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Thrills and chills from outer space: sci-fi screenings across London this Halloween

Looking for a cinematic alternative to the traditional horror-themed fare this Halloween? Our partners The New Black and Celluloid Circus are offering some wild and wonderful science fiction screenings and events this week with the support of Film Hub London, as part of BFI Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder season.
Date posted: 29.10.2014

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Jarman Award Artist Profile: Redmond Entwistle

Next up in our series profiling the artists shortlisted for this year’s Jarman Award is artist and filmmaker Redmond Entwistle.
Date posted: 24.10.2014

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Hub Member Caitlin Smith reports from her time at the BFI London Film Festival

We worked with BFI to offer all Members of Film Hub London discounted passes to its recent London Film Festival. Caitlin Smith of Free Film Festivals, one of the many exhibitors who took up the offer, explains how it helped with her work getting films out to Londoners across the capital.
Date posted: 23.10.2014

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Micro Market: Two sides of the table

Last week, 24 filmmaking teams headed to our Micro Market for a day of back-to-back meetings with financiers. To give you a sense of how it feels on both sides of the table, we asked a financier and a director to give us their take homes from the Market.
Date posted: 22.10.2014

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BFI London Film Festival: A Day in the Life of an Industry Delegate

Ever wondered what industry delegates get to do at BFI London Film Festival? We sent our intrepid reporter Avalon Lyndon, Film London’s Communications Officer, to give you the inside story. Here’s her day in the life.
Date posted: 22.10.2014

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Centrepiece Gala: Testament of Youth at BFI London Film Festival

Last night saw the stars of Testament of Youth descend on the BFI London Film Festival red carpet for the Centrepiece Gala, supported by the Mayor of London and Film London.
Date posted: 15.10.2014

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Jarman Award Artist Profile: Stephen Sutcliffe

In the latest of our Jarman Award artist profiles we speak to shortlisted artist Stephen Sutcliffe. The Glasgow-based artist will be speaking at CCA this week as part of the 2014 Jarman Award tour.
Date posted: 10.10.2014

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Jarman Award Shortlist Artist Profile: John Akomfrah

As the Jarman Award tour exhibition opens at Towner Gallery in Eastbourne, we continue our artist profile of shortlisted artists with the pioneering filmmaker, director and screenwriter John Akomfrah.
Date posted: 08.10.2014

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Top Ten Tips for your London Calling applications

Aspiring filmmakers have been flocking to Roadshows across the capital to get advice on applying to London Calling and hear our top tips. Don't worry if you couldn't make it, or can't read your notes, we've taken the time to jot some down for you here.
Date posted: 08.10.2014

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It's coming home: London shot films at BFI London Film Festival

It's that time again! The 58th BFI London Film Festival is here, bringing with it a packed 11-day programme of films to delight, move and fascinate audiences across the capital. While the festival casts the net far and wide to seek out the best in today's cinema, many of the programme's highlights were shot right here in London.
Date posted: 08.10.2014

Alison Thompson to open Production Finance Market

This year's Production Finance Market promises is going to open with a bang, thanks to the Keynote Speaker. Formerly top dog at Focus Features International and now Managing Director of Sunray Films, Alison Thompson has a wealth of experience to draw on when addressing the 200 plus delegates and industry guests.
Date posted: 03.10.2014

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The Community Screen Scheme is back with new partnerships

Do you have a great idea for a film screening project in your area? Do you know of an underserved community that you could reach through film events? Got a good idea for local movie magic? Whether an established exhibitor or first time organiser, Film London's Community Screen Scheme could help you turn your plans into reality – with grants of £3,000.
Date posted: 01.10.2014

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London location manager Sue Quinn honoured at the Production Guild Awards

On Saturday night, the Production Guild Awards paid tribute to leading UK film and television production professionals – among them was Sue Quinn, a location manager who frequently makes London shine on the big screen. The awards, introduced in the Guild's 15th anniversary year, showcase the UK's capabilities as leading centre for film and television production and the destination of choice for international film and programme makers.
Date posted: 01.10.2014

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Theatre Royal Stratford East in Mr Turner

Our location of the month is Theatre Royal Stratford East, featured in Mr Turner
Date posted: 01.10.2014

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