The Capital of the North East of England
The North East of England has a long history of internationally recognised creativity and talent which has contributed to defining ‘the movies’ as we know it. The birthplace of legendary film makers including Ridley Scott, the setting of films including the iconic ‘Get Carter’ starring Michael Caine through to filming location for Kevin Costner and Morgan Freeman in Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves
A CITY OF CULTURE
The North East of England has a regional population of 2.61 million people, with it’s capital Newcastle-upon-Tyne considered one of the most vibrant cities in the World, previously voted in the top five of the most ‘fun’ cities to visit.
Known across the World for their warmth and hospitality, the people of the North East will always offer you a heartfelt warm welcome. Natives of Newcastle known as Geordie’s have played host to many exceptional events covering music, film and sport. It is of course the starting point too of the world’s largest and most favoured half marathon ‘The Great North Run’. The region itself captures all that is wonderful about human values and its capital is a city of Sanctuary, offering a safe haven for those in need as well as a variety of opportunities for those wishing to attain at the highest level across education, the arts, culture and business.
A HISTORY OF FILM
Newcastle is very much ‘open for business’ and by offering the hand of friendship to our international visitors, people from across the world can experience first hand just why Newcastle upon Tyne is the perfect host for a brand new festival aimed at celebrating the art of filmmaking.
So to be part of this amazing event as a partner, sponsor, or visitor contact us using any of the links below or on [email protected].