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November

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Film London Microwave shortlist announced

Following the success of our acclaimed Microwave titles Lilting, Shifty and Ill Manors, our hit training-through-production scheme is back with a fresh batch of 12 filmmaking teams, all armed with a great idea for a low-budget feature film.
Date posted: 30.11.2015

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Seamus Harahan wins 2015 Jarman Award

Seamus Harahan has won the 2015 Jarman Award, with all six shortlisted artists commissioned to produce broadcast commissions for Channel 4’s Random Acts strand and Noski Deville announced as winner of the inaugural Jules Wright Prize.
Date posted: 30.11.2015

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Word from our Chief Executive: Star Wars in the UK

As we count down to the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Adrian Wootton reflects on the profound impact that such a major production being shot in the UK has on our industry. This is the first in a regular series of pieces from the Chief Executive of Film London and the British Film Commission.
Date posted: 30.11.2015

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Jarman Award Shortlist Artist Profile: Gail Pickering

In the last of our weekly series of shortlisted artist profiles, Gail Pickering discusses her use of time-based media as a means of exploring ideas of time and presence as well as the formative influence seeing Jarman's work for the first time had on her own career.
Date posted: 26.11.2015

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Jarman Award Shortlist Artist Profile: Seamus Harahan

In the latest of our series of shortlisted artist profiles, Seamus Harahan talks about some of the ideas behind his video-based work, the importance of sound and music in his practice and reflects on the social context which underpins his distinctive observational approach to filmmaking.
Date posted: 18.11.2015

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New prize for female creative technicians announced as part of Film London Jarman Award

We are pleased to announce a new award, The Jules Wright Prize for Female Creative Technicians, funded by the Women's Playhouse Trust (WPT) and presented as part of the annual Film London Jarman Award.
Date posted: 16.11.2015

Jarman Award Shortlist Artist Profile: Adam Chodzko

In the fourth of our weekly shortlisted artist profiles, Adam Chodzko discusses the formative cultural influences that helped shape his distinctive moving image works, as well as the multidisciplinary approach which underpins his practice.
Date posted: 12.11.2015

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Jarman Award Shortlist Artist Profile: Andrea Luka Zimmerman

In the third of our weekly interviews, we catch up with shortlisted artist Andrea Luka Zimmerman, who reflects on her highly collaborative approach to filmmaking and discusses some of the key motivations and influences which have informed her practice.
Date posted: 04.11.2015

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Film London alumni nominated for BIFA awards

We are pleased to congratulate today's British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) nominees, which include alumni from Film London funding and training schemes.
Date posted: 03.11.2015

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The Langham in Burnt

Our location of the month is The Langham hotel in Burnt
Date posted: 01.11.2015