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Five new ideas that are changing cinema across Europe
Posted on June 22, 2017
Over the last two years, Agnès Salson and Mikael Arnal travelled across Europe looking for innovative practices in independent cinema exhibition. Starting in France, they eventually crossed twenty countries, meeting more than 200 cinemas.
Cannes 2017: Catharine's blog
Posted on June 16, 2017
Sadly, we're nearing the end of our Cannes reports and will soon have to start day dreaming about future film festivals. After accounts from Jo, Kenny, Jonny and Duncan, here's a whistle stop tour of what a trip to Cannes means for the Director of the ICO, Catharine Des Forges.
Nine Tips for Surviving a Film Festival
Posted on June 15, 2017
We caught up with Rico Johnson-Sinclair, one of the trainees currently taking part in our FEDS scheme, to mine him for tips for surviving a film festival. Less than a month into his placement, Flatpack Film Festival kicked off. Here's what he learned from his baptism of fire.
Cannes 2017: Duncan's blog
Posted on June 14, 2017
It may seem like many moons ago, but we still have lots of thoughts about Cannes 2017. Following on from Jo, Jonny and Kenny's takes on this year's festival, our Marketing & Communications Manager, Duncan Carson, shares his experience of the festival and his top 3 films.
Cannes 2017: Hatice's blog
Posted on June 9, 2017
Although it was a while ago now, our team still have plenty of opinions to share on their experiences from Cannes 2017. Our Head of Training, Hatice Ozdermirciler, finally had the chance to enjoy the latter end of the festival, and it was an experience to cherish.
Cannes 2017: Jonny's blog
Posted on June 6, 2017
We're continuing to find out what the ICO team made of the 70th Festival de Cannes. Following Jo's love for Agnes Varda's Visages, Villages, and Kenny's first time musings, it's time to hear what Senior Film Programmer, Jonny Courtney, made of this year's cinematic offerings.