Interface3, the startup I work at in Edinburgh, is a company specialising in educational multiplayer games for iPad for kids aged 4 and up. We're working on three unique titles set for release at the end of the summer, but yesterday announced a collaborative project with the award-winning Ko Lik Films animation house. Together, we're creating a storybook series entitled Not Lost In The Universe - and it's already looking great.
Animation and film studios are…Continue
Added by Jon Brady on July 4, 2012 at 9:56 — No Comments
PUMA.Creative and the BRITDOC Foundation announce the jurors for the PUMA.Creative Impact Award 2012: Hollywood actors and activists, Danny Glover and Djimon Hounsou; director, Mira Nair; writer and campaigner, Jemima Khan; and Executive Director of Greenpeace International, Kumi Naidoo. The second annual PUMA.Creative Impact Award, which honours the documentary films creating the most significant impact in the…Continue
Added by Luke W Moody on April 23, 2012 at 15:22 — No Comments
Filmmakers, I know you're very used to spending weekends and holidays (if you get one) filling out applications forms, adapting proposals and chasing the funds you need to get a good film made. Well this weekend you have an opportunity to apply for much more than just film finance - The Good Pitch brings together filmmakers with NGOs, foundations, philanthropists, brands and media around leading social issues – to forge coalitions and campaigns that are good…Continue
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In November I wrote a short film for BBC Learning on the 1911 singer factory strike. It will be broadcast tomorrow (13th January) in the learning zone, and also available on the BBC iplayer. You can see the individual films here.
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The Bertha BRITDOC Connect Fund - the first outreach and engagement fund in Europe, is open to filmmakers from around the world with smart, strategic outreach campaigns that have the ability to achieve real change on a local, regional or global level. £250,0000 a year for 3 years is available in grants. Steve James's The Interrupters is the first grantee. Rebecca…
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Filmmakers and producers are invited to submit their projects for Good Pitch Europe 2012. Good Pitch is an invitation-only event starting with an intensive two-day campaign development workshop, followed by the day-long live event. It's a partnership between The Channel 4 BRITDOC Foundation and The Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program and has been gaining momentum since the first international event in 2009.
You can read about…Continue
Added by Luke W Moody on January 5, 2012 at 13:09 — No Comments
Applications are now open for the PUMA.Creative Catalyst Awards in partnership with the BRITDOC Foundation, SPRING CALL, 2012. The PUMA.Creative Catalyst Award is an international documentary development fund of up to €5000 per film. The Awards are designed to support the development of your documentary film idea and give you resources to…
Added by Luke W Moody on January 5, 2012 at 13:08 — No Comments
Today, PUMA.Creative in partnership with Channel 4 BRITDOC Foundation announced 10 new winners of PUMA.Creative Catalyst Awards. These awards support the very best in creative documentary filmmaking, and provide funds to further assist filmmakers. The winning films—with production spanning five continents—cover topics of sustainability, nuclear crisis, economy, race, class and more.
The PUMA.Creative Catalyst…
Added by Luke W Moody on December 1, 2011 at 14:58 — No Comments
Yesterday at IDFA, BRITDOC and the Bertha Foundation announced a wonderful new partnership: The Bertha Foundation is investing in BRITDOC's future, joining the Board of Directors and launching two new funds worth £1.5 million to filmmakers over the next three years. At the outset, Steve James's award winning The Interrupters and Soniya Kirpalani’s We The People are the first projects to receive support.
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The Good Pitch is entering its third year and it’s coming to Europe to fast-track effective, world-changing partnerships between documentary film and the foundation, NGO, brand, philanthropy and media sectors.
Come join us to learn more about this new model, meet the…Continue
Added by Luke W Moody on August 12, 2011 at 12:43 — No Comments
On May 20th 2011 the Good Pitch touched down at the Ford Foundation in New York City with eight pitching projects and over 260 decision-making attendees, ranging from foundations, NGOs, campaigners, philanthropists, policy makers and brands. Over…
Added by Luke W Moody on May 24, 2011 at 15:20 — No Comments
The Good Pitch Europe 2011 is coming to London in October
Call for Entries now open until Friday May 27th 2011 …
Added by Luke W Moody on April 27, 2011 at 16:39 — No Comments
We're inviting a small number of brains to take part in a focus group session to help improve and develop the Landshare website, and would like to hear from anyone interested in taking part.
The session will take place at the KEO Films office in Govan, Glasgow, on Thursday 17th February from 11am - 2pm. You don't need any experience in order to take part - we want to speak to a broad mix of site users and complete newcomers to the site, to find out what you like and…