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Our feature section will give you some deeper background to the issues affecting films and filmmakers in Glasgow. We'll post new articles here every month or so.

Here you can find interviews with Industry figures and articles discussing matters pertinent to the screen industry as a whole.

page icon graphic Cannes International Film Festival 13th - 24th May 2009
  Jennifer Reynolds represented Glasgow Film Office as part of the UK Pavillion at the Cannes Film Festival this year.  Click here for highlights from her trip.
page icon graphic BROADCAST Factual Commissioning Forum 11th March 2009
  The Factual Commisioning Forum covers the latest opportunities in the format covering what the commissioners are looking for and how much money they have to spend.  Local production outfit La Belle Allee Productions attended the event this year and their observations can be found here.
page icon graphic BROADCAST Video Expo 17th - 19th February 2009
  Barbara Orton from True TV and Darryl Hewat from Hammerhead TV both attended the Broadcast Video Expo to get the latest news on todays' rapidly advancing technological opportunities.  Find out what they made of the event here.
page icon graphic GFO Newsletter February 2009
  For all the latest news and the lowdown on last year's filming activity, check out our February edition of the newsletter.
page icon graphic Britain's Got Talent - 19th - 20th January 2009
  At the start of the year, Tern Television attended the Nations and Regions conference in Salford.   The hot topics revolved around the current and future position of regional programming.  Check out their report on this event here.
page icon graphic Glasgow Film Office Annual Round up
  Glasgow Film Office has recorded a bumper year, with a record number of high impact productions filming in the city. To read up on all our 2008 stats and activity please click here.
page icon graphic Future Media Conference
  With GFO support, Simon Meek from Tern Television recently attended C21's Future Media Conference in London which examined the most successful digital projects of the year with panels featuring more than 50 of the leading players in the sector. Check out Simon's report on the event.
page icon graphic Film Finance Summit
  John Williamson from The Truth About Youth and Arabella Croft from Black Camel Pictures report back from the recent Film Finance Summit held in London in October.  Read about their observations from this annual event here.
page icon graphic MGEITF Report
  In this short report, Owen Thomas of Savalas Audio Post Production outlines his views and observations from the 2008 Media Guardian International Television Festival.  Read the report here.
page icon graphic NAB 2007
  M8 Media (formerly Jim Allison Editing) recently attended NAB 2007, the world's largest electronic media show, in Las Vegas.  Read about the event here.
page icon graphic Discovery Campus master school Open training session, Belfast, 9 - 11 March 2007
  Marie Olesen of Autonomi reports back from the first Open Training Session at the Discovery Campus Masterschool 2007 programme. Entitled Journalism and Documentaries and attended by commissioners and independent producers from all over Europe, the symposium provides a good overview of the current state documentary across all genres. Read more here...
page icon graphic World Congress of Science & Factual Producers, November 2006, Manchester
  Margaret Scott, Director of Creative & Business Development, MnE Television. Read more here...
page icon graphic Media Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival
  Catherine Murtagh, Marketing Manager, Film City Glasgow reports from the 2006 Festival. Read more here...
page icon graphic MIP Report – Synchronicity Films April 3 rd – 8 th
  In this short report Claire Mundell of Synchronicty Films details her highlights from the International Television Market - MIP TV. Read more here...
page icon graphic The Promised Land: Nations and Regions Conference
  Read the low down on the Nations & Regions Conference held earlier this month – Karen Smyth of La Belle Allee Productions outlines the key points in this short report.
page icon graphic Visual Effects
  The area of visual effects has been vastly expanding over recent years; in this article Glasgow based company Once Were Farmers outline their thoughts on this developing field.
page icon graphic IBC Conference [ 9th - 13th September 2005 ]
  The recent IBC Conference in Amsterdam was attended by Jim Allison of JAe Ltd.  In his short report, Jim covers both the business and the technical opportunities available at this annual event.

  Past Features
page icon graphic 55th Berlinale
page icon graphic Screen International, European Film Finance Summit, Berlin
page icon graphic Screen International's UK Film Finance Summit
page icon graphic Angus Lamont : Toronto Film Festival
page icon graphic Clara Glynn : New Directions 2002
page icon graphic Julie Fraser (Part Two)
page icon graphic Julie Fraser (Part One)
page icon graphic Owen Thomas
page icon graphic Jim McRoberts
page icon graphic Beverley Syme
page icon graphic Andy Harris
page icon graphic Willy Wands
page icon graphic Tommy Gormley
page icon graphic South By Southwest
   
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