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May

Film Hub London’s first cinema release launches to critical acclaim

Seven Streets, Two Markets and A Wedding, the inaugural programme from Film Hub London's Made in London strand, opened theatrically on Friday with rapturous reviews. Critical reaction to the curated programme of 10 short archive films has been overwhelmingly positive, with glowing four star reviews from major publications.
Date posted: 28.05.2014

Growing partnership between London and Paris

Film London and Ile De France Film Commission renewed their strategic city-to-city agreement in Cannes. This year, the agreement launches a London/Paris producer exchange trip to take place in November.
Date posted: 21.05.2014

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Two Finance Markets in London this October

The eighth Production Finance Market and the second Micro Market have been announced at Cannes this year. Projects with big and micro budgets are invited to apply.
Date posted: 21.05.2014

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Did you grow up on Mapledene Estate in Hackney? Can you help us tell the story behind this film?

We know nothing about who made this film, or why. We do know it was made on Mapledene Housing Estate around 1950 and that it offers a beautiful slice of post-war London living. It's hitting cinema screens as part of Seven Streets, Two Markets and A Wedding, a feature length programme of films curated by London's Screen Archives – and we need you to help us find the story behind it.
Date posted: 21.05.2014

Ground-breaking British silent films brought to life by Metamono in some of the capital's most unique venues

Creative collective Metamono is breathing new life into rarely seen classics of wildlife documentary at performances across London. Kicking off at Hackney's Apiary Studios, Secrets of Nature - Sounds Unseen is a stunning collage of archive films dating from 1903 - 1927 showcasing the incredible British talent that paved the way for natural history programmes celebrated today.
Date posted: 14.05.2014

Film London is 10!

Film lovers from across the capital braved the rain and flocked to the Gherkin this morning to celebrate a decade of Film London. Chairman of Film London David Parfitt introduced a morning celebrating our achievements over the last 10 years, and looking to our exciting future. achievements over 10 years and looking to our exciting future, we were joined by Shifty star Riz Ahmed, the Oscar-winning creator of Downton Abbey, Lord Julian Fellowes, director Stephen Frears and BFI Deputy Chair Lisbeth Savill.
Date posted: 08.05.2014

High-end television a boost to the city

Jack Bauer is roaming the streets of London with over 500 crew and thousands of extras! A year after the UK high-end television tax relief came into effect, we look at the impact it has had on the capital.
Date posted: 08.05.2014

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Microwave returns to fund London’s most talented filmmakers – targeting the next generation

Fresh from the success of Hong Khaou’s Lilting, Film London Microwave is back. This time, the project will invest over £2 million in training, funded development, mentoring and financing, production and distribution.
Date posted: 08.05.2014

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Alexandra Palace in 150 years of John Lewis advert

Our location of the month is Alexandra Palace, appearing in the 150 years of John Lewis advert
Date posted: 01.05.2014

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