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Welcome to Midlands Movies!


Thank you for visiting. Here you will find a place for local filmmakers and fans to work together to promote the local area especially in creative film.


We regularly cast our eyes over new Hollywood blockbusters as well as local movie-makers & scriptwriters based in the Midlands area plus you can also hear us on BBC Radio Leicester with presenters Ben Jackson & Jack Rafferty.


With plenty of new reviews and features, we have something for everyone including our ongoing list of Film Festivals in the Midlands, 'Spotlight' films, movie groups, shorts and and more from the Midlands and anyone interested in getting involved please email midlandsmovies@yahoo.com 


Mike Sales, Editor of Midlands Movies

Latest News

New This Month

Check out our new coverage of the best movie-themed shows at the Leicester Comedy Festival 2019, a review of local films Please Forgive Me, Ash Morris' Farside and horror-comedy SYNT as well as a feature on CineQ Film Festival in Birmingham.


New wide release reviews include The Favourite, Backtrace, Colette, Pledge and home releases of The Predator and Suspiria.


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The official trailer for the short film 'Climbing Trees' from Matthew R. Ford has been released online.


Produced by Pretty Hate Productions & Daniel Alexander Films, the short stars Tee Morris, Catherine Richmond-Maud & Caroline Frewin. The story tells of a guilt ridden father tormented by nightmares 12 years on from the murder of an 8-year old girl. Watch it below!

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Local filmmaker Matthew R. Ford releases new Climbing Trees trailer

Midlands Movies to announce 2019 Awards nominations in February

Please click on the images below to be taken to our latest news, reviews and features of the best of the local filmmaking talent:

The 3rd annual Midlands Movies Awards is due to take place at Hansom Hall in Leicester on Saturday 3rd March 2019.


With the Academy Awards just a week before, these Midlands 'Oscars' will be a platform to honour the local films released in the past 12 months – whether they be shorts, features, animation, documentaries and more. We will be rewarding the region’s talent in categories such as ‘Best Picture’, ‘Best Actor / Actress’ & many more.


Work has been submitted across 16 categories over at Film Freeway from over 120 filmmakers from the region and an announcement of the nominations will be revealed in the first week of February. Stay tuned for more information!

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