The UK Cinema Association has announced plans for its 2020 annual conference, ‘Audiences – growing the big screen experience‘, to be held on Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 March at Picturehouse Central, Piccadilly, London.
The event will explore different facets of audience development, including specific audience subsections, such a young people, people with disabilities and people from Black and Minority Ethnic communities.
BREAKING NEWS – the UK Cinema Association is delighted to announce that Edgar Wright, acclaimed Writer/Producer and Director of films such as Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, World’s End, Baby Driver and the upcoming Last Night in Soho, will be delivering the keynote address to the conference on Tuesday 3 March.
The headline programme for the two days is below.
11.00 Cinema sizzle
11.05 UK Cinema Association welcome – Phil Clapp – Chief Executive, UK Cinema Association
11.10 Platinum sponsor welcome – Lucy Jones – Executive Director, Comscore Inc
11.15 Keynote address – Edgar Wright – Writer/Director/Producer
11.35 Understanding the UK cinema audience
12.00 Spotlight – Rio, Dalston: Young Audiences Programme
12.15 Engaging young audiences
14.00 Spotlight – Ensuring big screen experiences are not…..too big
14.14 Film Festivals – A way to engage new audiences
15.00 Spotlight – National Theatre Live
15.45 Disabled audiences – maximising opportunities for all
16.30 Film Audience Network (FAN) – lessons learnt
17.15 Closing remarks – Phil Clapp – Chief Executive, UK Cinema Association
17.30 Networking drinks
19.15 After Party Party
09.45 Cinema sizzle
09.50 Opening address – Stephen Follows – Film industry researcher
10.10 Spotlight – We Are Parable
10.25 Engaging Black and Minority Ethnic audiences
11.15 Spotlight – Reclaim the Frame
12.00 Sinners to Saints? Engaging infringing audiences in the cinema experience
12.30 Spotlight – MUBI GO – collaborating to build audiences
13.45 Developing new audiences – experience from elsewhere
14.30 How movies brought magic to comparethemarket.com
15.30 Developing event cinema audiences
16.15 Event cinema sizzle
16.25 Closing remarks – Phil Clapp – Chief Executive, UK Cinema Association
16.30 Networking drinks
The full programme with speakers and sponsors can be found here.
Tickets can be booked by clicking the link below.
Bursary support to cover travel and accommodation costs is available to members of the UK Cinema Association and of the BFI Film Audience Network (FAN). To find out more, contact email@example.com.
Ticketing by JACRO