Living and Working with BPD - A Navigational Guide
Posted on April 23, 2020
Taking care of your mental health can be challenging at the best of times, but the conditions introduced as a result of the COVID-19 crisis have further highlighted the importance of mental wellbeing. Hannah McHaffie, Marketing and Operations Coordinator at Live Cinema UK, reflects back on her experiences of working and living with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) – offering guidance on how to manage your own symptoms and support colleagues with the condition.
Deaf and Disabled access in film exhibition
Posted on April 9, 2020
We spoke to Helen Wright, Festival Coordinator at Scottish Queer International Film Festival (SQIFF) about her experience of ensuring the festival is accessible all audiences. Helen explains how SQIFF integrates access across their organisation and events, making this integral to their work from the very start.
European Film Festivals Going Virtual: A Defence Strategy or A New Opportunity?
Posted on April 2, 2020
Amidst the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, what can festivals do to keep the film community active and give authors their deserved visibility? How can they successfully transition to a fully digital event? Davide Abbatescianni, Ireland correspondent for Cineuropa, spoke to the staff of three European festivals, to find out. Hopefully, this piece can inspire further collaboration between festivals and provide insight into putting an effective digital plan in place during this difficult time.