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Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Making an income from your short documentary

Earlier this month I attended a panel at the Sheffield Doc/Fest which discussed the rise of the short form doc and tips for monetising and promoting such projects. The panel consisted of experts Kerrin Sheldon , Adam Gee , Katie Metcalfe , Eleni Atsikbasis and Myrto Papadogeorgou from Humanity TV, Adam Gee, Short of the Week, Phos Productions and City of Errors who all […]

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Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Free animation training for teachers

Are you a teacher or youth worker? Would you like to learn more about teaching animation to young people? Then come along to our free CPD event with Into Films on June 15th, 4pm to 6pm at the Movie Hub in Weston Favell Shopping Centre. An introduction to stop-motion animation (2 hours) Watch, analyse and […]

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Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

Film community react to plans of festival expansion

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Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Over 16s awards night

              By Danielle Hayden After a few techy teething problems at Monday’s Film Northants Under 16s  awards night, I was slightly apprehensive about what would happen at the Over 16s night. So, I made sure to pack my Macbook just in case (you never know when you might need […]

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Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Under 16s awards night

                By Danielle Hayden People of Northampton, watch out! After last night’s antics at Errol Flynn Filmhouse at the Under 16s awards night, I don’t quite know what to say. Coming to Northampton to help out with the Film Northants festival as a journalism student from Sheffield Hallam […]

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Friday, July 18th, 2014

Using Green Screen in the Classroom

Film Northants guest judge Ashley Williams talks about using a green screen to make films in the classroom. Green screen is a fantastic tool for use in the classroom. With just an iPad and a green sheet, a pupil can be landed in a different environment, country or time, broadening not only their understanding of […]

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Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Veteran producer Tony Klinger talks at Northants Film Network

Distilling almost 50 years in the film and television industry into 20 minutes is no mean feat, but veteran producer/writer Tony Klinger  did just that, at the Northants Film Network this week. Tony has worked with the likes of Roger Moore, Steve McQueen, Keith Moon and  Lee Marvin throughout his career which has encompassed documentaries, […]

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Monday, May 12th, 2014

Where are you?

Almost every time I leave an event or a happening in this town, I get the same train of thought. Where was everyone else? Every time I talk to people in their late teens or early 20’s about what’s going on locally, I hear the same complaints of a boring town with nothing going on. […]

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