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Film London announces New Entrants course for industry beginners

Want to get into the film and TV industry but don’t know where to get started? Film London is running a two day New Entrants course in January, designed to help people break into the screen industries.
Date posted: 20.12.2016

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US TV producers get familiar with the capital

Earlier this month we brought five top US East Coast TV drama producers to London on a familiarisation trip, to showcase the city's production offer and strengthen our industry relationships.
Date posted: 19.12.2016

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Shooting begins for The Hungry, a Film London and Cinestaan Film Company co-production

Principal photography started this week on the UK-India co-production of The Hungry, a contemporary retelling of Shakespeare’s ‘Titus Andronicus’. This bold new adaptation tells the story of a vengeful mother at the lavish wedding of two wealthy families, updating the play’s original themes of corruption, greed and revenge.
Date posted: 16.12.2016

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LSA showing archive films for people living with dementia

London’s Screen Archives have been using vintage films to create special reminiscence sessions for people living with dementia around different areas of London. Find out how our archive films are helping to spark memories and conversation.
Date posted: 14.12.2016

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Twickenham Studios opens new space to connect industry professionals

Film London recently partnered with Twickenham Studios to host an event to launch their new members networking and event space, The Lounge.
Date posted: 14.12.2016

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Film London-backed short films take over LSFF

We are thrilled to see so many Film London-backed short films in the London Short Film Festival programme this year, from schemes including London Calling, London Calling Plus, Alumni, Shakespeare’s Sister and Still Shakespeare, along with several award nominations. Find out what to see!
Date posted: 13.12.2016

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Five must-see London locations for Sherlock fans

Up for some dastardly crime on New Year's Day? The fourth season of Sherlock can help with that! We've investigated to find the most iconic Sherlock filming locations you can visit in London in real life.
Date posted: 12.12.2016

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The best Christmas adverts of 2016

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – the return of the Christmas adverts! Stoke the fireplace (or switch on the central heating), plug in the fairy lights, and cosy up to enjoy London’s best Christmas adverts of 2016.
Date posted: 09.12.2016

Interview with director Otto Bell – everything you need to know about The Eagle Huntress

Working in partnership with Vue Entertainment, we're bringing the capital's film fans World Cinema at Vue: a new, year-long initiative offering the very best that world cinema has to offer. The season kicks off with epic Mongolia-set documentary The Eagle Huntress, and we sat down with the film's director Otto Bell to find out more about this inspiring film...
Date posted: 09.12.2016

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Here East in Black Mirror

San Junipero is one of Black Mirror’s most unique episodes: while many stories take place in the near future, San Junipero is set in the colourful 1980s. Find out how Here East in London's Olympic Park was used in the episode with our Location of the Month.
Date posted: 08.12.2016

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Wrapping up the year: what’s shooting in London

The chilly weather hasn't slowed down London crews – production is still on fire this month, and we are getting excited for some great new films and TV series being prepped for next year.
Date posted: 07.12.2016

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Rogue One lands and the best of holiday telly: London on Screen this month

Christmas is coming early for Star Wars fans this year! We are getting our lightsabers ready for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and also see London on screen Lek and the Dogs, along with the return of Sherlock and a host of favourite London-set films on TV over the holidays.
Date posted: 07.12.2016

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The curtain's up on Stage & Screen

We've joined forces with Directors UK and Park Theatre to launch Stage & Screen, a new project to encourage greater creative exchange between the worlds of film, TV and theatre.
Date posted: 06.12.2016

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World Cinema at Vue: travel the globe from the comfort of your local multiplex

Working in partnership with Vue Entertainment, we're bringing the capital's film fans World Cinema at Vue: a new, year-long initiative offering the very best that world cinema has to offer; taking you to far-flung places, and introducing you to extraordinary people.
Date posted: 06.12.2016

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BIFA and Underwire wins for Film London alumni

Film London-supported films and filmmakers recently had some impressive wins at the BIFAs and Underwire Festival, including Adult Life Skills, Jacked, Notes on Blindness, Marina + Adrienne and more.
Date posted: 05.12.2016