Thursday, 14 July 2011

Weekly Bulletin 14/07/11

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The old Facebook Group is due to be archived soon so we will no longer be able to message members via Facebook. All future bulletins will therefore be sent via the mailing list so please do sign up if you want to continue to receive them.

Otherwise you can keep up with BFC developments via the Facebook page (

Keep an eye out on the website for extra news and information:

We now also have a Facebook Fanpage for you to 'like':











 -If you would like to propose holding a workshop for the BFC please contact the workshops coordinator Elena Saorin.

Email: Elena.Saorin[at]



- The next MovieBar will take place 7.30pm Monday 1st of August at its new home upstairs in the Caroline of Brunswick. The line-up features a few films made by or with the help of BFC members, including Anthony Carpendale's three trailers produced for the 48 hour film challenge and Andy Nicholls' epic and ambitious short Straight Out. There will also be a premiere of Jenny Ringo and the Monkey's Paw - a horror comedy made by  BFC co-head and MovieBar organiser Chris Regan.

You can see the full line-up here -

- Speaking of Anthony Carpendale, he has also entered two of his 48 hour film challenge films as well as another short into Shooting People's film of the month for July. Here are the links - please take a look and if you are a member of Shooting People 'like' the films:

'The Man Who Shouts At Seagulls' -
'Lick My Crutch' -
'The Most Boring Woman In The World' -

- Two BFC members have entered short films into the Virgin Media Shorts competition -

Jason Davison - Mobius Dick (pt1) -

Gavin O'Mally-Richardson & Tom Kelly - Last Days Of Summer -

Please show your support and watch the films. Also if anyone else has submitted a film please let us know.

- Oscar winning film editor Chris Dickens and BBC Radio 1 Controller Andy Parfitt will be guests at The Space on Thursday 7th July. Find out more at

- Kit Durant is holding a charity short film screening a the Duke of York Picturehouse on August 28th. If you would like to find out more or submit a film to be screened please e-mail Kit at kd218[at]



- The launch for the July Film Challenge will be taking place this Friday 15th July at the Latest Bar, Manchester Street at 7.30pm. Full details can be found on that Facebook page  -


- Don't forget we have Fan Page on facebook with more news and updates than you get with the standard group so please click 'like' on the page

- Blogs, Articles, Tutorials !! If anyone would like to write blogs or small articles on relevant filmmaking topics then please get in touch. We would love to start getting members more involved with generating online content when the new website is up and running. The kind of thing we are looking for is perhaps a small article on some of the best websites for scriptwriting information and advice or an article on how to use crowd funding sites. New articles and blogs will be linked here. If you are interested please contact.



- Elena Saorin is looking for funding for her short film Dolls. You can check out her rather pretty website and contribute at


You can also add new information directly onto our website or Fanpage walls.

If I have missed any news or details or I made a mistake, please email me so I can correct it!