Training Courses

Film Hub South East Members Forum 2022


Rich Mix Cultural Foundation, London

This page is for the 2022 event. Discover the Film Hub South East Members Forum 2023.

Taking place at Rich Mix in London on Tues 26 April 2022, this all-day event will be a brilliant chance to network and collaborate with fellow exhibitors in the South East region, take a look at case studies from successful projects in the region, as well as to find out about funding opportunities available to help your programme in the year ahead, both in presentations and one-to-one advice sessions with the FHSE team.

If you haven’t booked your FREE place yet, make sure to register now.

9.30-10.00 Arrival & Registration
A warm welcome and a chance to book slots later in the day for One-to-One funding advice sessions.

10-10.30 Introduction: Film Hub South East & Looking Forward
Catharine Des Forges, ICO Director will welcome members and talk about the funding opportunities available for the year ahead including the Film Exhibition Fund.

10.30-11.30 National FAN Opportunities
Manon Euler (Film Hub Midlands) and Andy Robson (Film Hub North) will present two nationwide funding opportunities that you can apply for, the Major Programmes opportunity Film Feels programme and the Changing Times Archive Film programme. This year, both programmes are inspired by the theme CURIOUS.

11.30-11.45 Break 

11.45-12.45 – Parallel Sessions:

About the FHSE Programming Group
The ICO’s Head of Cinemas, David Sin will be joined by two FHSE Programming Group members David Haigh (Gulbenkian, Canterbury) and Ryan Souch (The Theatre, Chipping Norton) to talk about the group and discover how it has helped both cinemas develop and broaden their programming.


One-to-One FHSE Funding Advice Sessions
Book your slot at the start of the day to ensure availability

12.45-13.45 Lunch Break

Successful FHSE Projects
Evelyn Griffiths (Watersprite Film Festival, Cambridge) and Micaela Tuckwell (Ultimate Picture Palace, Oxford) will discuss with the FHSE team how they delivered successful projects with the help of the FHSE Film Exhibition Fund.


Showcasing recently completed short films and celebrating the rich filmmaking talent emerging in the region.

14.45-15.00 Break

15.00-16.00 Parallel Sessions (see below)

Young Film Programmers
Julia Andrews-Clifford, Young Film Programmers Manager at the ICO will be joined by Amy Cresswell (Open House Film Club) and Benjamin Cyrus-Clark (Bute Street Film & Art Festival) to discuss two successful Young Film Programmers groups and share advice for facilitators and those interested in starting a group.


One-to-One FHSE Funding Advice Sessions 
Book your slot at the start of the day to ensure availability.

Round-up 16.10-16.30

Drinks Reception from 16.30

Register for free before the deadline at 6pm, 21 April 2022 to secure your place.




Free (lunch and refreshments provided)


Rich Mix Cultural Foundation


Registration for the FHSE Forum is now open. You can find more information on how to register here.


The Forum is an industry event for members of Film Hub South East (such as the staff of cinemas, film festivals, film societies and community cinemas) based in the South East region (as defined by the BFI), and for people that might be interested in beginning film screenings in their local area and want to learn more about our support and schemes.

If you’re not yet a Film Hub South East member, you can apply here.


It is free to register for the FHSE Forum 2022.

Registration includes refreshments throughout the day (including lunch and the evening drinks reception) as well as access to all sessions.

Bursary support

If you require additional support to attend (whether towards the cost of your travel, accommodation, childcare or other) you may be eligible for a Film Hub South East bursary. Find out more.

If you have any queries about the event, your eligibility or registering online, read our FAQ below or contact us at

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Rich Mix Cinema
35-47 Bethnal Green Rd,
E1 6LA

The main entrance to Rich Mix is on Bethnal Green Road, on the left-hand side of the building.


From Liverpool Street station (10-15min walk)

Turn left out of the station onto Bishopsgate, and follow the road north on the left hand side of the pavement. Continue along this route until you go under the bridge, after which take the first right, on to Bethnal Green Road (you will see the Shoreditch Box Park on your right). Carry on down this road until you see the cinema on your left.

By car

Parking is at the Brick Lane Car Park (146 Brick Lane, E1 6QL). The Congestion Charge applies, and parking costs are on average £20.

By train/underground

The nearest train/underground station is Liverpool Street (Central, Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City Lines, and Overground) and Embankment (Circle and District lines).

Planning your journey

Use Transport for London’s (TFL) Journey Planner service and live travel news


All Film Hub South East staff will take a lateral flow test 24 hours prior to the event. While we do not require proof of negative tests from delegates, we ask that you do the same.

If you have any COVID-19 symptoms or feel unwell in any way, please do not attend the event.

Rich Mix asks you to wear masks when inside the building, including when in cinema screens, unless you are eating or drinking,

Read more details of Rich Mix’s COVID-19 safety protocol.

If you have any queries on any point, let us know at

Please note: this event is subject to change and cancellation pending any new developments with COVID-19. In this instance, we will post details here and email them to registered delegates. 


How do I register on the day?

Registration for booked attendees will be held in the morning at the Film Hub South East desk on the 3rd Floor at Rich Mix (head to the elevators opposite the entrance). You will be issued with a badge which is your entry pass into all sessions.

You don’t need to bring anything with you except your name and organisation.

What is the schedule for the day?

We don’t have a precise schedule yet, but estimated times are 9.30am – 5pm (followed by a drinks reception).

We’ll list sessions and speakers on this page as they’re announced and circulate a full schedule as soon as possible.

Where will sessions be held?

Sessions will be held in The Studio and The Mix, with a screening taking place in Screen 3.

Do I need to bring refreshments?

All refreshments (including tea and coffee, lunch and the evening drinks reception) will be provided.

How accessible is Rich Mix?

For full details on the accessibility of the Rich Mix building please visit their accessibility page.

Code of conduct

  • We want our events to be fun, inclusive spaces for film professionals. We expect people attending and working at the event to maintain our code of conduct so that it can stay fun and inclusive. Harassment and bullying have no place at ICO/Film Hub South East events.
  • Examples of inappropriate behaviour that contravenes our code of conduct includes offensive verbal comments related to gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, aggressive behaviour, inappropriate physical contact and unwelcome sexual attention.
  • If you feel uncomfortable, or someone behaves inappropriately towards you, or you witness something inappropriate, please report it to a member of ICO/Film Hub South East staff or email Your complaint will be treated with confidence and discretion. We are happy to help you and can help report inappropriate behaviour to the authorities, where necessary or address the problem ourselves where more appropriate. We reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone who does not comply with our code of conduct. This code of conduct applies both in person and online.
  • If you would like to speak to an independent organisation about an issue, the Film and TV Charity have a free and confidential helpline available on 0800 054 00 00. It operates seven days a week, 24 hours a day

Terms and conditions

The Film Hub South East Members Forum is an industry event for staff of member exhibitors based in the South East region (as defined by the BFI) and for people that might be interested in beginning film screenings in their local area and want to learn more about our support and schemes. If you’re not yet a Film Hub South East member, you can apply here. If you’re in any doubt about your eligibility, just email us.

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