The Lockdown to Spell The End of Cinema

Following the release of Cineworld’s interim results update showing it has seen revenue fall from $2.15bn in H1 2019 to…
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Red Carpet Palais du Film Stairs Cannes Film Festival 2013 © Joe Alvarez

Should Filmmakers Consider Virtual Festivals and Premieres?

What are the benefits of an online festival premiere? It’s been the question on the lips of filmmakers, sales agents,…
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Diana Panton © Brent Perniac for Ikon London Magazine

Juno Award-Winning Singers Diana Panton and Steve Strongman Perform Live in Canada After The Lockdown

Live music returns! JUNO Award-winning performers took on the stage of Westdale Theatre in Hamilton last week to perform for to…
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Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson The Meyerowitz Stories fil premiere Cannes Film Festival © Joe Alvarez

Lockdown Theatre: Emilia Clarke & Emma Thompson in Virtual Table Read of Noël Coward’s ‘Private Lives’

Following the sell-out success of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting For Godot in June, Lockdown Theatre, in association with The Royal Theatrical…
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Film Director Stelios Daniel Antoniou

Indie Filmmaking during COVID: ‘Ethereal Living’ Director Stelios Daniel Antoniou

Film director and screenwriter Stelios Daniel Antoniou wrapped the principal photography of his short film Ethereal Living, thanks to the…
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Tilds Swinton Cinema Seat BFI

SURVEY: UK Indie Cinemas Will Only Survive Three Months With Social Distancing

The majority of UK independent cinemas would only survive three months with social distancing measures, according to a survey by…
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Lockdown Hauntings by director Howard J Ford

Lockdown Hauntings: Feature Film Shot During The Lockdown

An Independent Film Director Howard J Ford announced the completion of principal photography on his latest feature film ‘THE LOCKDOWN…
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Mickey Rourke © Paramount Pictures

Mickey Rourke’s ‘Take Back’ Wraps Principal Photography During Lockdown

Director Christian Sesma's (PAY DIRT, VIGILANTE DIARIES) latest film 'Take Back' completed the principal photography during COVID-19 pandemic. The film is…
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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Photo courtesy of BAFTA

UK £500m Insurance Fund to Jumpstart Film and TV Production

On Tuesday, the culture secretary, Oliver Dowden, announced a scheme in which the government effectively takes on the role of…
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DJ Ryan Swain

Performer Ryan Swain: Entertaining Lockdown Journey

As the lockdown finally starts easing, and the government has coughed out some dosh to save the arts and live…
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Sam Rockwell at the BAFTAs Winners Room Best Supporting Actor - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri © Joe Alavrez

BAFTA Confirms New Date & Eligibility for 2021

BAFTA announced temporary changes to the Film Awards 2021 eligibility rules Sunday 11 April 2021 confirmed as a new date…
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Scarlett Johansson at the Red Carpet of the Premiere of Under The Skin in Venice Film Festival © Joe Alvarez

Venice Film Festival To “Happen as Scheduled”

Luca Zaia, governor of Italy’s Veneto region, which encompasses Venice, confirmed on Sunday (May 24) the Venice Film Festival “will…
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Film production during COVID-19 guidelines

GUIDELINES: Filming During COVID-19

Following the government's clarification on the imposed lockdown, the TV and Film Production industries are strongly encouraged to return to…
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COVID-19: Children’s Mental Health Concerns

The Government could miss a once in a generation opportunity to put children's mental health and wellbeing at the heart…
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Phillip Schofield & Emma Willoughby ITV Gala 2015 © Joe Alvarez

REPORT: COVID-19 Impact on TV Production

A new report by Ampere Analysis has revealed that there will be disruption to the supply and release of new…
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Tim Whitwell

The Show Must Go On: Producing TV During the Lockdown

Tim Whitwell, the Creative Director of ITV ‘A Very British Lockdown: Diaries from the Frontline’ speaks about the producing during…
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