Six questions to ask when creating a diverse and inclusive film programme
Posted on August 22, 2019
Film exhibition and events company We Are Parable was formed in 2013 by Anthony and Teanne Andrews. Dedicated to creating experiential events with film screenings bringing audiences stories from the African diaspora, they have enjoyed notable successes including the first public preview of Black Panther, the year-long Spike is 60 Film Festival, and many more. We spoke to Anthony about the key questions to ask when planning a truly diverse and inclusive film programme.
Starting a Cinema from Scratch: the Story of Catford Mews
Posted on August 15, 2019
Opening this September, Catford Mews is set to be the only multi-screen cinema in the South London borough of Lewisham and is one of the ICO's newest programming clients. We spoke to their Programme and Marketing Manager Isra Al Kassi about what to expect and how they've worked closely with their local community to make the cinema a dream come true for all.
Was Our Attempt to Attract Younger Audiences an #EpicFail?
Posted on August 8, 2019
We all want to know: how can we attract younger audiences to our cinemas when competition for their time is so fierce? Bertha Dochouse, the UK's first cinema dedicated entirely to documentary films, took on a mission to change their audience profile and bring in younger people. Their Marketing Manager Thomas Humphrey shared with us what they learnt from their endeavour.