Bristol’s BBC Natural History Unit Expands to LA

Natalie MooreBristol

BBC Studios has announced plans to hire personnel to be based in Los Angeles for its world-renowned Natural History Unit, based in Bristol City of Film, in order to offer around the clock service to their growing number of US buyers. Additionally, this will allow the incubation of US-based natural history on and off-screen talent. This will be the first … Read More

The 48 Hour Challenge Returns for 2020!

Galway Film CentreGalway

The 48 Hour Challenge is back for 2020! Little Cinema Galway, with the support of Galway City of Film, are back again this year to host the fan-favourite 48 Hour Challenge! We are delighted to see this event return to bring some enjoyment, creativity, and camaraderie to our participants and audience members over this coming weekend. Filmmakers will be teaming … Read More

65 Semana Internacional de Cine de Valladolid (SEMINCI)

Eleanor PenderValladolid

Valladolid held, from 24 to 31 October, the 65th edition of SEMINCI. The public has been able to enjoy the more than 150 films that have been screened both face-to-face and online. The Espiga de Oro, the festival’s highest accolades, was for the film ‘Preparations to be together for an unknown period of time’.

49th International Student Film Festival Sehsüchte

Eleanor PenderPotsdam

Sehsüchte, a place for film students, film enthusiasts and established filmmakers. The largest student film festival in Europe happened due Covid-19-Pandemic from 23rd to 27th September 2020 for the first time as a hybrid-festival.

The cinematic face of Potsdam

Eleanor PenderPotsdam

“Film Studies bling-bling” is a new podcast from Dr. Anna Luise Kiss. Created in Potsdam, the podcast takes a look at hidden and well-known treasures, big and small diamonds from Film Studies. She also gives insights into her research project “The cinematic face of cities”.

Day of German Unity in Potsdam

Eleanor PenderPotsdam

Potsdam celebrated the German Unity from 5th September until 4th October 2020. 50 films were shown for free, and in addition, there were outdoor exhibitions focusing on Potsdam’s Film heritage, accompanied by a 3D art installation.

Potsdam new Boulevard des Films 

Eleanor PenderPotsdam

Beginning in 2021, the central Potsdam pedestrian zone will receive the “Boulevard des Films”. A jury has selected 50 Films that were shot in Potsdam. The films, produced between 1912 and 2015, will be visualized on the walkway.