Fortitude creators: “Bristol is the ideal place to make great drama”

The team behind Arctic sci-fi thriller Fortitude returned to Bristol in late October to share their experiences of producing high-end drama for Sky Atlantic. Twenty-four local writers attended a writer’s workshop with Fortitude creator/writer Simon Donald; executive producer and managing director of Fifty Fathoms Patrick Spence; and script producer Ben …

In Conversation with Nigel Planer

During Bristol’s 2018 Slapstick Festival, Natalie Moore from Bristol City of Film spoke with Nigel Planer about his time filming The Young Ones in Bristol. A big thank you to UWE film and media students, Cameron Sander and Connor Hall for their help filming and editing it, Slapstick Festival for …

Bristol UNESCO City of Film is Go!

The official launch of Bristol UNESCO City of Film was held on Thursday 1st February at Watershed, Bristol. Various members of Bristol’s filming community came along to celebrate this important status, as did the UK Commission for UNESCO, Bradford City of Film and representatives from national filming bodies – the …