UNESCO Film Cities Film Education and Media Literacy Forum 2020

Natalie MooreŁódź, Bradford, Bristol, Busan, Collaborative, Network, Terrassa

UNESCO Cities of Film map

On Thursday 26 November 2020, UNESCO Cities of Film from around the world came together to deliver an online forum to discuss film education and media literacy. The event was an opportunity to share knowledge and good practice and help each other to use the power of the moving image as a key tool to inspire and empower young minds. Presentations … Read More

75 Years of UNESCO

Natalie MooreBristol, Network

Mayor of Bristol Marvin Rees reflects on the importance of the city of Bristol’s relationship with UNESCO, on the anniversary of its creation in 1945. Originally published on the Mayor’s blogsite, thebristolmayor.com. Today (16th November 2020) marks 75 years of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). Founded after World War II to promote peace, and now representing 193 … Read More

Announcing Misleór 2020!

Galway Film CentreGalway

Galway City of Film is delighted to support the return of the Misleór Festival of Nomadic Cultures. This festival had a fantastic debut last year and we are excited to see what it has to offer this year. ‘Misleór’ is Galway’s inaugural festival celebrating the rich heritage of nomadic cultures. The name ‘Misleór’ comes from the Cant/Gammon word for Traveller … Read More

Introduction to Virtual Production with Dan May and HaZ Dulull

Galway Film CentreGalway

Galway City of Film and Galway Film Centre are delighted to be able to offer two FREE talks from veteran industry professionals on the subject of Virtual Production. “My Journey into Real Time Filmmaking and Virtual Production” with HaZ Dulull takes place on Monday November 23rd 2020 at 11am. “Let’s Talk Virtual Production” with Dan May takes place on Wednesday November 25th  2020 … Read More

It’s showtime for NSW screen industry with $175 million investment for Made in NSW

Amelia Carew-ReidSydney

Behind the scenes: On the set of the garden and grounds for Columbia Pictures’ PETER RABBIT. Courtesy Animal Logic.

“NSW really is the place for every story, and we are open for business.”  The NSW Government has announced $175 million investment for screen production through the Made in NSW fund, which will support high-end screen productions in NSW, creating jobs, and significantly contributing to the State’s economy.Home to world-class crews and production facilities, extraordinary talent, and unique scenery across … Read More

The contest ‘One Shot Terrassa City of Film’ an international success

Terrassa City Of FilmTerrassa

The first edition of the ‘One Shot Terrassa City of Film’ was held in the city of Terrassa as part of the celebration of the ‘Week of Cinema’ and the sequence shot was the main protagonist of it all. Despite being the first time, this event has achieved great international success: 1,700 tapes were received from 102 different countries. This … Read More

“Preventive Creativity”: 1st virtual meeting of artists and creators of the UNESCO Creative Cities in Spain

Terrassa City Of FilmCollaborative, Terrassa

Under the title “Preventive Creativity”, the nine Spanish UNESCO Creative Cities gave voice to their artists, creators and intellectuals in a virtual meeting from Terrassa, the host of the event as part of the ‘3rd Film Week’. Important guests: Sixteen prominent professionals linked to different cities attended the roundtable’s streaming. The artists Conrad Roset and Anna Taratiel were the cultural … Read More

Friday 31st October 2020 marked World Cities Day

David WilsonBradford, Collaborative, Network

Friday 31st October 2020 marked World Cities Day – a number of events took place around the world to commemorate the role cities play in many aspects of life from sustainable development to responses to the current pandemic.   The Theme for 2020 was World Cities Day: Value communities, today and for the future For World Cities Day 2020, held under the global … Read More