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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 & Ady Dayman.


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 local entrants of Anijam 2018, a feature of Derby QUAD's 10th Anniversary, reviews of Midlands made films including Voice of Belief, OCD: Can You Hear Me, Vigilante Style from Edward James Smith and Jack Veasey's The Night They Crashed here.


New wide release reviews include Bad Samaritan, Fahrenheit 451, Revenge, 10 x 10 and The Devil's Doorway.


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Latest Midlands Movies features



Trentside is set in Nottingham in the 1990’s with the skateboarding scene as its backdrop and blends together elements of drama, psychological horror and thriller.


The film has been screened at the Cardiff International Film Festival and Urban Film Festival in Miami, as well as locally at Broadway Cinema. And now finally the film is available to stream on Vimeo below!

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Nottingham short fiction film TRENTSIDE now released online!

Midlands Movies launches crowdfunder for 2019 Awards

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.


We are again looking to consider a whole range of Midlands-centric films for the 2019 Awards. Work can be submitted across 16 categories and the Kickstarter campaign runs until November (click here)

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