Film industry opportunities in Hull at Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure takes place on Wednesday 13th November.

Filmmakers, writers, actors and film fans across the Humber and East Yorkshrie are being offered a unique opportunity to bring along their own work and take part in a film industry day in Hull this Wednesday, November 13th.

Northern Exposure is a day-long film event that includes talent workshops, a film forum, networking and independent BFI Network, Film Hub North film screenings.

The BFI Network and Film Hub North have teamed up with Hull Independent Cinema, Humber Film and Hull College, which is hosting the event at Hull School of Art and Design.

Programme, Weds No 13th:

Talent surgeries. 12.00pm-4.00pm: BFI Network, Film Hub North development sessions for local filmmakers with experts from BFI Network (Note – these are now fully booked)

Humber Film Forum. 5.30pm A chance for local filmmakers, writers, actors to get together and share ideas, advice, contacts and experience, and discuss new projects. Free of charge, just turn up.

Northern Exposure. 7pm An hour of short films from around the North, curated by Film Hub North. Tickets £2.50, open to all.

Networking: 8.00pm onwards. Informal opportunity for conversations between BFI Network experts, Hull Indepenent Cinema, Hull College, Humber Film team members, local filmmakers and audiences.

Made up of independent film and media businesses and artists, Humber Film ( is a Hull-based not-for-profit film production community established to develop local talent in the art and business of filmmaking in the Humber region.

Humber Film has hosted a number of successful quarterly screenings of local and regional short and feature films including  B-Negative, Under the Weather, Some Kind of Love by local filamakers Phil Codd, Mal Williamson and Jack Grewar.

Regional venues have also been hosting Humber Film’s internationally award-winning films, including comedies, dramas, documentaries and animations with some of the region’s star actors, musicians and performers.

Working collaboratively, Humber Film has produced: A Place They Called ‘Forgotten Town’, which was recorded and shot in the city for Hull City of Culture 2017 – Creative Communities Programme; and Open Bridges, a 20-minute multi-camera aural and musical documentary produced during Hull City of Culture’s Freedom Season.

If you would like to join, meet or chat, please get in touch either by dropping in to our offices at 161 High Street, Hull HU1 1 NQ or getting in touch on Facebook


Weds, November 13th, Hull Schoool of Art and Design Hull College.

The Humber Film Forum is free and starts at 5.30pm 

Northern Exposure film screenings start at 7pm are priced at £2.50 from:

The BFI Netwrok, Film Hub North Talent Surgeries (from 12 noon to 4pm) are now fully booked 

[Julian Woodford – Humber Film]

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