Flatpack Festival
Film for all the senses

Film Camp

Wednesday 6th May, 2020

The Bond | 10:00 - 17:00

Back during Flatpack 11 we launched Film Camp, a one-day training event exploring the latest innovations in film exhibition.

Now in its fourth year, Film Camp returns once again to gather together film exhibitors from across the Midlands to share their wealth of experience, and to explore fresh approaches to programming, inclusive marketing and audience development. This event is open to everyone from multi-screen venues and festivals to community cinema organisers and student film groups.

Film Camp is produced by Film Hub Midlands, part of the BFI Film Audience Network (FAN). Led by Broadway Cinema (Nottingham) and Flatpack Projects (Birmingham), we are excited to bring more films to more people in more places across the Midlands. For more information contact amy@filmhubmidlands.org.

Ticket includes registration and networking, one morning and one afternoon workshop (first come first serve basis), lunch and drinks reception.


What is Audio Description?

Elaine Joseph is an audio describer for ITV and has worked on shows from Coronation Street to Manhunt. In this interactive session we will explore the different types of AD, how it works and the many benefits to audiences. Also includes a chance to try your hand at audio-describing a very short film!

Accessible Marketing with Sense

How accessible is your marketing? Accessibility most directly helps disabled and older people but, in fact, all audiences benefit from inclusive design. This session looks at print and online marketing resources and how you can give audiences equal access to your online and mobile content. This session will be led by Sunney Sharma and Holly McGeowan from Sense, TouchBase Pears.

Archive in an Hour

Media Active’s Sue Gainsborough talks to us about their project ‘Adventures with Archives’ exploring routes to developing new audiences for archive film through collaborations with musicians, poets, artists and filmmakers. You’ll also get the chance to create and curate a live cinema archive event ..... in an hour!

The Art of Foley

Laura Kloss from Lightbox Cinema has been teaching and inspiring children and families about cinema heritage since 2013. Come and find out about the work they do engaging a range of audiences through film education and have a go at being a foley artist and re-creating sounds for an archive film!

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