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Interesting articles, videos and websites relating to British Film. Stories and News from around the Web relevant to the state of the British Film Industry, news pertinent to Independent British Films and Film-makers, the landscape for Independent Film Makers, changes to the film landscape in the UK and historical stories or articles detailing the UK's long history of film production. Open to all film-makers and creatives, but with an eye to promoting stories from British film-makers and creatives.
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9 Lies About British Film | Raindance

Raindance is dedicated to fostering and promoting independent film in the UK and around the world.
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Glasgow Film festival to sell fims via Facebook

Glasgow Film festival to sell fims via Facebook | News & Info for Independent British Film | Scoop.it
The festival, which kicked off its 2012 edition today, is to create an online collection of short films from this year’s Glasgow Short Film Festival Scottish Competition, with selected films also made available to buy on the festival’s faceboook...
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Film Friendly Gloucester - This is Gloucestershire

Film Friendly Gloucester - This is Gloucestershire | News & Info for Independent British Film | Scoop.it
Film Friendly GloucesterThis is GloucestershireThat's the message as the City Council becomes the first local authority in the central region of Creative England to sign up to their 'film friendly charter.' The charter signing comes hot on the...
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BFI Shorts 2012: Open for application : reelisor : Network for ...

BFI Shorts 2012: Open for application : reelisor : Network for ... | News & Info for Independent British Film | Scoop.it
Lighthouse is pleased to announce that the BFI Shorts 2012 scheme is now open for applications. BFI Shorts 2012 is an exciting new UK-wide short film production initiative which will support up to 20 live-action fiction ...
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Irish Film Portal: Action Plan For Jobs - Film?

Irish Film Portal: Action Plan For Jobs - Film? | News & Info for Independent British Film | Scoop.it
News, commentary & links relating to film & film-making in Ireland. Content (c) Ted Sheehy, 2010- . Contact: TEDdotSheehyatGMAILdotCOM arrived via search engine? click on the blog title above to see the most recent entry ...
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David Kelly, Irish stage and film actor died 82 y. | US News Jet

David Kelly, Irish stage and film actor died 82 y. | US News Jet | News & Info for Independent British Film | Scoop.it
David Kelly, Irish stage and film actor known for such films as Tim Burton's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, age 82 died. Dublin born Kelly also played...
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The Guard wins big at the Irish Film And Television Awards - Screen International

The Guard wins big at the Irish Film And Television Awards - Screen International | News & Info for Independent British Film | Scoop.it
Alt Film Guide (blog)The Guard wins big at the Irish Film And Television AwardsScreen InternationalThe Guard picked up four awards for Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenwriter and the Irish Film Board Rising Star Award for its director John...
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BFI restores silent Hitchcock films - Screen International

BFI restores silent Hitchcock films - Screen International | News & Info for Independent British Film | Scoop.it
BFI restores silent Hitchcock filmsScreen InternationalHere in Berlin, the British Film Institute (BFI) has revealed further details of its major Alfred Hitchcock restoration project, which is being mounted for the London 2012 Festival (part of the...
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Raj Kapoor: a legend of the movies - The National

Raj Kapoor: a legend of the movies - The National | News & Info for Independent British Film | Scoop.it
The NationalRaj Kapoor: a legend of the moviesThe NationalThere is no surprise that the British Film Institute would choose to put on a retrospective of the work of Raj Kapoor.
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Shooting the Past (BBC TV – 1999): Inside the Frame | film noir

Shooting the Past (BBC TV – 1999): Inside the Frame | film noir | News & Info for Independent British Film | Scoop.it
Does an image contain a story? Or is it an instant in chaos that has no more substances than the crystals fixed on fading paper or in the pixels that exist only as long as an electric current flows?
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Staffordshire-born director Paddy Considine wins BAFTA for ...

Staffordshire-born director Paddy Considine wins BAFTA for ... | News & Info for Independent British Film | Scoop.it
The film has also been praised by top BBC film critic Mark Kermode, who said: ”From Paddy Considine's point of view, it's amazing how confident the direction is, considering he's a relative newcomer to directing.
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Still No Pardon for Alan Turing; Watch the Film Breaking the Code ...

Still No Pardon for Alan Turing; Watch the Film Breaking the Code ... | News & Info for Independent British Film | Scoop.it
To learn more about Turing's life, you can watch the 1996 BBC film Breaking the Code (above, in its entirety), featuring Derek Jacobi as Turing and Nobel Prize-winning playwright Harold Pinter as the mysterious “Man from the ...
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Shock Horror - Surveys show public would rather watch British Films!

