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Industry execs discuss all things filmmaking.
From the Archive to the Farmyard
By James Weddup
3 July 2017
As LGBT Pride month comes to an end, James explores the abundance of queer film and TV treasures at this summer's festivals.
straight 8: Why it's fun to shoot in one of the hardest ways imaginable
By Ed Sayers
30 June 2017
Ed fills us in on his super 8mm competition, straight 8, and the joys of shooting on film.
Listen to Britain - Again!
13 June 2017
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Listen To Britain, 12 aspiring filmmakers have been commissioned to capture the diversity of contemporary Britain.
From the streets of Oldham to La Croisette
By Alice Ramsey
25 May 2017
Alice walks us through the incredible journey of team behind Real Gods Require Blood, the iWrite short funded by NETWORK, currently playing Cannes Critics' Week.
Croisetiquette: Surviving Cannes
By Tricia Tuttle
16 May 2017
Tricia shares her top tips for anyone who is attending their first Cannes this year.
NETWORK Favours the Bold
By David Kimbangi
11 April 2017
BFI NETWORK announces new short film awards available to filmmakers whose work is chosen as a NETWORK Pick.
BFINETWORK @FLARE Mentorships in partnership with BAFTA: Meet the filmmakers
22 March 2017
Find out all about the six filmmakers who will be mentored through the programme this year.
BFI NETWORK X BAFTA Crew: Your questions answered
16 March 2017
There’s just under a week left to apply, so find out more about what the programme has to offer
How to get the most out of the Berlin Film Festival and the European Film Market
By Katie Ellen
10 February 2017
As the 67th Berlinale hits its stride, here are some tips for getting to grips with the first major film industry event of the year
Listen to Britain: Now and then
By Patrick Russell
30 January 2017
I can’t wait to see what Listen to Britain inspires in today’s budding filmmakers, occupying a very different media landscape, using very different technology, reacting to a very different society.
Listen to Britain: 2017
30 January 2017
Inspired by Humphrey Jennings and Stewart McAllister’s original, Listen to Britain 2017 is an exciting opportunity for new and emerging filmmakers.
Best of the Postroom 2016
By Dionne Farrell
21 December 2016
We round up 2016 with 12 of our favorite Postroom script and short film submissions.