Arnold Clark Car and Van Rental and Liverpool Film Office announce sponsorship

Liverpool Film Office has announced its first sponsor which will help strengthen the city’s reputation in the UK’s booming film and TV sector.

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Time | BBC | Made in Liverpool

It’s Time.

Liverpool’s own prolific screenwriter, Jimmy McGovern returns to prime-time TV series drama with a three-part prison drama; Time, starring two of Britain’s biggest on screen talents; Sean Bean and Stephen Graham.

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Sherlock Holmes actors who have filmed in Liverpool

Sherlocks of Liverpool

Pictured: Actors to have played Sherlock Holmes in productions filmed in Liverpool: (From Left to Right) James Bragington, Jeremy Brett, Robert Downey Jr, Henry Lloyd-Hughes.

Liverpool is no stranger to the world of Sherlock Holmes – with the city’s pristine period architecture doubling for Victorian London on many films and shows including Searchlight’s Tolkien, Netflix’s The English Game, BBC’s The War Of The Worlds to name a few…In fact, Liverpool has been the backdrop for Sherlockian stories on the screen for more than 100 years.

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The Depot – Liverpool’s new temporary shooting space tops out

Liverpool’s new purpose built film and TV shoot space has officially been named.

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Liverpool Film Office fires fourth investment in new HETV adaptation of iconic espionage thriller, The Ipcress File

The Ipcress File, featuring the iconic British spy, Harry Palmer, once made famous by Michael Caine, is getting a six-part high-end TV adaptation for ITV, with Joe Cole (Peaky Blinders, Gangs of London) taking on the mantle.

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The Irregulars TV series arrives on Netflix on March 26 2021

The Irregulars | Netflix | Made in Liverpool

The world of Sherlock Holmes – like you’ve never seen before…

Netflix’s THE IRREGULARS follows a gang of troubled street teens, solving crimes for the sinister Doctor Watson & his mysterious business partner.

Netflix Original THE IRREGULARS streams from Friday 26 March.

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LCR Production Fund investment into BBC's The Responder featuring Martin Freeman

FILM OFFICE INVESTS IN BBC’s ARRESTING NEW LIVERPOOL CRIME DRAMA; THE RESPONDER

The Responder has secured funding and support from the Liverpool Film Office through the Liverpool City Region Production Fund, using funding from Liverpool City Region Combined Authority’s Strategic Investment Fund.

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It’s a Sin – Channel 4

It’s A Sin is multi-BAFTA Award-winning writer Russell T Davies’ (Queer As Folk, A Very English Scandal, Years and Years, Doctor Who) brand new 5-part drama which follows the story of the 1980s, the story of AIDS, and charts the joy and heartbreak of a group of friends across a decade in which everything changed.

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Liverpool City Region Film & TV Development Fund is currently closed to new applications

 

UPDATE: 5th January 2021.

Liverpool City Region Film & TV Development Fund is currently closed to new applications

If you have any queries regarding the Fund, please email us at developmentfund@liverpool.gov.uk

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Liverpool bands behind Tin Star Liverpool

The scouse soundtrack behind Tin Star: Liverpool

Liverpool’s Head of UNESCO City of Music, Kevin McManus, writes a guest blog to showcase the established and new Liverpool artists that helped the producers of Tin Star: Liverpool get under the skin of the city – in what’s an essential part of the culture of Liverpool; music.

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Liverpool Innovation Park (Production Office)

Direct access from on-site, convenient option for productions of all size.

OPTIONS
100 – 77,000 sq ft high spec offices, industrial units & standalone refurbishment opportunities.

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WORK BEGINS ON LIVERPOOL’S FIRST PURPOSE-BUILT FILM STUDIOS

Work has begun on Liverpool’s first purpose built film and high-end TV stages.

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Liverpool continues to make a scene in the film and TV industry

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic bringing the film and TV sector to a standstill, Liverpool still proved a screen hit in 2020 – and took centre stage for one of the UK’s biggest productions of the year.

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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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