Missed the Berlinale? Can’t afford the cocktails in Cannes?

Want to see which film will be the next Amour or Beasts of the Southern Wild?

Come to ICO Screening Days, the industry screenings event for programming, marketing and education staff of cinemas, mixed arts venues, film societies and film festivals.

Choose from a programme of over 25 films from a broad range of distributors, months before their cinema release at a fraction of the cost of a film festival pass.

View films to help you plan your programme, network with fellow colleagues and gain advice from industry experts.


Registration is now closed.


One-day pass: £25

Two-day pass: £44

Three-day pass: £60


Sat 13 Apr 2013 to Mon 15 Apr 2013
BFI Southbank


Full-time students can receive a 50% discount on passes. Organisations bringing five delegates receive a sixth pass free (to the same value of the most purchased pass).

Your pass entitles you to entry into screenings on the days you’ve selected to attend, access to the delegate & exhibition centre and admission to the drinks reception on Saturday evening.

ICO Screening Days is an industry event which is only open to people that work or volunteer in the film exhibition sector. Your request for passes will be sent to the ICO for approval, you will then be sent an email with a link to pay for your pass(es) through the WorldPay secure banking site.

If you have any problems booking your pass(es) online please email info@independentcinemaoffice.org.uk or call 0207 636 7120. 

A full refund is available for cancellations up to Friday 5 April 2013.


When selecting films for ICO Screening Days, we strive to secure a range of forthcoming releases, to provide a diverse and interesting programme that will engage programmers from across the sector.

The line-up of films has been confirmed, visit the Films page.


A copy of the schedule can be downloaded below:

Please note we reserve the right to alter or cancel screenings.

Places to stay

A list of nearby hotels can be found by clicking on the above tab ‘Places to stay’.

Find out more

Further information about the event will be uploaded to this section of the website, or for any queries please call 0207 079 0473 or email beckyc@independentcinemaoffice.org.uk.

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Screening Days delegate

Independent Cinema Office

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