Aerial photo of the Littlewoods Film Studios Site

Pop-Up Studios Planning Application Submitted

Liverpool City Council has submitted a planning application to create the city’s first purpose built film and high-end TV stages.

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Time - BBC Drama starring Stephen Graham and Sean Bean written by Jimmy McGovern coming to Liverpool

Sean Bean and Stephen Graham to star in new Jimmy McGovern drama Time

Sean Bean (Broken, Game Of Thrones) and Stephen Graham (Line Of Duty, The Virtues) will reunite (since BBC One’s Accused) to lead a gripping new prison drama from Jimmy McGovern for BBC One. Time is a three-part series and will be produced by BBC Studios Production. It begins filming in Liverpool this autumn.

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LJMU enrols as Education Partner at Littlewoods Studios

Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) has been confirmed as the education partner at the much-anticipated Littlewoods Film and TV Studios being developed in the city by CAPITAL&CENTRIC with Liverpool City Council.

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Littlewoods Film Studios - Liverpool

Pop Up Film Studios to open in 2020 & £17 MILLION FUNDING BOOST FOR LITTLEWOODS STUDIOS

Littlewoods Studios has taken a major step forward with a £17 million funding commitment from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority’s Strategic Investment Fund today (Friday 31 July).

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First awardees of Liverpool City Region Film and TV Development Fund

LIVERPOOL FILM OFFICE UNVEILS FIRST TRANCHE OF DEVELOPMENT FUND AWARDS

Liverpool-based company Heroic is to adapt Nizrana Farook’s acclaimed debut novel The Girl Who Stole an Elephant into an animated TV series with backing from Liverpool Film Office.

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Tin Star Liverpool - First look at third and final series of Tim Roth crime drama

Tin Star: Liverpool – Sky Atlantic/Kudos TV

Tim Roth crime drama Tin Star, produced by Kudos TV (Utopia, Broadchurch, Humans, Life On Mars) swapped the Canadian Rockies for the River Mersey for an explosive third and final series of Sky Atlantic’s critically acclaimed drama, with an improved title; Tin Star: Liverpool.

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LCR Film & TV Development Fund – Awards

Awards have equipped local creatives with the capital to research and develop a feature film treatment, create TV series outlines and draft pilot episodes, work with established script writers and more.

Full list of awardees from the Liverpool City Region Film & TV Development Fund and their projects can be seen below.

 

COMPANY PROJECT TITLE AWARD
Pencil Trick Productions Spent Light £10,000
Hurricane Films 12 Canning Square £24,750
Dynamo Content Superheroes of Science £6,000
Glasshouse Productions Detention £10,000
Leopard Pictures L17 £5,000
Pencil Trick Productions/Tiger Lily Lily £11,000
Heroic Books The Girl Who Stole An Elephant £12,500
Hurricane Films The Last Date £18,000
Crocodile Media Untitled Documentary £6,000
Nova Inc Film & Television Reconstructing Ron £3,600
Potboiler Productions Untitled Feature Film £15,000
Redbag Pictures Belly Full £5,500
Lime Pictures Untitled TV Drama £16,254
Clare Coombes Productions Girl Boy £5,000
White Star/Hurricane Films Brass £10,000
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Updated Development Fund Guidelines – 22.04.2020

Version 2 of the Fund Guidelines is now live. These incorporate further clarification as to what activity we can and can’t support through the Development Fund.

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Anthony – LA Productions/BBC One

15 years on from his death, Anthony Walker’s story is being told in a one-off film on BBC One, produced by Liverpool-based LA Productions.

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LIVERPOOL FILM OFFICE UPDATE DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK

As we all enter a period of uncertainty, the team at Liverpool Film Office want to assure you that we are still open and working hard to support productions in Liverpool City Region, where possible.

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The making of The Snow Spider

Interview with Executive Producer, Kristian Smith

The Snow Spider, is a new 5 x 30’ magical family adventure series on CBBC, produced by Liverpool and London-based Leopard Pictures and the first project to be part-funded by the Liverpool City Region Production Fund.

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LCR Production Fund: Coronavirus Update – 26 March 2020

In these unprecedented times as COVID-19 creates uncertainty for us all, we wanted to let you know how the Liverpool City Region Production Fund will operate over the coming weeks.

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List of films and TV shows made in Liverpool and now streaming online, whatever your preferred service; Netflix, Britbox, Disney Plus, BBC iPlayer, NOW TV.

Made in Liverpool – Streamed everywhere

Love seeing Liverpool on the screen? We’ve made a list of TV shows and films made (partly & fully) on location in Liverpool City Region that you can stream, whatever your preferred service, to help get you through your isolation.

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