Independent Cinema Office
Our mission is to develop an open, challenging and thriving film sector. We are the UK’s national body in support of independent cinemas, film festivals and exhibitors of all forms. We want everyone to have access to cinema that nourishes the soul and changes lives.
Young Audiences Screening Days 2022
8 June (online) & 10 June Depot, Lewes
Young Audiences Screening Days gives exhibitors the chance to watch upcoming films for young audiences (16-30) and take part in curated sessions designed to support their young audience development work. Register until Friday 27 May.
The Camera is Ours: Britain’s Women Documentary Makers
Available for bookings from 3 June
Following the recent landmark season at BFI Southbank highlighting Britain’s pioneering women documentary makers from the 1930s to the late 1960s, the ICO are now delighted to be distributing a select programme of these revelatory films for cinemas and community screens to book from Friday 3 June.
Developing Your Film Festival 2022
8-12 August, Edinburgh
Now in its 11th year, Developing Your Film Festival (DYFF) is an internationally renowned training programme for film festival professionals. Taught by experts from some of the world’s best festivals and with alumni hailing from over 220 film festivals from around the globe, DYFF is a complete guide to taking your festival to the next level.