Many people contributed in different ways to this guide and we are extremely grateful to all of them. A special thanks goes to the managers and staff of the case study venues who gave freely of their time and energy and access to so much information and wisdom.
Acknowledgements (2010 edition) :-
Gareth Negus (Curzon Community Cinema), Alice Stilgoe (Dumfries and Galloway Council), Jen Skinner and Tom Vincent (National Media Museum), Philip Wood (Roxy Bar & Screen), Tracey Hyde and Rebecca del Tufo (Saffron Screen), Julia Short (Verve Pictures) and Michael Pierce
Acknowledgements (2002 edition) :-
Malcolm Allen (Arts Council of England) Jenny Allison (British Film Institute) Clare Binns (Zoo Cinemas), Ben Blackman (Plaza Cinema, Crosby), Annette Bradford (Cinema Exhibitors’ Association), Richard Boyd (bfi), Paul Brett (bfi), Richard Brousson (bfi) Chris Chandler (Film Council), Sue Clark (British Board of Film Classification), Mark Cosgrove (Watershed Media Centre) Helen de Witt (bfi), Catharine Des Forges (bfi), Simon Duffy (bfi) Janet Dunn (Plaza Cinema, Crosby), Louise Gardner (Watershed Media Centre), Jane Gerson (Southern Arts), Ann Griffiths (bfi), Chris Halliday (Plaza Cinema, Crosby) Nigel Hawkins (South Holland Arts Centre), John Herron (Canal + Images (UK) Ltd), John Hodgkinson (Cinema, Crosby Plaza), Bob Horsley (Plaza Cinema, Crosby), Ken Ingles (Edinburgh Filmhouse), Tony Jones (City Screen), Amrik Kerketta (English Heritage), Alan Knowles (Scottish Screen), David Litchfield (Cinema City), James McKenzie (Edinburgh Filmhouse) Lynn Morrison (Zoo Cinemas), Carol Miller (Zoo Cinemas), Zoë Naylor (bfi), Amanda Nevill (National Museum of Film Photography and Television) Alastair Oatey (City Screen), Tom Olin, Lorna Partington (bfi), Bill Pearson, Dick Penny (Watershed Media Centre), Laura Phillips (Revolution Films), Belle Stennett (Dome Cinema, Worthing), James Stennett (Dome Cinema, Worthing) Alex Stolz (City Screen), Brian Walters (bfi), Jon Webber (Curzon Cinema), Keith Welch (bfi), John Wilkinson (CEA), Jo Wilson (South Holland Arts Centre)
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