Film, television and video games
The BFI London Film Festival 2019 is its 63rd edition, with hundreds of leading filmmakers in attendance, 345 films and dozens of events to choose from.
British film is heavily represented including:
Register your interest in joining the Department for International Trade (DIT) at SXSW (South by Southwest) 2020 on 16-22 March 2020, in Austin, Texas for the annual nine-day festival showcase of music, film and tech.
SXSW brings around 300,000 visitors each year, from entrepreneurs and investors to cutting-edge digital disruptors, and a readymade audience for your company’s creativity, expertise, technology and innovation.
Companies could benefit from the connections, knowledge and experience of DIT in the following ways:
British writer and actor Phoebe Waller-Bridge has won Emmy's for her show Fleabag, which included best leading comedy actress, best comedy writing and best comedy show - a first for a British show - at the 71st Emmy awards which took place on 22 September 2019.
The 14th London Korean Film Festival (LKFF) launched its full programme of films and events at Regent Street Cinema ion 16 September 2019.
The festival will be taking place from 1-14 November in London before embarking on the annual tour from 18-24 November.
A new film by Joseph D. Bonczyk.
This endeavor addresses the continuing disaster that is the modern school shooter/bomber era, which commenced on April 20, 1999 in Littleton, Colorado. After planning for more than a year, two teenagers drove from their comfortable suburban homes toting more than 90 homemade bombs and a cache of firearms to school intending to blow Columbine High off the face of the planet, killing hundreds of their classmates and teachers in the process.
In 2014, the completely DIY book/musical/art/merchandising project by Kathy DiTondo called "I Was a Teenage Guitarist 4 the Clash" which recalled the mid 1970s cultural big bang involving DIY artists, musicians, publishers, designers, merchants, writers and other creators of independent content which emerged from the streets of London and went global was brought to market.
Artist Vincent Kamp has turned film maker with ‘Queen of Diamonds’, a short film he has written and co-directed with Naeem Mahmood (Brash Young Turks).
The 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards will reward 2019's favoured Lottery-funded projects and individuals, with a prize for art, culture and film including several Culture Diary members.
The vote is open to the public, and you can vote for your favoured nominee here. There are further awards to vote on including 'heritage', 'sport', 'community and charity', and 'sporting legend'.
Nominations for the 'art, culture and film' £10,000 prize award are:
The Creative Industries Council has revealed its 50 Ones To Watch in a new report published at the Createch 2019 conference, part of London Tech Week, on Tuesday 11 June 2019. Included in the 50 are Culture Diary members Marshamallow Laser Feast, Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Shakespeare Company
The report features four main growth opportunities where creative skills interact with artificial intelligence, mixed reality and other forms of technology: