Flatpack in Frankfurt

There were a number of positive reasons for moving our dates to April this year – lighter evenings, no snow(!), Birmingham in bloom, ...

Catching up with Usaginingen

Once the festival’s done and dusted, there’s always the inevitable question about highlights, and this year, a fair few ...

Flatpack Asia: Hong Kong

As with a lot of good, but somewhat optimistic ideas, this one started in the pub. Prior to Flatpack 9 earlier this year, myself, Steve ...

Call for Volunteers

DEADLINE EXPIRED: PLEASE NOTE THIS IS AN ARCHIVED POST FROM THE 2015 FESTIVAL. It’s that time again where we’re looking for ...

Flatpack 8 Competition Winners

It was another stellar year for shorts; the standard gets better every Flatpack, and although it was a mighty hard job singling out a ...

Swipeside (24-26 March)

This year, as part of our eighth film festival, we’ve been working with a team of students at Birmingham City University to curate and ...

Flatpack in Estonia

With so many cracking festivals happening week-in-week-out, all over the world, it’s not so easy putting together a hit-list of ...

Films Wanted

It’s mid-September, and that can only mean two things: it’s time for the central heating to be turned on, and Flatpack is ...

The Miners’ Hymns

In partnership with Forma, Flatpack will be presenting four Midlands screenings of The Miners’ Hymns, a bewitching, hypnotic and ...

Hit Me With Music

Another doc to look out for this year is Hit Me With Music. Exploring the explosion of the dancehall scene in Jamaica, Miguel ...

Dragonslayer

You don’t have to delve too far into the Flatpack programme to come across a good documentary, in fact on Saturday, you’ll ...

Film Bug: 14-16 March

With the programme now up online and brochures hitting the streets, it’s time to start working out how best to spend your days ...

IdeasTap Submissions

Our submission deadline may be just 3 days away, but if you’re 18-30 and an IdeasTap member you have a little more time to submit ...

Deadlines Approaching

Two deadlines to let you know of. Firstly, the deadline for Flatpack submissions is rapidly approaching. Just over a week left. 3:30pm ...

Team pick #3

Hello. Sam here. Programming Assistant. Right, time for some picks: Firstly, Pixel Visions. Since I first saw this extract from ...

Something for the Family

We like to cater for all ages here at Flatpack, so if you’re browsing through the programme wondering what you can bring your ...

Flatpack/Fierce Flyers

If you’re running out of time and unsure of what to get you’re loved one for Christmas, you can always give them a ...