The 4th Beijing International Film Festival runs from 15 – 24 April and the British Council has been working with the BFI to ensure a stronger than ever UK presence.
Last year, Will Massa, British Council Film team's Senior Programme Manager, led a major training project to Cuba, designed to train staff in community centres across the island in the techniques needed to introduce children and young people to filmmaking. This month, he's been back to see what happened to the young filmmakers - and he's been thrilled with what he's found.
We’re delighted to be working with BBC ARTS on Art Screen, an exciting new festival dedicated to the arts documentary which runs for 4 days from Thursday 10 April at venues in Glasgow.
BBC Arabic Film and Documentary Festival “Aan Korb” is launched in partnership with the British Council and will take place in London from 31 October to 3 November, 2014 at the iconic BBC Radio Theatre.
We’re delighted to be working with BFI Flare, London’s LGBT Film Festival, which runs for 10 days from Thursday 10 March, at venues across London.
The finalists from British Council Yemen's ‘Zoom!’ filmmaking competition for young filmmakers, have just returned from Rabat, Morocco, where they've been undertaking a week long filmmaking boot camp under the watchful eye of some expert trainers.
UK short film The Voorman Problem, directed by Mark Gill and produced by Baldwin Li, was nominated for 'Best Live Action Short Film' at the 2014 Academy Awards. Despite not walking away with the statuette, the Manchester duo made the most of their LA experience. Read producer Baldwin Li's blog and watch their video interviews below.
We're delighted to launch our brand new UK Shorts Portal, an online screening platform designed to showcase the best new work from across the UK, exclusively for short film professionals.
As the 64th Berlinale opens its doors for business we look forward to seeing a full UK showcase on display for the eyes of the world.