event, aimed at the film exhibition sector in the capital, highlighted opportunities for cultural initiatives and collaborations in 2012.
Date posted: 16.03.2011

The Female Touch

The Birds Eye View film festival is now underway in the capital. The festival, which champions women in film-making, returns for a seventh year and includes Oscar®-winning films and top industry events
Date posted: 09.03.2011

Off Air

New BBC six-part drama The Hour, starring Romola Garai, Dominic West and Ben Whishaw has just finished shooting in the capital. Set in 1950s London, the drama is a behind-the-scenes look at the launch of a news programme.
Date posted: 09.03.2011

Film London News Bulletin - 9 March 2011

BBC Drama Finishes Shooting | Birds Eye View 2011 | Website Re-design Survey | The 13th London Asian Film Festival | Making the Most of Visual Effects | Deadmeat DVD Competition
Date posted: 09.03.2011

Film London News Bulletin - 2 March 2011

Microwave Returns |The King's Speech Brings Oscars to London | Location of the Month | British Art Show 7 | The Community Channel | The 7th Birds Eye Film Festival | Short Film at the Horse Hospital | Harry Potter Premiere | Production Workshops
Date posted: 02.03.2011

Image of Beach Blanket Babylon appears in Woody Allen's You Will Be a Tall Dark Stranger

Beach Blanket Babylon in You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

Our location of the month is Beach Blanket Babylon, featured in You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger. The sumptuous Beach Blanket Babylon bar and restaurant in Notting Hill is renowned for its decadent Baroque and Rococo interiors, andhas featured as a filming location in various films, music videos and pop promos.
Date posted: 01.03.2011