News from the Industry, May week 1

View from offered accommodation in Cannes

Includes: Cannes festival accommodation offer; connect with the BFI's Film consulation; Creative England new website launch.


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New Horizons for UK Film: Consultation event dates - Sheffield - 23 May, Bristol - 24 May, Newcastle - 25 May, Cardiff - 25 May, Birmingham - 28 May, Glasgow - 29 May, London - 30 May, Manchester - 31 May, Belfast - 1 June.
Take part in the BFI’s consultation to discuss its proposals in support of the future of UK film. Book now for one of our consultation events; Give your views online from 14 May 2012. New Horizons for UK Film outlines the BFI's proposals for investing Lottery support for UK film and sets out a fresh agenda to capitalise on British creativity and talent. The proposals cover a wide range of activities for supporting filmmaking, production, development, distribution and exhibition, education, skills development and film heritage – with a central focus on building audiences across the UK and on all platforms. On 14 May we will launch a UK-wide consultation on these proposals and we welcome your comments. Do you agree with our priorities? Are the proposals right? How can the final plan be improved? If you have received this email you are invited to attend one of our open consultations and discuss your views with us in person. For more information or to rsvp for an event, please register though Eventbrite. The consultation document will be available online from 14 May. Whether you can attend one of our events or not, we also invite you to feedback online through the consultation questionnaire available at The consultation closes at midnight on 10 June. We hope you can join us. Spaces are limited so please book early. Best wishes, Amanda Nevill, Chief Executive, BFI

Fwd: Anita's Cannes accom offer - photos Double Bedroom / Balcony - Cannes apmt
From: anita lewton <>
Dear Friends and colleagues ( apols collective email but..)Please feel free to pass on to anybody who might take it-  I have to pay the landlady so plz plz pass on ...NB** the first week is UNAVAILABLE here so there is nothing from the start of the festival etc. also I am not arriving til 21st evening -thanks
Central Cannes Accom offer :
Old Town above Bus station - 5 mins walk Palais etc.
Share quiet refurbished 1 bed apmt with British Producer/ Trainer
I have double bed/room for two film colleagues from Tues am 22nd til Sat 26th May - 2012
€300 per person for that time - local landlady (next door ) and I will handle any arrival/ keys hand over etc)
Shared bathroom, new kitchen, lovely balcony - quiet nice view across Napoule and lovely area for late night bars meals etc. Address : 24 Rue Louis Perissol, Le Suquet, Cannes 06400

There is lots going on in the industry, and a good place to touch down is the BFI...

BFI: A New Era for British Film

Film makes a key contribution to the UK economy as well as playing a vital role in the cultural richness of the country. Explore this site to discover the many ways in which the BFI supports and partners the UK film industry.

Discover more about funding and advice and industry news here :


Creative England new website

From supporting the development of full-length feature films through iFeatures2 to seed-funding the most exciting new digital SMEs, Creative England’s remit is broad and growing.



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