March Spotlight: The Electric
We caught up with Kevin a month after the Electric’s doors had reopened.
January Spotlight: Streaming into cinemas
Published in this months issue of Filmwire, we've shone the spotlight on streaming in cinemas.
November Spotlight: John Bradburn
Based in Alvechurch, filmmaker John Bradburn made his first feature film when he was 24 years old. Since then he’s made music videos for bands…
October Spotlight: Halloween 🎃
Just like Christmas, All Hallow’s Eve seems to get earlier and earlier every year. Spooky screenings are littered throughout the month of October, beginning in…
September Spotlight: Pocket Film Festival
Not every festival had the manpower or opportunity to host an online version of their annual event during the worst months of the pandemic, so…
August Spotlight: Alternative Outdoor Cinema
If you like outdoor cinema but you really don’t like Dirty Dancing or The Greatest Showman, it can often seem as if there’s not much…
July Spotlight: Duaine Carma Roberts
Birmingham filmmaker Duaine Carma Roberts has been self-funding his own work since he left college, filming in and around the city he was born in.
February Spotlight: Bean Flicks
Valentine’s weekend is undoubtedly the perfect date for the wonderfully named Bean Flicks, Birmingham’s first ethical and feminist porn festival, we spoke to Gemma for…
January Spotlight: BFI Musicals
The BFI Musicals season is rushing towards its show stopping finale
December Spotlight: Invasion Planet Earth
We talked to Simon about an epic twenty year journey to pay homage to the sci-fi films he loved as a child.
November Spotlight: SHOUT Festival 2019
Birmingham’s festival of queer arts has always had a strong cinematic element, and this year’s collection of wonderfully eclectic events is no different.
October Spotlight: Halloween Roundup
‘Tis the season for serial killers, poltergeists and creatures of the night, but how to sift through all of the frightful delights taking place across…