Find your local film hub

See below for further information on each of the film hubs or visit The Bigger Picture website to see which hub is closest to you and to find out more.

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Film hub lead organisations

Each regional film hub is run by a leading film organisation, in collaboration with a network of members nationwide.

Film Hub London

Lead organisation: Film London

Film London is the capital’s screen industries agency, connecting talent and finance to develop a pioneering creative culture in the city that delivers success in film, TV, animation, games and beyond.

Film Hub Midlands

Lead organisation: Broadway

Broadway in Nottingham is a leading independent cinema and plays an important role in hosting a diverse programme of cinema, creative learning, festivals and special events. Broadway is working with Flatpack, a mobile arts organisation best known for their annual festival in Birmingham, to co-lead and deliver Film Hub Midlands.

Film Hub North

Lead organisations: Showroom Workstation and HOME

Showroom Workstation is a cultural hub in Sheffield, housed in an iconic 1930s art deco building. Showroom Cinema is one of Europe’s largest independent cinemas and shows an extensive range of film alongside an education and engagement programme.

HOME is Manchester’s centre for contemporary theatre, film, art, music and more. HOME’s film programme showcases the very best in contemporary and classic cinema, screening works by artists and filmmakers both established and new.

Film Hub Northern Ireland

Lead organisation: Queen’s Film Theatre

Queen’s Film Theatre is a leading independent cinema in Northern Ireland, entertaining, inspiring and challenging audiences since 1968.

Film Hub Scotland

Lead organisation: Glasgow Film

Glasgow Film is GFT (Glasgow Film Theatre), Glasgow’s year-round centre for film-lovers, Glasgow Film Festival (GFF) – a launch pad for the best of international and Scottish cinema, Glasgow Youth Film Festival (GYFF), and a learning and engagement programme integrated across all areas of Glasgow Film’s work. 

Film Hub South East

Lead organisation: Independent Cinema Office

The Independent Cinema Office (ICO) is the UK’s support organisation for independent cinema, offering film programming services, training and events, consultancy and free advice to ensure the sector is successful, innovative and progressive. We want all communities to have access to a thriving independent cinema culture. Our mission is to champion the broadest range of cinema, and to develop audiences, venues and talent.

Film Hub South West

Lead organisation: Watershed

Watershed in Bristol is a cross-artform venue and producer, sharing, developing and showcasing exemplary cultural ideas and talent.

Film Hub Wales

Lead organisation: Chapter Arts Centre

Chapter in Cardiff is an ambitious, multi-artform venue that presents, produces and promotes international art, live performance and film alongside a dynamic social space.