IAPI (Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland) has unveiled “Ireland. Where Creative is Native”, a new platform looking to raise the profile of the Irish advertising industry domestically and internationally.
Netflix has chosen to base its new UK production hub at Shepperton Studios in Surrey. Comprising of fourteen sound stages, the space will have additional workshops and office space.
HBO’s gripping five-part miniseries Chernobyl follows the aftermath of the explosion at the Ukrainian nuclear reactor plant in 1989. Since airing in May, tourist interest in the site has risen considerably.
Risky Business from Film Construction considers the danger and rewards of shooting in some of New Zealand’s most epic locations
Place Film Series, conceived by Film Construction, showcases New Zealand’s locations and filmmakers through conversations with local production service providers. Risky Business, the first in the series, discusses spectacle, danger and working with Tom Cruise on Mission Impossible 6.
A new EIS Fund that targets promising independent screen content companies, and looks to encourage a new wave of investors into the sector has launched in association with the British Film Institute (BFI).
Hawaii’s reputation as a tropical paradise is well deserved. Boasting the bluest skies and oceans and the greenest of mountains, Hawaii’s locations are recognised globally in shows such as Hawaii 5-0 and Magnum P.I. Unsurprisingly, current remakes of these shows have proved popular. But from a film production standpoint, Hawaii offers other benefits that may come as a surprise.
Joining in 2003, Amanda Neville transformed the BFI into the lead organisation for film, TV and the moving image in the UK, leading initiatives and strategies designed to support a vibrant, national film culture for the independent film sector. She will step down from her position in early 2020.
Screen Yorkshire and Bradford Council launch ‘Beyond Brontës’ skills programme to address diversity in the screen industries
The scheme launches as Screen Yorkshire looks to develop talent as part of its strategy to secure continued growth in film & TV production levels. Channel 4 is set to begin moving its National Headquarters to Leeds in the second half of 2019, estimated to bring a high number of regional jobs, while Screen Yorkshire launched its region wide film Office in 2018.
PLACE, a film series by Film Construction has launched with a trailer. The series shows conversations between filmmakers that provide insight into location support and production services throughout New Zealand.