Curious about how you can make an appearance on screen when films are in town? Please join Film Birmingham and our special guest, Meg Deusner, Owner and Head Instructor of Acting Out Academy to learn more about how film casting works, what it’s like to be an extra and how you can become part of the scene! The workshop will take place on September 12th from 4pm – 6pm at the Virginia Stanford Theatre!
Acoryé White, a UAB alum and Birmingham Native, along with his partner Patrycja Kępa have directed the #1 self distributed film of 2023. Since opening in 45 theaters in 45 cities on March 31st, the new independent horror feature film TRINKET BOX has seized the top spot as the #1 self-distributed U.S. theatrical film release in 2023. Now streaming on tubi, check out this must see thriller!
You’re an essential part of our film ecosystem, and we want to get to know you. Join Film Birmingham at the Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema alongside other filmmakers, local crew, industry professionals, and creatives. We would love the opportunity to fill you in on everything Film Birmingham is doing to make Birmingham a more accessible city to work and film. Thursday, August 17th 5:00 – 7:00 pm Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema 1821 2nd
This program is for Southern makers. We seek to bring visibility to makers and communities who are oftentimes overlooked. The 2023 SDF Production Grant is now open. Deadline to apply is August 18, 2023. Project Directors should reside or have deep roots in one of the following twelve Southern states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Applicants must have a U.S. social security number or
Acting Classes Birmingham Native Acorye White and Partner Patricja Kepa to host Acting Development and Self Taping classes. Learn from industry professionals on the keys to success in the industry. All students will finish class knowing more about the industry and have a professional reel to add to their resume. Sign up before August 15th to get $25 off each week! See link below. https://anchoredlensclasses.square.site/
Learn the ins and outs of what it means to have your home, property, or business used as a set location for a film! Join us at Workplay on June 22nd and get your questions about the industry answered! Do you think your property would look great on the big screen? Are you interested in the possibility of hosting productions of different types and sizes as an additional source of revenue? If you own any
Get your own Film Birmingham Crew shirt to represent your city on set! This black shirt blends Film Birmingham with traditional set wear with CREW displayed on the back so people know you are a part of the industry in Birmingham! Pickup at our office for $19, or we can ship it to your door for $24 Pickup hours are Tuesday – Thursday from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm! Click here to purchase!
Matthew McConaughey is set to star in The Rivals of Amziah King, a new crime thriller. The Vast of Night‘s Andrew Patterson is set to write and direct. Plot details on The Rivals of Amziah King are being kept under wraps by production companies Black Bear Pictures and Heyday Films, but the film will be a gritty, atmospheric crime drama set in remote, rural Oklahoma. Link to Full Article:The Collider
Although it’s an entry-level position, the Production Assistant is at the foundation of any production. Set PAs do A LOT on set, and every legitimate production needs PAs to run effectively! Our PA workshop will equip you with everything you need to know to get your start in film, no film degree required!