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International Moving Image Society changes for a new age and industry.

I have been honoured by being invited to join the board of this great film institution. The invitation comes at a time when our industry from top to bottom and end to end is facing its greatest challenges. But with these challenges go significant opportunities to develop, diversify, encourage and grow. No more so than …

Brighton & Hove LGBTQ+ Film Festival

Delighted to confirm that this year’s Brighton & Hove LGBTQ+ film Festival is going ahead. Now in its second year, Deborah Espect, herself of Moggy Film Productions, says the following: “Like many festivals in 2020, due to the Covid-19 crisis, we’ve had to cancel our live events and switch to delivering our programme online. We’re …

Wired Sussex Festival: “Three Sixty Degrees: New Ways of Experiencing Creative Performances”. Update: Saturday 12th October: This event sold out in 48 hours.

Date and Time” Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 1800-2100, Location, 3 Hanningtons Lane, Hanningtons Estate Brighton, BN1 1GS. Saturday 12th October: Following the news that this event sold out in 48 hours we will report back on how it was received. “As part of Brighton Digital Festival, the city’s hub for emerging technologies, The FuseBox, is …

Pleased to announce new initiative for all independent film makers.

Greetings, after a Summer break we are back with new promotions, announcements on independent filming productions and promotions and, immediately, a new national and international initiative to promote and support the work of independent filmmakers around the World. If you are an independent filmmaker, no matter how small, this can include you. It is what …

St Andrew’s School, Hove, filmmaking and the art of the possible……

Around 2012, Dave White and Steve Griffiths were teaching literature to year 6 pupils (so ages 10-11 in the English classroom system) at St Andrew’s School Hove, UK. The book they were focussed on was the C. S. Lewis legendary classic The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. The two teachers wanted to bring the …

Brighton & Hove Pride 2019 and a new film festival

Brighton & Hove Pride has become one of the biggest Pride festivals in the World, having started  out as a one off demonstration by the Sussex Gay Liberation Front in October 1972. With a history of innovation this year introduces, for the first time, a Pride Film Festival to run from 24th July – 4th …

International Moving Image Society event Tuesday 29 January.

The IMIS starting off its excellent work this year with a good Networking opportunity. Hope you can make it. We will be continuing to report on the work of the IMIS from this Blog throughout the coming year. Post-Holiday After Party: Xmas Might Be Gone, But The Party Is Still On

Production news from Deborah Espect and Moggy Productions. And a search quest for actors!

Readers to this Blog will be familiar with Deborah’s work, in particular her short film “The World Can Wait” which has appeared in festivals around the World and won a number of prestigious awards along the way. Also the music video which Moggy Productions did for “Useless Cities”, A Little Too Obtuse. Development news from …