We will shortly be closing down the BFI Neighbourhood Cinema Website. Cinema For All will be setting up a new website with similar functionality to this. Please do not set up a new profile on this website. If you already have a profile and have not already let us know that you would like it to be transferred to Cinema For All’s new website, then please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Boost your audiences with free advertising for your screenings
If you haven’t already had a chance, try out our Press Association Listings feature on the website. Simply log into your account and click on ‘Manage my screenings’ to get started. The automatic advertising of your screenings on printed and online ‘what’s on’ news sections is a great way of encouraging new audiences. If you need some help to get your screenings listed, have a look at our guide or please drop us a line.
Funding for your cinema
There are a number of funding opportunities available for both new and existing community cinemas. Have a look at our article on potential funding sources.
Working with your local book club
Appeal to new audiences by teaming up your community cinema with a local book club to screen a popular film adaptation of a classic novel. Have a look at some of our recommended titles and ideas on how to collaborate with your local library or book club.
Seven steps to starting a community cinema
Setting up your own community cinema is easier than you might think. Watch our seven key steps, narrated by Edith Bowman, to help make your cinema’s launch a success.