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Last chance to apply for Shakespeare's Sister!
Rainbow Party
Want to make a Shakespeare-inspired short?

What are you waiting for? We’ve teamed up with the British Council to offer two all-female filmmaking teams £15k grants to produce a short film inspired by the iconic playwright. Successful teams also receive expert mentoring from Film4 and membership to Women in Film & Television. Applications close midday on Tuesday 3 November.

Opportunities and events 
usheru Film Hack
FilmHack with usheru

Tuesday 3 November

Thinking of making a micro-budget feature? Head to this free masterclass from cinema recommendations app usheru, where our own Senior Microwave Executive Olivier Kaempfer will be on hand to answer your questions about financing and production for micro-budget features.

Cinema For All Student Cinema Conference
Cinema For All's Student Cinema Conference

Saturday 14 November

Do you run, or want to run, a university student cinema? Find out about the world of film distribution and exhibition at the annual Cinema For All Student Cinema Conference, taking place at Imperial Cinema next month.

Closing the Gap
Festival Strategies at NFTS

Friday 20 November

You've made your film, but where should it go next? When you're working with a limited budget, how can you make sure you're picking the right festivals? NFTS are offering a half-day course to help you do exactly this, with help from BAFTA nominee Afarin Eghbal.

Catch up with Film London
Vacancies at Film London

Applications are currently open for our Acting Head of Communications and Business Development Assistant - Games.
Deadlines are 2 November and 9 November respectively. 

Points of Departure

Tickets are now on sale for a weekend of events profiling and featuring the six artists shortlisted for this year’s Film London Jarman Award, taking place at the Whitechapel Gallery.

James Bond in Spectre

You can't get much more London than Bond. To celebrate the release of Spectre, find out more about the London locations from the film and how members of the London Filming Partnership played a key role in making it happen.

Don't miss your festival deadline

BFI Future Film Festival – 30 OctoberCeltic Media Festival – 30 October; The British Independent Film Festival  1 November; British Shorts – 2 November; SXSW – 3 November; The Manchester Film Festival – 7 November; Snowdance Independent Film Festival – 15 November; Berlin International Film Festival – 17 November (Shorts)Mexico International Film Festival – 20 November