WFTV News

21st November 2014
Heather Croall, director of internationally renowned film festival, Sheffield Doc/Fest was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in front of hundreds of graduating Media Arts and Communications students this week.
21st November 2014
This month, Shooting People welcome Carol Morley, outlaw and great British talent to the judging seat for Film of the Month. Morley, with a string of presitigious awards in her pocket, is best known for work that blurs the line between fact and fiction. Her films include Grierson Award winning documentary The Alcohol Years and Dreams of a Life featuring Zawe Ashton.
21st November 2014
BitTorrent, the peer-to-peer file distribution network that has been repositioning itself as a legit friend and home to the creative industries, is today embarking on the latest phase of its strategy to build a bigger business model for itself, and the musicians, filmmakers and others whose content gets distributed on its network. It is opening its paygate-based business model to all artists and others who would like to use BitTorrent to distribute their content.
10th November 2014
When choosing what to watch on the big screen, cinemagoers are often guided by age ratings determined by a film's representation of issues such as sex and violence. But a new rating allows fans to pick a movie based on its feminist credentials.
7th November 2014
Birds Eye View’s highly acclaimed flagship film-business training programme Filmonomics will return in January 2015, with new focuses on developing confidence, facing failure and rejection and trend-forecasting for storytelling and future audiences. Supported by Creative Skillset, Filmonomics was created in association with former Screen International editor-in-chief Colin Brown, author of the Filmonomics blog for Slated.com.
5th November 2014
In 1995, the UK signed the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, a global commitment to end gender inequality. Every five years, governments review their progress on the Platform for Action and set priorities for the years ahead. The UK Government wants to hear your views on 1) the progress that has been made to improve the lives of women and girls  in the UK and 2) the future priorities for women and girls they need to focus on.  
5th November 2014
At this year’s Aesthetica Short Film Festival there are a range of female directors represented, working in a variety of genres, including animation, documentary, thriller, comedy, drama, artists’ film, experimental, advertising, fashion and music video. Dealing with a variety of topics, such as heartbreak, anorexia, farming and work, the directors all approach their subjects in imaginative and creative ways.
4th November 2014
If you love film, these Early Bird passes are essential to make sure you don’t miss out on must-see screenings and exciting new cinema in Glasgow.
20th October 2014
Women, old, and disabled still under-represented on TV, says diversity study TV younger and more male than population, claims Creative Diversity Network, which also highlights lack of ethnic minorities
20th October 2014
Production and Post Forum 2014 - Noverber 5-6th, at BAFTA, Picadilly Circus

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