Shock Horror -  Surveys show public would rather watch British Films! | News & Info for Independent British Film | Scoop.it
The government’s recently published report: “A Future For British Film: It begins with the audience...” is pretty good when it comes to identifying the...
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Watch Glasgow Short Film Festival films online

Watch Glasgow Short Film Festival films online | News & Info for Independent British Film | Scoop.it
Can't make it to GSFF? A selection of shorts from Scottish Shorts Competition Programme are available to buy online from 13 - 26 February after the end of GSFF. (Missed the @GlasgowSFF?
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Down The Rabbit Hole premiere in Manchester this Saturday

Down The Rabbit Hole premiere in Manchester this Saturday | News & Info for Independent British Film | Scoop.it
The Institute's short film of the 2011 Manchester Day Parade will premiere with a free screening at Manchester's Nexus Art Cafe this Saturday at 2pm. A 5-minute Super-8 odyssey tracing the preparations and parade-day ...
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Festival's silent film treatment - Falkirk Herald

Festival's silent film treatment - Falkirk Herald | News & Info for Independent British Film | Scoop.it
Falkirk HeraldFestival's silent film treatmentFalkirk HeraldFrom March 16-18 Scotland's oldest purpose built cinema will host classic and rare films backed by some of the country's top musicians.
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Preview: BFI Future Film Festival (18th-19th Feb) « SkinnyEye

Preview: BFI Future Film Festival (18th-19th Feb) « SkinnyEye | News & Info for Independent British Film | Scoop.it
So it's a breath of fresh air to see the return of the BFI Future Film Festival, back at the lovely BFI Southbank for a fifth year. Snuggled in between the BAFTAs and the Oscars, with all their calculated cynicism and over-egged ...
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My Big Fat Love Story - Asian Image

My Big Fat Love Story - Asian Image | News & Info for Independent British Film | Scoop.it
My Big Fat Love StoryAsian ImageThe film is set in Zafar's hometown of Rochdale and a majority of it was shot in the area where he grew up.
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Funding boost for 2012 Film Festival - Berwick Today

Funding boost for 2012 Film Festival - Berwick Today | News & Info for Independent British Film | Scoop.it
Berwick TodayFunding boost for 2012 Film FestivalBerwick TodayAnd this year's event has been given an early boost courtesy of a £10000 grant from the Film Culture Fund.
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Cloudburst opens London's lesbian & gay film festival - seenit.co.uk

Cloudburst opens London's lesbian & gay film festival - seenit.co.uk | News & Info for Independent British Film | Scoop.it
seenit.co.ukCloudburst opens London's lesbian & gay film festivalseenit.co.ukThom Fitzgerald's Cloudburst has been announced as the Opening Night film at this year's BFI London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival.
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Bafta win for Sheffield film makers - BBC News

Bafta win for Sheffield film makers - BBC News | News & Info for Independent British Film | Scoop.it
BBC NewsBafta win for Sheffield film makersBBC NewsMr Scrimshaw, from Sheffield, the film's producer, said it was a "universal story" of how love and hope could be found in the "darkest of places".
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Product placement set to take off in 2013 - Marketing Week

Product placement set to take off in 2013 - Marketing Week | News & Info for Independent British Film | Scoop.it
Marketing WeekProduct placement set to take off in 2013Marketing WeekNick Price, who chaired the PACT (Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television) working group that lobbied the government to allow product placement in the UK and is head of content...
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Independent producers launch first British movie crowd-funding initiative | News | New Media Age

Independent producers launch first British movie crowd-funding initiative | News | New Media Age | News & Info for Independent British Film | Scoop.it
Instinctive Film and Itchy Fish Film producers have kicked off a crowd-funding project for The Bromley Boys movie, which will give investors a chance to appear in a cameo role.
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Film Threat - The Bootleg Files: Where's The Beef?

Film Threat - The Bootleg Files: Where's The Beef? | News & Info for Independent British Film | Scoop.it
Phil Hall's The Bootleg Files explores the wild world of memorable films and TV productions that can be found in unauthorized presentations.
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Scottish News: James Bond star Daniel Craig in Glencoe filming new movie ... - Scottish Daily Record

Scottish News: James Bond star Daniel Craig in Glencoe filming new movie ... - Scottish Daily Record | News & Info for Independent British Film | Scoop.it
Daily MailScottish News: James Bond star Daniel Craig in Glencoe filming new movie ...Scottish Daily RecordHE kept us waiting for days but 007 star Daniel Craig finally arrived in Scotland to film scenes for the new James Bond movie yesterday.
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