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Paris Marathon 2019

 Guy will be running the Paris Marathon 2019 to raise funds for Hothouse Theatre.

All 26.2 miles of it! Paris. 14th April 2019. A day that will live in infamy.

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Hothouse Theatre's Nottz Film Festival 2019
Hothouse Theatre’s 4th film festival is open for submissions until 30th April!

 There will 8 categories to enter:
Advert or Trailer, Animated Film, Artistic Film, Factual Film, Fictional Film, Foreign Language Film, Young Person's live action film , Young Person’s Animated Film The festival is open to all.

All the films need to be no more than 10 mins in length.

The films must be consistent with the British board of Film Classification PG certificate.

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Applications now open for our Young Reporter Programme
Into Film

Applications are now open, and we are looking for our next group of reporters - a troop of film enthusiasts aged 13-18 from across the UK. If someone you know is looking for an opportunity to get into the world of film, whilst enhancing their presenting and interviewing skills, then this is their chance!

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What's On Podcast April 2019

 Guy and Duncan and Shaun chat about what's on in the cinema this April.

Out now in a cinema near you ...

... and coming soon ...

Catch up on what is on at the cinema this month.

Bristol Science Film Festival
The earliest closing date has been set as 30th June 2019.

The competition is open to amateur and experienced film makers, all we ask is that films are less than 10 minutes in length and based on any science theme. For inspiration, give this blog post a read!

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2Weeks 2Make It Midlands 2019 is now open for registration!
17th May - 31st May

Screen Central in association with SYFN presents the sixth Midlands incarnation of the UK’s best music video competition which will kick off on Friday May 17th in Birmingham.

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Creative Talent Campus: Transform Your Story
Julia Berg

In this session we will shape your dream idea into a pitch for film or TV and provide continued support connecting your project to the industry.

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Dementia Friendly Screening: It's Turned Out Nice Again
Broadway Cinema

 George, an employee at an underwear factory, is caught between his modern wife and his meddling mother in this George Formby comedy featuring 'You're Everything to Me' and 'You Can't Go Wrong in These'.

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Five Lamps Films 24hr Film Challenge!
Five Lamps Films

On Saturday April 27th 2019 we challenge YOU to take part in the 10th Five Lamps Films 24hr Film Challenge!

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SUBMISSIONS for the 4th edition in 2019 are now open!
Nottingham International Film Festival

We are looking for the best in British Independent Cinema. Inventive, bold and original stories set in the UK, by a UK director or featuring a majority British cast. All features must have a run time of over 40 minutes.

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Nexus Film Awards
12 - 16 May
'Film & TV Tweetup' has been hosting successful monthly networking events for East Midlands filmmakers for over four years. We recently announced that we will be relaunching in the new year with a new name, a fresh new look and a brand new focus.

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Recycle and Help Keep Hothouse Projects Going!

Printer Ink Cartridges
Old Clothes

Hothouse Theatre can take them off your hands

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Give While You Shop

Give as you live Raise free funds for Hothouse Theatre and Oh MyNottz by shopping online with Give as you Live, over 4200 retailers to choose from, shop & raise a donation at no cost to you!

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