It’s another busy Berlinale for the Brits, from films in the official selection, tributes to David Bowie and Alan Rickman, sales titles at the European Film Market, and a delegation to Berlin Talents. Read more here and download the UK Films at Berlin catalogue.
As Clermont-Ferrand, the world's largest short film festival, gets underway this week we launch the first in a series of articles exploring the strengths of different kinds of filmmaking in the UK. BFI Archive Curator Dylan Cave kicks off with this look at the UK's short filmmaking expertise, past and present.
We're delighted to announce the appointment of two new Film Programme Managers here at British Council's Film department.
In 2013 we worked with film education organisation Into Film to take their workshop model to Cuba. Building on the success of that programme we’ve just completed the first stage of a rollout, this time in Venezuela. Senior Programme Manager Will Massa reflects on the latest edition of the Cámara Chica initiative.
We're kicking off our most ambitious film programme ever - Shakespeare Lives on Film - which will reach audiences in 110 countries this year.
A hot crop of new British films has been selected for Sundance (Jan 21-31) and International Film Festival Rotterdam (Jan 27-Feb 7).
The British Council is organising the second-annual British film festival in Belgrade and Novi Sad, Serbia. The “Film and Chips” festival runs 21-24 January at Belgrade Youth Centre and Arena Cineplex in Novi Sad with a diverse selection of the hottest recent British films.
British Council is again thrilled to be a partner of Berlinale Talents, the annual summit and networking platform of the Berlinale for 300 outstanding creatives from the fields of film and drama series.