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A tribute to Helen North

2018-11-12T12:59:13+01:00January, 2018|Our Work|

Helen was one of Raising Films' greatest behind-the-scenes champions in the last two years. She attended our first family-friendly BFI screening of The Secret of Kells with her two lovely daughters and subsequently became involved in the initial discussions and shaping [...]

Making it Possible 2017

2018-11-12T12:59:24+01:00September, 2017|Our Work|

With 50 people benefiting from our Making it Possible personal and career development days in 2016, we are delighted to announce that applications are now open for another 36 parents & carers from all roles across the film & TV industry [...]

Raising Films launch #RaisingOurGame

2018-11-12T12:59:24+01:00July, 2017|Our Work|

The Raising Films founders today launched our most wide-ranging report to date to an audience of industry influencers at BFI Southbank. Entitled Raising our Game the report, by Dr Tamsyn Dent, looks at next steps for the Film & TV industry [...]

CLOSR Coaches Confirmed

2018-11-12T12:59:37+01:00April, 2017|Our Work|

We are delighted to confirm the wonderful Pippa Best and Jan Armstrong have come on board as coaches for our CLOSR Development Programme. Pippa has worked in feature film development and as a script consultant for over 20 years. She project [...]

CLOSR Development Programme

2018-11-12T12:59:37+01:00March, 2017|Our Work|

Applications now open for CLOSR Development Programme for Director/Producer/Writer Parents and Carers in the English Regions CLOSR (Closer to Home) is a response to our 2016 Making it Possible survey, which found two consistent barriers for parents and carers looking to [...]

Moving on up

2018-11-12T12:59:49+01:00December, 2016|Festivals & Industry Events, Our Work|

Filmmaker Hope Dickson Leach reflects on the last couple of weeks representing Raising Films at a range of exciting events that took place around the UK The last week has seen a flurry of activity around the country. Gatherings of people looking to [...]

Making It Possible: The Return!

2018-11-12T13:00:08+01:00October, 2016|Our Work|

This autumn, we are pleased to bring more opportunities for industry professionals to access our unique and family-friendly 'Making It Possible' training events.    This programme is supported by Creative Skillset’s Film Skills Fund, with BFI’s Film Forever National Lottery funds, [...]

Raising Films Recommends…: London Film Festival 2016

2018-11-12T13:00:08+01:00September, 2016|Our Work|

Raising Films is going to be participating in lots of film festivals over the coming year – and we're pretty excited. For your viewing pleasure, and to celebrate awesome family and caring-centred filmmaking, we'll be offering recommendations for each of them for festival attendees, [...]

#MakeItPoss: Raising Films’ Survey is Now LIVE

2018-11-05T16:29:06+01:00June, 2016|Our Work|

Literally: coming from the Edinburgh International Film Festival, where Penny Woolcock is kicking things off with her Making It Possible keynote. https://twitter.com/FFFilmmaking/status/745553156436746240 https://twitter.com/eiffindustry/status/745552839196303362 As Wendy Mitchell writes in Screen International today: Parents working in the film industry have “no level playing field” including limited [...]