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The making of The Crown at Southwark Cathedral

We spoke to Pat Karam, Location Manager of series one-three of The Crown, Ian Hutchinson, Location Manager for series four, and Rose Harding, Head of Events at Southwark Cathedral, about their experiences shooting the Netflix megahit. Netflix first shot at Southwark Cathedral back in 2015 for series one, returning in 2019 for series four.

The Making of Bridgerton

With Bridgerton Season two filming underway currently, we spoke to Sophie Linin, Senior Business Development Manager at Royal Museums Greenwich (one of our Premiere Locations) and Paul Tomlinson, Location Manager for Bridgerton about their shared experiences of shooting Bridgerton season one at Queen’s House.

BFI NETWORK Case Study: Martha

We interviewed the team behind Martha, a short in which a teenager awakes to discover she’s the last person on earth. We caught up with the team to find out more about their creative vision and their filmmaking process. You can watch Martha here.

July 2021: London On Screen and Filming

Your one stop shop for what is currently filming in the capital, what London-shot titles you can see in the cinema, and what to catch-up on at home! From superhero blockbusters such as Ant Man and The Wasp and The Flash on location, to BBC Two's lockdown drama Together on the smaller screen, we've rounded up all that July has to offer as well as some extra Film London highlights.

Recent reviews

Pregnant Pause

Pregnant Pause

★★★★★

Pregnant Pause was funded by Film London through the BFI NETWORK Short Film Fund as part of their London Calling strand. A bittersweet dramedy, the short won Best Short Film at the London Independent Film Awards. You can watch it for free here.

Baby Gravy

Baby Gravy

★★★★★

Baby Gravy was funded by Film London through the BFI NETWORK Short Film Fund. A touching dramedy selected for London Short Film Festival 2019 and BFI London Film Festival 2017, you can watch it for free here.

Director Marley Morrison has directed her debut feature film Sweetheart, also funded by Film London through our Microwave scheme. Sweetheart is released in the UK on 24th September 2021.

You can also learn about how it was made from the writer/director and producer here.

The Chippie

The Chippie

★★★★★

The Chippie was funded by Film London through the BFI NETWORK Short Film Fund. A fantastic horror short selected for British Shorts Berlin 2020 and the LA Shorts International Film Festival 2020, you can watch it for free here.

You can also learn about how it was made from the writer/director and producer here.