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Sharing challenges and community spirit at Art House Convergence 2018!
Posted on February 13, 2018
The Art House Convergence conference, which runs alongside the Sundance Film Festival in Utah, now attracts over 600 attendees annually with delegates from cinemas and festivals across the globe. ICO’s Partnerships Manager, Jemma Buckley, spoke at the January 2018 event and writes about her trip here.
The Festival of Mexico's 'City of Open Doors'
Posted on November 16, 2017
Ahead of our upcoming Developing Your Film Festival course, ICO Film Programmer Jo Duncombe was delighted to visit Morelia, one of the country's most beautiful, historic and artistically vibrant cities, to take part in the festival's 15th edition earlier this autumn.
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.
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.