Watershed, Bristol

ICO Winter Screening Days 2016

Come to Winter Screening Days in Bristol, the industry screenings event for programming, marketing and education staff of cinemas, film festivals, and film societies. 

This event at one of the UK's top independent cinemas, the Watershed in Bristol, will give you first-hand knowledge of upcoming film releases so you can select, market and get strong audiences in your venue. Our focus is on key art-house and independent titles, and the winter event will showcase titles scheduled for release between February - April 2016.  

See films that will help your programme stand out, meet and exchange ideas with colleagues and hear from industry experts on important developments.


Registration for Winter Screening Days is now closed.


One-day pass: £25

Two-day pass: £44

Three-day pass: £60


Sat 16 Jan 2016 to Mon 18 Jan 2016
Watershed, Bristol

ICO Screening Days is an industry event for people who 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. Please note that we have a limit of five attendees per organisation.

The deadline for registration is Monday 4th January 2016

A full refund is available for cancellations up to Friday 8th January 2016.

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

Discounts and funded passes

Full-time students can receive a 50% discount on passes.

BFI Neighbourhood Cinema is funding 10 passes for recipients of support from the Pilot Fund for Touring Cinema Initiatives and the Equipment Fund. Passes will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis, and are limited to one per organisation. You will need your BFINC number to book passes; this can be found on the top right-hand side of your profile page on http://neighbourhoodcinema.org.uk.

For further information on BFI Neighbourhood Cinema email contact@neighbourhoodcinema.org.uk


A number of the Film Hubs are offering bursaries towards fees, travel and accommodation for their members to attend Screening Days.  For details of the bursaries and how to apply please see below:


Details of the films showing in the programme will be announced on our film pages and our Twitter  (@ICOtweets) as soon as they're confirmed.

The final schedule will be emailed to delegates closer to the event.

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

Find out more

Further information about the event will be uploaded to this section of the website, or for any queries please call 0207 636 7120 or email sarah@independentcinemaoffice.org.uk.

Terms and conditions

ICO Screening Days is an industry event open to people working or volunteering in an organisation whose primary purpose is the exhibition of films to the public. As all of the films that are being shown at the event are pre-release titles there is a press embargo on the event, which includes social networking sites and film forums.

In partnership with Film Hub South West & West Midlands and Film Hub Wales.

“Excellent range of films, really helps in choosing what we'll screen.”

Screening Days delegate

Independent Cinema Office

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T: 020 7636 7120 F: 020 7636 7121 E: info@independentcinemaoffice.org.uk

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