What it takes to be a film programmer
Posted on August 23, 2018
With applications now open for our next Cultural Cinema Exhibition training course, we talked to some of the brightest voices in film programming about the best tools that the course gave them - and how being a programmer takes more than just sitting alone in the dark with a pile of screeners...
What I Learned at the AMA Conference 2018
Posted on August 14, 2018
Creative Arts East is an arts and community development charity that focuses on engaging rural communities across the South East region. Read what their Communications & Content Assistant Zoe Fletcher took away from the leading event for arts marketeers in the UK - and how Film Hub South East's bursary helped her get there.
Decolonising the Conversation around Diversity
Posted on August 2, 2018
A career in film was something that for much of her life Chapter Arts Centre's Anim18 Project Coordinator (and our FEDS trainee) Umulkhayr Mohamed thought wasn't within reach for her. Ahead of our upcoming I.D. (Inclusion & Diversity) Screening Day, read her thoughts on what we should be doing to try and finally overcome this.
How to be resilient when growing your community cinema
Posted on July 19, 2018
We wanted to catch up with some of the graduates of our REACH course to see how the audience development projects they worked on have developed. Here, Katie Brandwood of Screen25 in South Norwood in London about her project to make sure the audience in her screen matched the wider community, undertaken in very challenging circumstances..
Fighting the elements: running a festival in the eye of a storm
Posted on June 21, 2018
Scotland may be notorious for erratic weather but GFT's Programme Assistant Chris Kumar thought he had seen it all. He was proven wrong this past February when Glasgow Film Festival was paid a visit by one of the harshest cold waves in years, the Beast from the East.
Why short films matter: Roisin Mullins on her FEDS placement at Aesthetica Short Film Festival
Posted on June 7, 2018
Short films are a unique and powerful art form, so why do we not give them more space in film culture? Roisin Mullins, one of our FEDS trainees, working at Aesthetica Short Film Festival in York, tells us why shorts are much more than a stepping stone and deserve to have a place in your cinema.