Producers’ Forum meeting

Another event on Thursday 22nd! The Producers’ Forum will be holding our usual informal monthly meeting at the Midlands Art Centre on Thursday 22nd February. This is your chance to catch up on all of the news from the region and our members. This month we are holding a special writers’ showcase evening – we … [Read more…]

Disunited Nations conference

Distunted Nations: Cinema Beyond the Nation-State is an academic conference run by the University of Birmingham on 27-28 April at the MAC. Over the last few years a number of terms have been employed to conceptualise cinema beyond the boundaries of the nation-state, such as transnational cinema, accented cinema and transvergent cinema. Such terms respond … [Read more…]

Moseley Folk Line-up

The line-up for the Moseley Folk Festival 2007 is starting to come together. So far confirmed are Fairport Convention, Kate Rusby, Davey Graham, Tuung, Alisdair Roberts, Swarback’s Lazarus, Martha Tilston, Broadcast, Findlay Brown, Jim Moray, John Smith, Clive Palmer and Voice of the Seven Woods. The festival runs over the weekend of September 1st-2nd at … [Read more…]

Not Just The Archers

Podnosh lists some of the new radio dramas being broadcast on Radio 4 over the next few weeks that were produced in the BBC studios at the Mailbox.

Out Of Hours networking

Out Of Hours is a networking and social event for people working in the culture sector that tales place at the Light House in Wolverhampton. The next one is Monday March 5th, 5.30-7.30pm This evening we’re overflowing with interesting things to see, watch and listen to. There will be a screening of 7 Inch Cinema‘s … [Read more…]

Gig Review Roundup

Some recent live music reportage from West Midlands bloggers. Russ L went to see: Mothertrucker and Aereogramme at Bar Academy Mills And Boon, Voice of the Seven Woods, the Flower-Corsano Duo, D Louis Baker, Copter and Young James Long at the Capsule weekender in the Jug of Ale The Baron went to see: Foals, The … [Read more…]

Short Expresso

The PLOT site brings news of a short film, Expresso, which is being made in the region and has attracted some impressive talent including Norman Wisdom. Expresso is one of the films in Screen WM’s Digital Shorts scheme for 2006/7, part of the UK Film Council’s national programme “to enable filmmakers to make innovative shorts … [Read more…]

Rhubarb Seminar

This Saturday sees a Rhubarb Rhubarb seminar entitled Don’t Mention The Money at the Custard Factory. Over the last few years, there has been an increasing focus on the economics of working as a fine art photographer. This day concentrates on ideas, how they are formed, where they come from and how to grow them … [Read more…]