Kind of a Big Deal – look at all this amazing talent we’ve got taking part in NFF 2021

Monsters Director Gareth Edwards studied BA (Hons) Film & Video at the University for the Creative Arts in Farnham (formerly the Surrey Institute of Art & Design) Frustrated by the scale he could achieve on his early films, Gareth taught himself computer graphics. For the next decade he used this skillset to work his way … More Kind of a Big Deal – look at all this amazing talent we’ve got taking part in NFF 2021

Could you benefit from a Film Industry mentor?

Screen Northants announces a new ScreenSkills Mentoring programme for those 18yrs+ living in Northamptonshire and the surrounding counties This new free ScreenSkills Mentoring programme in association with Screen Northants Academy is aimed at those living in Northants, or within a reasonable travel time of the county, who are 18yrs and are considered at an Early … More Could you benefit from a Film Industry mentor?

Northampton Film Festival listings so far

Now the programme is basically complete except for a few special guests we may sneak in! Read about it all below with handy individual links or check out everything here https://northamptonfilmfestival.eventive.org/ Day 1 Wed 12 May 10am – 5pm Live streaming prelight of The Operator short film. Free. Keep an eye on our social media … More Northampton Film Festival listings so far

Starting a new job during lockdown is one thing, organising and marketing a film festival during a pandemic is another!

We’ve had two interns working with us on Northampton Film Festival 2021. Here’s their thoughts! “Starting a new job during a lockdown is one thing, facilitating with organising and marketing a film festival during a pandemic is another thing! But – Northampton. Film. Festival. What film-loving grown-up Northampton kid would say no to this chance? … More Starting a new job during lockdown is one thing, organising and marketing a film festival during a pandemic is another!

Tickets and timetable now live for Northampton Film Festival 2021: Kind of a Big Deal

Northampton Film Festival 2021: Kind of a Big Deal – tickets go live! Get them here now https://northamptonfilmfestival.eventive.org/welcome We promised you ‘big deal’ so we’re bringing you: Q&As with Director Gareth Edwards  after a screening of his film ‘Monsters’, Director Mitch Jenkins with his ‘Show Pieces’ and Editor Colin Goudie from both, and that’s not … More Tickets and timetable now live for Northampton Film Festival 2021: Kind of a Big Deal

Behind the scenes of The Operator: Development

By Writer/Director Matt Riley After the script was in a place we could start Pre-Production – we needed to work out the details for the look, feel, and practicalities of the film. Traditionally films are made with a director (the “vision”), producers (the organisers/money/grown ups) and then different specialist departments. Set Design, Sound, Costume, Camera, … More Behind the scenes of The Operator: Development

First cast announcements for Northampton Film Festival’s ‘The Operator’

We’re very excited to announce that Amy De Bhrún is joining the cast of The Operator to play Sarah. An accomplished actress, Amy De Bhrún is best known for the recurring role of Steph Corbett in LINE OF DUTY (BBC).Other notable roles in the last year include ‘Jarl Hrolf’ in VIKINGS, ‘Pline’ in KRYPTON and … More First cast announcements for Northampton Film Festival’s ‘The Operator’

The Operator short film – filming as part of Northampton Film Festival 2021

As part of NFF 2021 we’re producing a short film. We know a lot of local people have missed out on film set experience this year due to the pandemic so we thought we’d bring you the next best thing – virtual set experience! We will be live streaming the process of making The Operator … More The Operator short film – filming as part of Northampton Film Festival 2021

Free online film-making workshops for NFF 2021

UPDATE: you can now watch the recorded live streams on our YouTube and Facebook. Are you thinking of entering our Northampton Film Festival Schools’ Competition? Or want to enter one of our 48hr Film Challenges and don’t know where to start? We’re running free online film workshops/webinars to get you started – you can simply … More Free online film-making workshops for NFF 2021