Ten reasons to move home

Ten reasons to move home

This year Film Northants will be moving venue from Cineworld Cinemas in Sixfields, Northampton to the Errol Flynn Filmhouse (EFF) in the town centre. Why the move? Well there were a number of factors (which were carefully considered by the committee over several...
Top tips for a great journalism CV

Top tips for a great journalism CV

Getting your foot in the door is often the hardest part of job seeking – particularly for graduates. Having a strong CV that stands out from the rest is crucial and could be the difference between getting an interview and being dropped onto the ‘for...

Expanding what you hear and c

There is no pussyfooting around it – Film Northants 2013 was the year of the C word. It was not something we ever anticipated but suddenly it was there and suddenly it was something we had to think about. The film in question – which went on to win the Judges’ Choice...

Film festival news

Guest speakers from the world of television production, vintage bicycle exhibitionism, working with stars from The Bill and Emmerdale… it’s been a busy few months for the team and alumni of Film Northants. Here is a round-up of the latest news and updates...

High hopes for hyperlocal media

My former employer the Northampton Chronicle & Echo announced earlier this month that it would be switching from a daily to a weekly newspaper and developing its online and tablet outputs. The move will see the loss of several editorial staff, many of them my...

The bicycle Bomberdome boys

To mark its fifth anniversary Film Northants has commissioned a documentary about the making of a bicycle wheel of death which will be showcased in Northampton this summer. The short doc will follow a team of bicycle enthusiasts who are hand-building a vintage circus...