Press contacts

Individual members of our press team look after different areas of BFI activity.

If you are unsure which team member to contact, contact the Press Office at pressoffice1@bfi.org.uk.

Please check our frequently asked questions for our answers to common enquiries.


Judy Wells – BFI Director, Press and PR

BFI press strategy – corporate, industry and consumer; BFI London Film Festival; Oversees the press office.

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Colette Geraghty – Senior PR Manager, Corporate, Industry and Partnerships

Corporate and industry activity, including diversity and inclusion, and BFI National Lottery funded programmes such as BFI Filmmaking Fund (including BFI NETWORK), UK Audiences, Skills and Workforce Development (including BFI Film Academy).

Telephone: 020 7957 5360
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Tina McFarling – Head of Corporate and Industry Communications

Policy and industry issues, international and UK-wide, Research and Statistics Unit, Certification.
Telephone: 020 7957 4797
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Jill Reading – BFI Distribution Press Officer

BFI DVD releases, BFI theatrical releases, BFI Player.
Telephone: 020 7957 4759
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Liz Parkinson – Senior PR Manager, BFI Cultural Programme

BFI Southbank seasons, BFI Southbank events, BFI UK-wide cultural programme.
Telephone: 020 7957 8918
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Sanam Hasan – PR Manager, BFI Festivals

BFI London Film Festival, BFI Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival.
Telephone: 020 7957 8970
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Richard Pickard - Junior Press Officer, BFI Cultural Programme

BFI Southbank seasons, BFI Southbank events.
Telephone: 020 7173 3265
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Sarah Bemand – Press Officer, BFI Cultural Programme

BFI National Archive and Heritage, BFI Flare London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival , LFF Critics Mentorship Programme.
Telephone: 020 7957 8940
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Harriet Black – Digital Publicist and Team Coordinator, Press and PR

General press enquiries, BFI Expanded.
Telephone: 020 7957 5424
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