Film exhibition is a rich, exciting and rewarding part of the wider UK film industry, and vitality in this sector is crucial in ensuring accessibility to cinema wherever you live in the UK. But while film production is widely understood, the process of getting completed films screened in cinemas and the breadth and constitution of roles available in exhibition and distribution are much less so.
This guide details the main areas of work available in UK independent and commercial film exhibition (and in addition, in UK film distribution) to help you decide if starting a career in the industry – or changing to another part of it – could be right for you.
To see current vacancies across the industry, visit our Jobs section.
Working in independent film exhibition
Details of the roles available in the UK's independent cinema sector.
Working in commercial film exhibition
Details of the roles available in the UK's commercial cinema sector.