A Brief Chat With Brian Smee

Lazy Daze is the Flatpack award-winning animated short that captures the disjointed perspective of a dog’s lazy slumber. We ...

FLATPICKS: RACHAEL YARDLEY

Time is moving swiftly along, and we’re already over half way through Flatpack 11! Next up sharing her Flatpicks in advance of ...

FLATPICKS: AISLING MARKS

1) Everything In between screenings I can’t think of anything better to do than pop into the hub and play Everything, the new PS4 ...

FLATPICKS: LUCILE BOURLIAUD

1) Holorama The greatest joy of working for Flatpack is being able to bring this kind of treasure trove to Birmingham. Digital artist ...

FLATPICKS: AMY SMART

Revelry, melodrama and a decent helping of cereal to complement your morning cartoons. Read on Amy Smart’s Flatpicks to give you ...

The Red Turtle

We are very excited to announce that Michael Dudok de Wit will be joining us next Friday evening for a Q&A following his beautiful ...

FLATPICKS: LAUREN YOUNG

Next up giving her twopence is our Festival Assistant Lauren Young… 1) Radio Dreams Both brilliantly funny and a treat for the ...

Flatpack Guide to: Documentary

Documentaries are a massive part of the Flatpack experience, and this year there are 15 to choose from that traverse time and space, ...

FLATPICKS: DUNCAN POULTON

It’s that time of year again when in the run up to the festival we’re on hand to guide you through the programme. Kicking ...

Flatpack Guide to: Unpacked

Here at Flatpack, we’re just as intrigued by films as we are by the intricate processes of production. Here we present the ...

The Brumburger Miracle

We just couldn’t help ourselves. As if the first time wasn’t enough.  If you didn’t manage to catch it, Take Me High ...

Pocket Film Festival

Newly appointed Flatpack FEDS Trainee Rico Johnson-Sinclair gives us the lowdown on Staffordshire’s very own Pocket Film Festival ...

Blast off!

Our full programme is now online, brochures are making their way to city-centre shelves, and with less than a month to go before ...

New Year, New Design

It’s that time of year when we revamp our identity for the upcoming festival. This year it encompasses a city skyline – ...

You’ve Got a Friend in Flatpack

As we reach the end of the third week of 2017, things at Flatpack HQ are just starting to warm up. We have a new colour scheme, the ...

Attention: Hosts Needed!

Roll up, roll up! Come one, come all and see how you can help engage children in film through this new opportunity offered by Flatpack: ...

Jobs jobs jobs

It’s not often that we advertise for jobs that don’t spring directly from us, but two significant posts soon reaching deadlines are ...

Edge of Frame Weekend

Jill (dir: Lilli Carré, 2016) – screening as part of Push and Pull on Sunday 11 December. Edge of Frame is a blog that explores ...

Late Night Work Club Interview

Born in a Void (dir: Alex Griggs, 2016) Late Night Work Club is a loose collective of animators founded by Charles Huettner, Scott ...

Cinekid Festival

Our Festival Assistant Lauren Young headed over to the Dutch capital to spend a week at Cinekid Festival. Here’s what she had to ...

Birmingham on Film

Tomorrow we kick off a whole month of Birmingham-related archive screenings, and you could argue that we’ve been warming up for ...

Job Vacancy: Festival Assistant

Flatpack are recruiting! If you’re an 18-24 year old looking for a brilliant opportunity to work on the production of Flatpack ...