Birmingham Film Studio

On Friday, I was invited to attend a meetup at Birmingham Film Studio to briefly talk about Worcestershire Film Festival and showcase a few films.  I chose to screen Happy Birthday, Dear Universe as a visual explanation to what film means to us.  I then played the winning ‘Lights’, the trailer for ‘How To Become A Criminal Mastermind’ and Spanish horror, ‘Refuggio 115’ to represent the diversity of the films we had in November.

Birmingham Film Studio is based in Digbeth and has a green screen facility, a warehouse studio and an outside lot, providing lots of opportunities for filmmakers.  They also have live production equipment and RED cameras to hire.  Run by a bunch, friendly people, the Studio is hoping to encourage film production in the  Midlands, something that we are very passionate about ourselves.

The meetup I attended is a monthly event for filmmakers and I met many new people, directors and actors, all interested in developing projects.  There was a prize draw that I was asked to draw for a free day in the green studio.  Dave Tomlin won (he’s on a winning streak!)  I promised to play the film that’s made at next year’s Worcestershire Film Festival.

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