A rare opportunity has arisen to join the British Council’s Film team at a senior level as we are now looking for a Senior Programme Manager to replace (the possibly irreplaceable) Will Massa, as he joins the BFI...
British filmmaker Aurora Fearnley travelled to the Sydney Film Festival with her short film Struck. Here she blogs about her experience there as part of the Screenabilities strand, and explains what it's like to 'come out' as a disabled filmmaker.
Searching for something to watch? Every month, members of the Film Team give a few pointers to the media that they’re particularly excited about – whether films, TV or games.
Paul Callaghan, the British Council's first Games & Interactive Programme Manager, reflects on how games can reflect the diversity of culture.
Wondering how to get the most international impact for your debut feature? Look no further than our recent panel during Cannes 2017 where we quizzed a range of global experts.
On the eve of the LOCO London Comedy Film Festival, programmer Jonathan Wakeham examines how foreign-language comedies can bring us together.
Orlando Von Einsiedel, the British director of Oscar-winning short documentary The White Helmets, travelled to Los Angeles to collect his statue with support from the British Council/BFI travel fund. Here he recalls the highlights of Oscar week.
UK producer Sam Taylor of Film & Music Entertainment (F&ME) joined representatives from France’s Centre National Du Cinema et De L’image Animée (CNC), the Royal Film Commission Jordan (RFC) and leading Palestinian film producers at an event to explore new models of support for the Palestinian film industry.
Allan Hunter, film critic and co-director for the Glasgow Film Festival, looks back at Glasgow’s rich cinematic history.
Safar was a huge success in 2016, and we look back at the event with an exclusive video looking at Arab cinema after the Spring. Watch here!
Meet Screen International's 2016 Stars of Tomorrow and watch the video of the international industry dinner we co-hosted.
Paul Callaghan has been appointed as the British Council's first Programme Manager for Games & Interactive.