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.
A PBS show is filming in Birmingham, Alabama. We’re looking for capable and eager PA’s who can work local to the area. Those without need of a hotel will be given priority. This is a non-union, documentary-style television show. There may be the need for a PA to help with some runs on August 9th (this will be paid). There will also be some driving involved to make quick runs during the shoot. The ability
2022 SOUTHERN DOCUMENTARY FUND PRODUCTION GRANTS APPLICATIONS DUE JULY 18 The Southern Documentary Fund is now accepting applications for 2022 Production Grants, due July 18th by 10:59 pm CST. SDF will be awarding $10,000 each to five filmmakers directing their lenses at powerful Southern stories. Filmmakers at all levels are encouraged to apply for this funding opportunity. Project Directors must be 18 years or older and reside or have deep roots in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida,
So you’re interested in joining the film industry? Looking for a creative side gig? Please join Film Birmingham on Tuesday, April 19th from 4:00 -6:00 pm for our first every Location Scout Training Seminar. The seminar will include an on-site scouting session at the Lyric Theatre as well as an instructional presentation on best practices, location scout basics, and how to maximize our ReelScout database. Please bring a smartphone or camera to take photos at
Join Sidewalk for a free career panel featuring women working in different aspects of film & media! This panel is free with RSVP and will also be live-streamed at 7 pm on March 22. This panel is an ideal setting for current students and recent graduates to learn and ask questions about breaking into filmmaking and media careers. Panelists: Kayla Gladney, Kelsey Harrison Ianuzzi, Anissa Latham Moderator: Jessica Chriesman
Interview by Tonia Trotter Photos by Ambre Amari This August marks Sidewalk Film Festival’s 23rd year. The nationally recognized festival is the premier event for the nonprofit organization dedicated to building audiences for independent film and encouraging filmmaking in Alabama. Celebrating inclusion and diversity, Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema also produces the SHOUT LGBTQ Film Festival and runs an array of educational programs for film fans of all ages and levels of expertise. Fueling that
Interview by Tonia Trotter Photos by Ambre Amari In a downtown alleyway sits a hidden gem of a camera house and production studio in an unmarked historic building. A team of Hollywood veterans with homegrown roots have made this space their headquarters as they work to expand Birmingham’s national profile and role in the film industry. With a shared passion for creating new opportunities for our city’s workforce, Field of View‘s Kevin Key, Jamie Cottle,
Dan Bell Casting is now casting Athletes, Sports Teams and their Coaches in the Birmingham Alabama area for a TV commercial! All types of sports and organized teams and players (e.g., basketball, baseball, softball, football, soccer, swimming, cheerleaders, gymnastics, tennis, volleyball, wrestling, lacrosse, ANY team activity welcome). Casting Thursday, July 11th – Sunday, July 14th in the Birmingham area. If chosen, filming is one day between July 19th – 24th. This is a paid casting
A Comedy Central TV Pilot is looking for a diverse cast that will feature a wide range of both male and female African Americans, as well as Hispanic/Latino, Caucasian, and Asian individuals. Tattoos WITH RELEASES is a plus! They are not seeking any minors, at this time. Shoot dates: May 20-24, 2019 Rate: $8/HR Please send submissions to EMAIL: email@example.com SUBJECT: JCP Include the following information: Name Aage City/State Height Weight Clothing Sizes Phone Number
A TV Pilot coming to Birmingham is taking resumes for various CREW positions. **Locals Only** Please email: JCPresumes@gmail.com Subject: AL (the position you’re submitting for) Make sure that all resumes are in PDF form. Please note that Film Birmingham is not in charge of hiring and is not receiving resumes for this production. All resumes must be sent to the email address listed above.