The course is for programming, marketing and education staff of:
- Cinemas, film festivals and film societies who want to start or develop a programme of artists' film
- Cross arts venues and organisations who want to integrate their cinema and gallery more comprehensively
- Galleries and museums interested in forging links with cinemas
- Independent curators working with film and video.
The course offers an accessible and practical introduction to:
- A brief history of artists' moving image: exhibition and practice
- Curating: Key approaches and techniques for presenting work
- Audiences: Effective and creative approaches to audience development
- Marketing: Overcoming barriers to audience interest and creating successful promotional materials
- Case studies of successful projects
- Key organisations and potential partners
- Networking opportunities.
The course will be led by George Clark, curator, writer and artist, with guest speakers Mike Sperlinger, Assistant Director of LUX, Jamie Wyld, Acting Chief Executive of Lighthouse and co-director and founder of videoclub, plus a speaker from CINECITY.
CINECITY The Brighton Film Festival
This course is run in partnership with CINECITY, which runs from 19 November - 6 December 2009 and features a global mix of premieres and previews, artists' cinema, archive treasures and retrospectives, talks and special events. www.cine-city.co.uk
Included in the course fee, CINECITY are offering participants free entry to that evening's Private View of MARK LEWIS plus an in-conversation hosted by Laura Mulvey, giving an insight into his recent works at the Venice Biennial and the World Premiere of his newest work Hendon, FC, being screened during the festival.
Booking your place:
This course is now over.
If you would like to enquire about other courses or want to be added to our training mailing list, please email Sarah Rutterford or call 020 7079 0474.
This course is funded by Arts Council England and delivered in partnership with CINECITY and Lighthouse.