Arts Derbyshire

Film Development

Film Development Resources

A network of voluntary promoters that screens films in alternative venues.We have pulled together lots of organisations who work locally, regionally and nationally in film development. We hope you find this a useful resource.
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Local film organisations

Derbyshire Film
Derbyshire Film is a network of voluntary promoters that uses state-of-the art cinema equipment to provide film screenings in alternative venues, particularly in areas where cinema might not otherwise be available.

Derby Quad
QUAD is an international centre for engagement in contemporary art and film, focussing on major exhibitions, professional practice for artists, independent film and the creative use of emergent digital technologies.

The Northern Light Cinema, Wirksworth
The Northern Light Cinema aims to put the fun back in film, making a trip to the flicks not just about watching great movies but about having a great night out.

The Ritz Cinema, Belper
The Ritz Cinema is a local independent cinema, showing a wide variety of Cultural, Commercial and Classic films, a bit of something for everyone.

Regional film organisations

The BFI Film Audience Network is a collaboration of 8 film hubs, managed by leading film organisations and venues around the UK.

National film organisations

Bectu is the union for creative ambition who represent over 40,000 staff, contract and freelance workers in the media and entertainment industries.

British Council Film
The British Council Film celebrates the innovation, diversity, creativity and excellence of UK film around the world. They also offer international opportunities to UK film professionals, and broker creative relationships between UK filmmakers and their international counterparts.

British Film Institute
The UK’s lead organisation for film, television and the moving image.

Cinema for All
Cinema For All is the national and development organisation for community-led cinema: community cinemas, film clubs and societies.

The Film Network
A website designed to showcase the best films from around the world.

International Moving Image Society
Aims to encourage, sustain, educate, train and represent all those providing moving images and associated crafts in any form and through any media.

My Community Cinema
A space for community cinemas to host online profiles, upload information about their groups, upload their upcoming screenings, and connect with the wider community cinema sector.

Shooting people
Shooting People is for creatives who are passionate about film, connecting you with thousands of filmmakers, actors, crew, writers and industry.

Signals is a centre for creative digital learning. They specialise in film education, digital art and use media production for social, learning and creative outcomes.

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