UK Cinema Association members featured prominently across a range of categories as the shortlists of nominees for the 2023 Big Screen Awards were announced today.

In the closely-fought cinema of the year categories, the shortlists were as follows:

Cinema of the Year (24 screens or under)  

  • BFI Southbank, London
  • Ealing Project, London
  • Highland Cinema, Fort William
  • Jam Jar Cinema, Whitley Bay
  • The Living Room Cinema, Liphook
  • The Montrose Playhouse, Montrose
  • Palace Cinema, Broadstairs
  • Parkway Cinema Barnsley
  • Queen’s Film Theatre, Belfast

Cinema of the Year (25 screens or over)  

  • Cineworld Boldon, Tyne & Wear
  • Curzon Kingston
  • Greenwich Picturehouse
  • The Light, Walsall
  • ODEON Luxe Derby
  • Vue Manchester Printworks
  • WTW-Scott Cinemas, Bridgwater

In addition, Association members also featured in the following categories:

  • Big Screen Event of the Year – Barbican, London; BFI IMAX, London; Picturehouse Cinemas; and Queen’s Film Theatre, Belfast;
  • Brand Partnership of the Year – Vue Entertainment
  • Cinema Marketing Campaign of the Year – BFI IMAX, London; Cineworld Cinemas; The Light Cinemas; Picturehouse Cinemas; ODEON Cinemas; and Vue Entertainment;
  • Diversity and Inclusion Initiative – Cineworld Dalton Park; and ODEON Cinemas;
  • Event Cinema Campaign of the Year – Vue Entertainment;
  • Green Screen Awards – Exeter Phoenix; Leigh Film Factory; ODEON Cinemas; Picturehouse Cinemas; and Savoy Cinemas;
  • Team of the Year – ODEON Cinemas; and Picturehouse Cinemas.

Award winners will be announced at the 2023 Big Screen Awards in London on Thursday 23 November.