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Jarman Award Shortlist Interviews: Shona Illingworth

In this week's interview, we catch up with Jarman Award shortlisted artist Shona Illingworth about what Jarman's work means to her and the ideas behind her recent work Lesions in the Landscape, which is currently on show at CGP London in Dilston Grove, until 27 November
Date posted: 24.10.2016

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Jarman Award Shortlist Interviews: Cécile B. Evans

In this week's interview, we catch up with Jarman Award shortlisted artist Cécile B. Evans to discuss some of the ideas behind her multi-faceted video installations which engage with ideas and processes surrounding use of digital technologies, as well as what Derek Jarman's work means to her.
Date posted: 21.10.2016

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Stars don their finest for the Mayor of London’s Gala

The cast and crew of upcoming British comedy-drama Their Finest walked the red carpet last week for Mayor of London's Gala at the BFI London Film Festival.
Date posted: 18.10.2016

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Blitz-era romance Their Finest puts London centre stage for Mayor’s Centrepiece Gala at the 60th BFI London Film Festival

This year’s Centrepiece Gala, hosted by the Mayor of London and Film London, sees the European premiere of Their Finest – a film that winds the capital’s clock back 75+ years while making the very best of what London’s cutting edge screen industries have to offer.
Date posted: 13.10.2016

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Jarman Award Shortlist Interviews: Rachel Maclean

In this week's interview, we catch up with Jarman Award shortlisted artist Rachel Maclean to find out about her virtuosic approach to moving image which deftly channels complex ideas around politics and identity to create surreal and highly original imagined worlds.
Date posted: 13.10.2016

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London Town takes the capital back to the 70s

London Town, a new coming-of-age drama using the 70s punk scene as both its backdrop and soundtrack premieres this week, and while the film’s producers might hail from the States it was a clear case of ‘London Calling’ when it came to luring the filmmakers to the capital.
Date posted: 11.10.2016

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Film London to lead study into major new studio complex in Dagenham

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and the Leader of Barking and Dagenham Council have today announced that they are exploring plans to build what could be the capital’s largest film studios, based in Dagenham East, with Film London to lead the feasibility study.
Date posted: 06.10.2016

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London as Florida in The Infiltrator

The story of Pablo Escobar has fascinated the world recently; The Infiltrator tells the story of the undercover agent who took him on in the 1980s. Find out how three London locations stood in for Florida and Colombia in the film in our Location of the Month.
Date posted: 05.10.2016

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Transformers, The Nutcracker and Doctor Foster: what’s shooting in London

It’s a big month for feature projects in London, with a huge amount of new and continuing productions filming in locations around the city, and some exciting upcoming projects to look forward to.
Date posted: 04.10.2016

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Doctor Strange, Daniel Blake and an animated romance: London on screen this month

London dazzles on the silver screen this month, with four new releases alongside the BFI London Film Festival. From social commentary to superheroes, find out what you can see on the big screen.
Date posted: 03.10.2016

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How to get the most out of a collaboration: top tips from Creative Partnerships Day

We recently teamed up with Directors UK and the Writers’ Union to run Creative Partnerships Day, a new event designed to provide unique and practical insight into how some of the most successful creative partnerships in the UK screen industries work. Read our top tips from the day.
Date posted: 03.10.2016