Film

“I hope they bring you plenty of laughs and some warm sparks of recognition” – A major new theatre production is coming to the Lowry

“I hope they bring you plenty of laughs and some warm sparks of recognition” – A major new theatre production is coming to the Lowry

A stage adaption of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel will grace the Lowry stage between Tuesday the 8th November and Saturday 22nd […]

Credit: Image provided by Adam Simcox

“It was definitely one of the most important years of my life” – Salford graduate Adam Simcox on how studying in the city helped him release his debut novel

Salford University graduate Adam Simcox says his time studying in the city helped launch his passion for writing and film […]

Mattia as his character, Giovanni with his children.
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Italian actor who moved to Salford to learn English lands role in upcoming film

Italian actor, Mattia Paradiso, 29, moved to Salford four years ago to focus on his English and hopefully breakthrough as […]

Adina Nelu playing the flute in group AMCG. Photo credit: Joe Stevenson. Permission for use from Adina Nelu

“It was really humbling to find out I was the only composer from the North West ” – Swinton composer Adina Nelu selected for Bafta and BFI programme

Adina Nelu playing the flute in group ACMG. Photo credit: Joe Stevenson. Permission for use from Adina Nelu Classically-trained film […]

The Writers' Room meets on Microsoft Teams to read scripts and offer feedback. Screenshot is author's own.

“We want to make The Writer’s Room a safe space” – Salford screenwriters set up online writing community for budding screenwriters

Screenwriters at the University of Salford have set up an online writing community to help each other improve their screenwriting. […]

Marjorie Ainsworth, president of the Film Society (photo from 2016)

“Watching films helps you stay in the zeitgeist, and guarantees you won’t have a mouldy old age” – The oldest film club in existence celebrates 90th birthday

Salford is home to the oldest film club in existence and is still headed by the original president, who is […]

Image credit: Jack Jameson 2020. Permission given.

“It’s a big metaphor for a battle” – Trio of Salford artists create electro-pop music video

Three Salford artists have overcome Covid-19 restrictions to produce a music video.  Ewan Job, Harrison Jones and Jack Jameson have […]

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Manchester And Salford Film Society celebrates its 90th Anniversary

The Manchester And Salford Film Society is the longest established film society in England and is celebrating 90 years this […]

Inside the tent with the families enjoying a Halloween movie
Photo credit: Verena Kennedy

“At least there is something on so we can celebrate” – Worsley bar hosts free outdoor cinema for kids during half term break

A bar in Worsley is hosting a free outdoor cinema for kids during the half-term break.

Hollywood hits Eccles Town Centre as new Tracy Beaker CBBC show begins filming

Hollywood hits Eccles Town Centre as new Tracy Beaker CBBC show begins filming

Filming for a new CBBC series “My Mum Tracy Beaker” has started rolling in Eccles town centre this week. Eccles […]