Dfg was set up in 2001 to encourage documentary filmmaking in the United Kingdom. We run regular meetings in Covent Garden at the London Film School. We show screenings of unreleased documentaries, as well as talks by established documentary filmmakers, and industry professionals.
DocHouse was formed to support and promote documentary in the UK. It aims to increase participation and develop new audiences for documentaries in the cinema, on television and emerging media, create faster and easier access to UK and international documentary, promote the use of documentary through education at all levels and nurture and encourage new talent for the future
Edinburgh Mediabase is a resource facility for anyone interested in film, digital video or new media. We provide affordable access to training and equipment hire as well as advice and support for emerging filmmakers.We are a membership based organisation for people who work, or seek to work to professional standards within filmmaking.
Netribution was founded at the end of 1999. Funded by student loans and credit cards, the site grew to become the UK's most popular - and biggest - film industry website with over 26,000 monthly unique users. Due to a lack of funding from both private and public sources, Netribution.co.uk ceased being updated from February 2002. Ways of keeping Netribution's content up-to-date are currently being explored during this 'resting' period.
Raindance spans the full spectrum of the art, craft and business of independent movies - from guerilla style low or no budget production through to big budget indie blockbusters.
Shooting People is a web venue for active film makers of all genres. They'll mail you their digests on UK Film Makers, UK Casting, UK Screenwriters, UK Script Pitch, UK Documentary for free. To participate costs UKP 18 a year. Check it out.
The Film Council
The Film Council was set up to work with the public and private sector to make film an essential part of the UK's creative economy and to create the environment for a sustainable and vibrant film culture. The Film Council aims to nurture excellence and innovation in the UK industry, and to promote innovation, diversity and social inclusion.
The First Film Foundation
The First Film Foundation is a charity that exists to help new British writers, producers and directors make their first feature film. By providing a range of high quality educational and promotional programmes, the Foundation aims to give filmmakers the contacts, knowledge and experience they need to achieve this goal.