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Tag : Liverpool Film Office

11 Oct 2023
A brand new funding agreement is set to boost film and TV skills across Liverpool City Region and champion equality, inclusivity and diversity in the sector.

Funding boost to develop Liverpool City Region’s film and TV talent

A brand new funding agreement is set to boost film and TV skills across Liverpool City Region and champion equality, inclusivity and diversity in the sector. A report going to Liverpool City Council’s Cabinet on Tuesday 17 October seeks approval to accept an £833,030 grant which will part fund the creation of ‘Screen Alliance North’ – bringing together the northern powerhouses that are Liverpool Film Office, Screen Manchester, Screen Yorkshire Limited and North East Screen. The fund from the British […]

15 Sep 2023

Liverpool Filmed Glam Rock Movie ‘Bolan’s Shoes’ Starring Harry Potter Acting Legend Timothy Spall Premiere’s in Liverpool

A new star-studded, multi-award winning feature film ‘Bolan’s Shoes’ has today (15 September) arrived in UK & Irish cinemas following its international premiere in Liverpool’s FACT last night. The film won the “Audience Award” at Manchester Film Festival 2023, as well as “Best Drama Feature” and “Best Editing” at Jasper Poppy International Film Festival. Bolan’s Shoes is set in Liverpool and draws inspiration from the iconic 70s glam-rock band T.Rex, referencing their 1976 Manchester concert. The rest of the plot […]

15 Jun 2023

Liverpool Film Office announces funding boost for second series of BBC hit Time

The second series of Jimmy McGovern’s multi-award-winning hit drama Time has received investment from Liverpool Film Office through the Liverpool City Region (LCR) Production Fund. The announcement follows the BBC’s release of first-look image of Jodie Whittaker (Doctor Who, Broadchurch), Tamara Lawrance (The Silent Twins, The Long Song) and Bella Ramsey (The Last of Us, His Dark Materials) in the lead roles. Currently filming across Liverpool, Halton, Wirral and Knowsley, the new three-part series is a moving and high-stakes portrayal […]

26 Nov 2021

Liverpool sets scene for £70 million “game-changing” Film and TV studios at iconic site

Liverpool City Council has set out the next steps to deliver one of the UK’s biggest TV and Film complexes. A report, which will go to the Council’s Cabinet next Friday (December 3rd), is requesting permission to unlock a potential £70m redevelopment of the iconic Littlewoods building, which would include major studios, creative office space and new media facilities. The scheme could create almost 4,000 jobs, transforming Liverpool into one of Europe’s premier TV and Film hubs. The former art-deco […]

01 Oct 2021

The stage is set for new Liverpool City Region Film Studios

Liverpool’s status as the “Hollywood of the North” has taken a step closer as its new film and high-end TV drama studios open for business on Monday (4 October). The Depot are two purpose-built, 20,000 sqft sound-proofed film & TV production units, giving Liverpool the complete package for film producers and a providing a multi-million pound boost to its economy. The opening comes as Liverpool, the second most filmed city in the UK, is experiencing the busiest period for film […]