About the Film Hub Lead Organisations

Film Hub Scotland

FHLO: A consortium led by Regional Screen Scotland
Email: carolyn@filmhubscotland.com

Film Hub Scotland is a consortium consisting of Scotland’s leading cultural cinemas and film festivals, and its cinema development agency Regional Screen Scotland. Collectively these organisations are the principal providers of specialist and independent cinema exhibition and programming in Scotland.

Film Hub NI

FHLO: QFT (Queen’s Film Theatre)
Email: filmhubni@qub.ac.uk

For over 40 years QFT has been the only full-time cinema dedicated to showing specialised and non-mainstream film in Northern Ireland. The QFT shows almost 400 individual films from around the world each year and promotes film culture in all its diverse forms.

Film Hub Wales

FHLO: Chapter Arts Centre
Email: lisa@filmhubwales.org

Chapter is a dynamic cultural and community venue with two cinemas, theatres, exhibition spaces, a cafe/bar, over 60 resident companies in cultural workspaces and spaces for hire for community and cultural groups.

Founded in 1971, Chapter has an international reputation for innovation and collaboration and offer an ever-changing programme of the best films, performance and exhibitions from Wales and from around the world.

Chapter encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to engage with the arts and have become the flagship for the contemporary arts in Wales as one of the largest complexes of its kind in Europe.
chapter.org / filmhubwales.org

Film Hub North

Counties: Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, County Durham, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire and South Yorkshire

FHLO: Showroom Workstation, Sheffield
Email: info@filmhubnorth.org.uk

Showroom Cinema is one of the largest independent cinemas in Europe showing an extensive range of specialised and independent film alongside an education and engagement programme. Opened in 1993, Showroom is now an internationally significant cultural centre and a treasured independent cinema for the region.

Film Hub North West Central

Counties: Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Shropshire

Email: filmhubnwc@homemcr.org

HOME Manchester’s new centre for international contemporary art, theatre, film and books officially opened its doors in Spring 2015. Designed by Dutch architects Mecanoo and featuring a 500-seat theatre; a 150-seat flexible theatre; a 500m2, 4m high gallery space; five cinema screens; digital production and broadcast facilities; a café bar and restaurant, HOME was formed from the merger of two of Manchester’s best-loved cultural organisations, Cornerhouse and the Library Theatre Company.

Film Hub Central East

Counties: Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Suffolk, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Essex

FHLO: Broadway & Cambridge Film Trust
Email: filmhubcentraleast@broadway.org.uk

Broadway Nottingham is one of the leading independent cinemas for cultural film in the UK. Cambridge Film Trust champions independent cinema and fosters film culture and education through its year-round programme culminating in the annual Cambridge Film Festival.

Film Hub London

FHLO: Film London
Email: filmhublondon@filmlondon.org.uk

As the capital’s film and media agency, Film London aims to ensure London has a thriving film sector that enriches the city’s businesses and its people. The agency has a strong track record of supporting innovative exhibition and education initiatives, maximising access to the capital’s film culture and helping audiences to discover film in all its diversity.

Film Hub South West & West Midlands

Counties: West Midlands, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Bristol, Somerset, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall

FHLO: Watershed
Email: filmhub@watershed.co.uk

Watershed’s ambition is to develop audiences’ choice, engagement, understanding and enjoyment of the past, present and future of cinema. Watershed is a leading cross-artform venue and producer, sharing, developing and showcasing exemplary cultural ideas and talent.

Film Hub South East

Counties: Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, West Sussex, Surrey, East Sussex and Kent

FHLO: A consortium led by the University of Brighton
Email: FilmHubSE@brighton.ac.uk

Film Hub SE is managed by a consortium of Brighton-based partners: Brighton & Hove City Council, Cinecity (curates and presents Brighton’s annual film festival), Lighthouse (creative agency working at the intersection of the art, film and education), Picturehouse Cinemas (UK’s leading arthouse cinema) and Screen Archive South East (collecting, preserving, promoting and providing public access to screen heritage).

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