New Britain on Film programmes
The Independent Cinema Office have launched two new programmes as part of their popular Britain on film programme. Protest! and Welcome to Britain are now available to book as DCP, DVD or Blu-ray, with subsidised booking fees from as little as £20.
Inclusive Cinema events promotion
Inclusive Cinema wants to promote your Diversity and Inclusion events on the Inclusive Cinema website, social channels, newsletter and in a press campaign. They're focusing on certain awareness dates, and if you're running any screenings, events, activities or initiatives that support awareness of these dates, then let them know.
BFI Blockbuster: Musicals
The Blockbuster season for 2019 will be the UK's greatest ever celebration of big screen musicals, with this weird, wonderful and spectacular genre to be celebrated across the land from October to December. Expressions of interest for large-scale national or touring projects (between £12,000 - £30,000) close on Friday 22 March. Expressions of interest for smaller projects will open in the summer.
Film Feels: Obsession
The Film Audeince Network led film season will explore Obsession on screen in summer 2019, with cinemas, festivals and arts producers invited to present programmes, events and screenings as part of the season. Film Hub Midlands are seeking expressions of interest for projects up to £15,000 from FAN members keen to explore, expand on, and engage audiences through independent programming around this theme. Major Programmes support is open to all FAN members who want to take part in the season, via tiered funding programmes. This fund is open from 18 March - 30 April 2019.
The Personal is Political: The Films of Margarethe von Trotta
An influential but inexplicably less well-known proponent of New German Cinema alongside Fassbinder and Herzog, Margarethe von Trotta's trailblazing films explore ideas of feminism and freedom, rights and revolution, politics and power. ICO are delighted to announce that from 12 January, in addition to the already available DCPs, their The Personal is Political: The Films of Margarethe von Trotta tour will also be available for Blu-ray and DVD bookings.
DepicT! '18 winning shorts available to book for free
Watershed invites film exhibitors to show the winning DepicT! '18 ultra shorts free of charge on DCP or DVD, either in front of a feature film run or as a package. DepicT! is Watershed’s international short film online competition, part of Encounters Festival, challenging filmmakers from all over the globe to create tiny shorts of 90 secs or less. Find out how to book the 2018 winning shorts, or watch the films here.