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October

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Made in Dagenham: Mayor hails Dagenham East as the future destination for world-class film

Plans have been announced for Dagenham East to become a world-leading destination for the production of blockbuster movies, as an expert study shows how the area is the ideal location for Hollywood-style studio space. Find out what this means for London and the UK film industry.
Date posted: 30.10.2017

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Jules Wright Prize shortlisted sound designers in conversation at Genesis Cinema

Film London, in partnership with The Wapping Project, present Bringing Image to Life – a conversation on the hidden labour of sound designers with Chu-Li Shewring and Zhe Wu, both shortlisted for the Jules Wright Prize 2017
Date posted: 23.10.2017

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Artist filmmakers selected for New Approaches feature scheme

The latest cohort have been selected for the new round of FLAMIN’s New Approaches initiative, a Creative Skillset-funded scheme that supports artist filmmakers working on feature-length projects.
Date posted: 20.10.2017

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Jarman Award 2017 shortlist interviews: Adham Faramawy

In this week's Jarman Award interview, we catch up with shortlisted artist Adham Faramawy to discuss his multi-media practice, which is concerned with the body and translations of sensations through technology.
Date posted: 18.10.2017

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Return to Work scheme successfully gets parents back into the TV industry

Earlier this year we launched a return-to-work scheme for parents wishing to get back into the TV industry after starting a family. Find out where our returners are after completing their work placements.
Date posted: 18.10.2017

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Adrian Wootton receives OBE in Buckingham Palace investiture ceremony

Adrian Wootton, Chief Executive of Film London and the British Film Commission, was formally awarded an OBE for his services to film this week. The investiture ceremony, held at Buckingham Palace, saw Prince William present the award, which celebrates and rewards a career devoted to the service of film.
Date posted: 13.10.2017

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Charlotte Ginsborg discusses FLAMIN Production 22:22

We caught up with artist filmmaker Charlotte Ginsborg ahead of the BFI London Film Festival premiere of her new film 22:22, a documentary portrait of static apnea world record holder Tom Sietas.
Date posted: 12.10.2017

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Jarman Award 2017 shortlist interviews: Oreet Ashery

In this week's Jarman Award interview we catch up with shortlisted artist Oreet Ashery to discuss her interdisciplinary practice spanning performances by her male Jewish Orthodox alter-ego and a web-series questioning issues of death in the digital age.
Date posted: 09.10.2017

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Film London alumni hit the high notes

The last few months have seen an abundance of Film London alumni screenings and award successes at festivals and events around the world. Find out what our filmmakers have been up to lately.
Date posted: 06.10.2017

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Jarman Award 2017 shortlist interviews: Melanie Manchot

In this week's Jarman Award interview, we catch up with shortlisted artist Melanie Manchot to discuss her practice spanning photography and moving image that explores ideas around portraiture as well as how a mountain is ‘produced’ for our pleasure.
Date posted: 05.10.2017

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LSA to host Screen Heritage Conference at Museum of London

We are pleased to announce that London’s Screen Archives are hosting a Screen Heritage Conference in November 2017, exploring the outcomes of our three-year London: A Bigger Picture project.
Date posted: 04.10.2017

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Elizabeth Karlsen to deliver keynote at this year's Production Finance Market

The 11th Production Finance Market begins on 10 October as part of the BFI London Film Festival. We're pleased to announce that Elizabeth Karlsen of Number 9 Films will be making a keynote address to our international delegation of producers and financiers.
Date posted: 03.10.2017

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