Birmingham-made film NFA to premiere at Edinburgh International Film Festival – News “not only was it filmed on location but also stars Birmingham-born actor Patrick Baladi, who played Ricky Gervais’s boss in The Office, and was produced by 104 Films, a production company co-founded by acclaimed Sutton Coldfield filmmaker Justin Edgar” Cultural Entrepreneurship Annette Naudin’s … [Read more…]
Creative Times have published some predictions and resolutions for 2012 featuring contributions from Noel Dunne, Katie Day and James Yarker among others. Their hopes and aspirations cover better collaboration, apps for artists and a look at what to expect from Birmingham’s theatre scene over the coming months. Have you got any predictions you’d like to make?
I Like Theatre is a lovely, simple idea and a nice progression from last year’s theatre pledge cards. Note: a mention of the West Midlands Theatre Awards 2012. You saw it there first. I Like Theatre was prompted by Ian Craddock at Old Joint Stock Theatre from an initial idea and Pledge Card from James Yarker at Stan’s … [Read more…]
Dance blogs in the West Midlands If you like dance, these are the blogs to follow Tindal Street Press’s summer ebook success | Tindal St Press “This summer the clear genre appeal of a regional crime novel and a summer beach romance have reached more readers than we could have expected”. Nicely done. Iona Waite … [Read more…]
I’ve just noticed that Paul Hadley’s been interviewing people named in the Birmingham Post’s Power 50 and has managed to get hold of quite a few of the creative nominees. Here are a few: Councillor Martin Mullaney Kerry Thomas James Yarker Simon Wales Helga Henry Clare Edwards Justice Williams MBE
For the next CiB Project we’ve been asked to take part in Capsule‘s 10th birthday celebrations. We’re getting together a bunch of Birmingham creative types, putting them on a stage for 3 minutes and asking them ‘What would you do if you were given the run of a space like Vivid?’ Featured folks will include: … [Read more…]
A couple of weeks back there was a meet-up of West Mids theatre folk – the event was called The Challenge of Change and (from what I understand) there were two days of workshops and discussions around the future of West Mids theatre. Graeme Rose (Stan’s Cafe, The Modified Toy Orchestra, etc) has written up … [Read more…]