TALKIES SHORT FILM COMMISSIONS 2018 OPEN

TALKIES SHORT FILM COMMISSIONS 2018 OPEN

Big news! We are partnering with Short Sighted Cinema once again, to commission four filmmakers to produce a short film located in Palmers Green, North London. Each maker will be will be awarded £500 towards the cost of their film. The commission is…

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What Does Your Ticket Pay For?

What does your ticket pay for?

Most of your ticket money pays for overheads - licenses to screen films, venue hire, insurances and so on. A small amount ensures we maintain equipment to a good standard and the rest we use for new projects - such as supporting…

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Friends Visit BAFTA HQ

Friends visit BAFTA HQ

Friends visit BAFTA at 70 Lots of obscure and not so obscure facts and photos were shared by our BAFTA ‘host’ with the group of Friends and Volunteers who visited on 30th April. Did you know, for instance, that the…

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TALKIES & CHANNEL 4

TALKIES & CHANNEL 4

Hi - I am Surayya Johar, one of Talkies volunteers. Recently I have been helping out with organising the shoots for Talkies short film commissions. I am now helping Talkies bring to the attention of its audience the catalogue of short…

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HERE 2017 IS HERE….

HERE 2017 IS HERE….

The festival programme includes feature  films that are mainly small independent British productions that have a connection with suburbia. During HERE  festival we draw on local talent and themes and we are also very proud to premiere  five new  short films,  commissioned…

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TIMES ARE GETTING TOUGH…

TIMES ARE GETTING TOUGH…

We need some help from you in 2017! Times are getting tougher: In 2016 we had no Enfield Council funding and sponsorships are dropping off. The 'Friends of Talkies' scheme is a great way to support your local community cinema, making…

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Talkies 2017 Commissions Announced…

Talkies 2017 commissions announced…

Usually we award four short film commissions, but following a very high standard of applications this year, we have selected five film makers to create a story set in Palmers Green and dealing with the rich tapestry of life here.…

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Talkies Ticket Prices From Jan 2017

Talkies ticket prices from Jan 2017

You will be aware that we have managed to keep almost all ticket prices to £5 since Talkies began four years ago. However over that time our overheads have increased by more than 40% and we need now to take action to ensure we…

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OH WHAT A NIGHT….

OH WHAT A NIGHT….

The British weather tried its best to put them off but the Talkies crowd are made of sterner stuff and turned out in their hundreds to have a picnic in the dark watching the classic ET - The Extra Terrestrial.…

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