Norfolk Screen acknowledges the endorsement and support of our partners, friends and sponsors to date:
Creative England : Filming In England Partner
We are proud to be a Filming in England Partner, welcoming filming to Norfolk and ensuring cooperation and commitment to assist Film and TV drama productions. The Filming in England Partnership exists to connect different organisations across England, outside of London, in order to create a film-friendly environment.
We are proud to be a Production Guild Supporter. The Production Guild of Great Britain helps bring film and TV drama professionals together. They are the UK’s leading membership organisation for those working in production.
Our Industry Sponsors
Sustainable storage solutions for production.
CAMA works with film & TV productions providing secure storage, asset management software and sustainability services.
Their unique online storage solution can save your production valuable time and money, as well as reducing waste. Locate your assets from your desk and they can be back on set within 24 hours. CAMA are also experts at reusing or recycling your sets, props and costumes in a seamless and thorough way, thereby supporting sustainability in film and TV.
ARRI Rental is a leading provider of camera, grip, and lighting equipment to the feature film, television, and advertising markets.
With sister facilities in North America and across Europe, ARRI Rental’s mission is to be instrumental in realizing the creative visions of international filmmakers and content producers by providing first-class equipment and an unsurpassed level of service. The group’s combined resources and expertise allow ARRI Rental to develop and roll out exclusive, proprietary products. These include the ALEXA 65, the only true 65 mm digital cinema camera system, as well as diverse and customizable lens options across all formats.
Facilities by ADF provides serviced vehicle hire for television and film productions in the UK and Europe, specialising in fully-managed, 24/7 on-location support for dramas and major features.
ADF operates and maintains an efficient fleet of over 450 high quality makeup, costume and artiste trailers, together with mobile production offices, diners, school rooms, honey wagons and technical vehicles. All vehicles are of premium quality and thoughtfully customised for industry requirements. They are also an approved ALBERT supplier.
Tysers are one of the UK’s leading media insurance brokers, offering bespoke packages to our industry.
We work with many of the biggest names in the media industry and design insurance programmes that are responsive to their emerging and complex needs and requirements.
Tysers bring together some of the world’s most passionate, knowledgeable and skilled risk and specialty insurance professionals to manage the many issues facing our clients today.
Our Entertainment team cover all areas of the sector, including media, film, television, music and events as well as more specific media sectors including audio production companies, freelancers, post-production, VFX, SFX, outside broadcast, facilities and hire companies. For more information click here.
Our Regional Sponsors
Dipple & Conway is a family run, independent opticians that has a vast heritage of over 100 years. They have been offering the highest clinical service, and exemplary customer care since 1916.
IN KIND SPONSOR
Norwich accountants that work with their clients to help reach their potential and the future they want.
IN KIND SPONSOR
Leathes Prior Solicitors are proud to be supporting Norfolk Screen. We are one of East Anglia’s leading law firms offering a full range of legal services to organisations and individuals in Norfolk and beyond. We pride ourselves on the personal service that we deliver, ultimately ensuring that instructing lawyers need not be a painful or intimidating experience.
Friends of Norfolk Screen
The BFI is the UK’s lead organisation for film, television and the moving image. It is a distributor of National Lottery funding and a cultural and educational charity that:
– Curates and presents the greatest international public programme of world cinema for audiences; in cinemas, at festivals and online
– Cares for the BFI National Archive – the most significant film and television archive in the world
– Actively seeks out and supports the next generation of filmmakers
– Works with Government and industry to make the UK the most creatively exciting and prosperous place to make film internationally
The British Film Commission (BFC) is the national agency with a remit to maximise and support the production of international feature film and television in the UK. They work in partnership with key film industry bodies and are funded by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport through the British Film Institute and UK Trade and Investment.
ScreenSkills is the industry-led skills body for the screen industries – film, television (including children’s, unscripted and high-end), VFX, animation and games.
Funded by industry contributions to the Skills Funds and with National Lottery funds awarded by the BFI as part of its Future Film Skills strategy to help people get into the industry and progress within it.
Their work includes: Identifying skills gaps and shortages; providing careers information; mapping and quality-marking professional pathways to improve entry-level diversity and work readiness including apprenticeships and ScreenSkills Select which identifies college and university courses relevant to a career in screen and supporting development at every stage of a professional career in screen including through mentoring and offering bursaries.
BAFTA & BIFA Qualifying short film festival which is internationally renowned for showcasing the best short films and industry events in the East of England.
VisitNorwich is the official Destination Marketing Organisation (DMO) for the Norwich area.
We would like to thank Visit Norfolk for providing a selection of images for this website.
DISTRICT / LOCAL AUTHORITY FRIENDS OF NORFOLK SCREEN
Two Council’s, One team.
Sandy beaches, urban areas, historic buildings, and the Norfolk Broads – Great Yarmouth and the surrounding area has it all. The Borough Council’s owns and manages some prime locations for filming and works with a wide range of film makers from indies to major studios. For more information about the options for filming in the borough click here.
Norfolk County Council are joining with the LEP and district authorities to fund primary research into the current state of the Norfolk film sector. In the UK, the film and television production industry supports more than 180,000 jobs and contributes more than £12 billion to the economy annually. Spend on film and high-end television production in 2019 reached £3.6 billion. Norfolk’s local authorities and the New Anglia Enterprise Partnership are keen to learn from the sector itself how we might better support an increase in film and associated activity within Norfolk, with all the economic benefits such activity would bring. We salute Norfolk Screen and our wider Norfolk film sector for the work they are doing to encourage this sector’s growth.
The Geoffrey Watling Charity, established in 1993, distributes grants for charitable purposes to organisations throughout Norfolk and the Waveney District of Suffolk.