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On the Ground – Raising your community cinema’s profile

We know you are doing great work, but does your audience? 

We understand amongst all the other tasks you do to run your community cinema, marketing and engagement can be time consuming and it is sometimes hard to know where to start. You have a story worth telling, let’s begin to share it!

Join Cinema For All online on Sunday 27 February 2022, 11:00 – 13:30 – for this special session on raising your community cinema’s profile, where we will explore how you can spotlight what makes your cinema unique, how to celebrate your wins with your audience and top tips on boosting your audience and engagement that work for you.

The online event features a masterclass session, led by Abi and Ellie from the Cinema For All team, along with an interactive panel discussion featuring inspiring speakers from community cinemas in Scotland sharing their experiences and expertise.

Attendees will also have exclusive access to a free preview screening, to watch for a limited period of time after the event! (Film to be confirmed soon)

Programme for the event:

  • 11:00 – Welcome and introductions: A chance to meet and update with your fellow community cinemas
  • 11:30 – How we raised our profile panel: Hear from other Scottish community cinemas as they share their experience of their challenges and ways they boosted their profile and widened their reach. This is also your chance to ask questions and gain insight from your peers.
  • 12:30 – Break
  • 12:45 – Sharing your story masterclass: A 45 minute masterclass with Abi and Ellie from Cinema For All exploring the different ways you can raise your community cinema’s profile, by communicating your journey, connecting with others and practical tips on developing your audience and engagement.
  • 13:20 – Wrap up and final thoughts.

REGISTER FOR FREE HERE

This event will take place on Zoom and will be BSL interpreted and captioned.

Please note, you do not have to be based in Scotland to attend and there is no limit to the number of group member that can book tickets, so please feel free to invite the rest of your team. We look forward to seeing you there!

This session is part of Cinema For All’s BFI-funded support scheme, On the Ground, connecting emerging or existing community cinemas from across the region to share skills, knowledge and expertise.

 Any questions please get in touch with Ellie at ellie@cinemaforall.org.uk.

Supported by the BFI,  awarding funds from the National Lottery.

CINEMA FOR ALL AND FILM HUB NORTHERN IRELAND – SPECIAL EVENT

On 19 August, we are hosting a special networking event alongside Film Hub Northern Ireland at the Baltic Bar in Bullit Hotel, Belfast!

The day will begin with a networking workshop, so that you get the opportunity to get to know other exhibitors from across the region, share issues and ideas, and learn from one another.

You’ll then take part in a mini masterclass in Immersive Cinema. The masterclass will cover the basics of creating immersive screenings, the benefits and challenges, as well as showcasing this type of cinemas’ ability to build audiences and create unique, memorable events.

Finish off the day with a drink and the chance to keep those conversations going.

The event is completely free and will run from 15:00 – 18:00.
It’s not one to miss!

Weekly Roundup 5 – 11 Sept 2016

The weekly round up is a chance to catch up on all the things we’ve been talking about each week; be it opportunities, announcements or important and interesting news. Now you don’t have to miss out on anything and it’s all in one place!

This week:

  • Want your community cinema to make the most of social media? Film Hub South West West Midlands and Flatpack Assemble are running a free workshop on 26 Sept. Find out more here.
  • There’s just over two weeks to apply for the BFI Neighbourhood Equipment Fund. Read about some ways the equipment has helped groups in the past.
  • Chester Film Society were featured in the Guardian this week in response to a letter about the lack of cinemas in Chester. Well done Chester Film Society! Read it here.
  • Scarlarama, the DIY celebration of cinema, kicked off this month! There’s lots of screenings happening around the country to celebrate getting people together to watch a film. Find out more here.
  • We’ve added two new great films to the Cinema For All Booking Scheme! Sweet Bean and Court are available to book now.
  • We have chosen our film title for the Autumn ICO Screening Days. We will be presenting The Black Hen .