Cultural Cinema Exhibition is essential training
for anyone who wants to take their film career to the next level. Click here to apply before Tuesday 14 February.
In the decade-plus history of the course, its alumni have achieved top jobs at the British Film Institute, Picturehouse, Curzon Cinemas, Soda Pictures, Watershed, the Barbican and film festivals around the world.
Whether you currently work in cinema or festival programming, film
curation, artist moving image, film education or specialist film, film
marketing or audience development, or you want to in the future, this course is comprehensive and
practical and will immeasurably boost your skills and knowledge.
You will learn:
- A complete toolkit for understanding audiences, including increasing
access for young people, children, LGBT, disabled and ethnically diverse
- How the film industry works, from key figures, including producers, sales
agents, programmers, exhibitors, digital distributors and more
- How to market a film from press campaigns to copy, from social media to
- A full knowledge of the technical aspects of film so you can keep the magic of the big screen alive
- How you can create and build audiences for archive film, artist moving
image, international cinema, event cinema and alternative content
- The key details of practical programming: negotiating, securing rights
and understanding release windows
Who is this course
- Professionals with 1-3 years’ experience who are forging
a career in the cultural cinema sector, including programming, education,
marketing and audience development
- Any film industry professionals who currently work in management,
programming, education, marketing, administration or fundraising at independent
cinemas, film festivals, film societies and pop-ups
- People who currently work in exhibition who want to build an audience
for cultural cinema at their venue
- People who run, or who have a strong desire to run, grass roots film
societies and venues
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How is the course
This is an intensive course taught over a week. It comprises talks
from a wide range of film industry experts, practical exercises, tutorials and
networking. You will also have the chance to see a variety of upcoming cultural cinema
films, and workshop these releases.
When will the course run?
Exact dates and location are currently TBC but the course is provisionally set for 10-17 March 2017.
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The price of the course includes a pass for the ICO Screening Days at BFI Southbank (11-13 March 2017).
Supported by Creative
Skillset’s Film Skills Fund, which is funded directly by industry through the
Skills Investment Fund (SIF), as well as by the National Lottery via the BFI.