VENUES & PROJECTS
An amazing number of venues and partners took part in Anim18, delivering activities, events and special projects. Read about a selection of them below, and visit their websites to find out more.
Young Programmers Network (YPN)
YPN is a network for Young Film Programmer groups around the UK, providing new opportunities for young people and regional audiences. The Young Programmers Network has thee key objectives:
- To offer young programmers the opportunity to serve as curators, juries, and volunteers in festivals across the country, offering invaluable sector experience and the chance to network peer to peer.
- To use existing Young Programmer initiatives and BFI academy alumni to set up new YP groups in venues or communities which are currently underserved in this area.
- To develop young audiences for venues and festivals
IntoFilm support teachers and educators to achieve a wide range of effective learning outcomes in their use of film. Their programme includes a network of extra-curricular film clubs, resources for use in clubs and in the classroom, training opportunities, a cinema-based film festival and their annual Awards. It has been designed to meet the needs of all four nations in the UK.
FILM HUB WALES
Film Hub Wales aims to bring more films, to more people, in more places. Formed in 2013 as part of the ground-breaking initiative BFI Film Audience Network (FAN).
Chapter Arts Centre
Chapter is one of Europe’s largest and most dynamic arts centres with cinemas, theatres, exhibition spaces, studios, a café, award-winning bars, over 60 cultural workspaces and more. Chapter has an international reputation for excellence, innovation and collaboration. It offers an ever-changing programme of the best performance, films and exhibitions from Wales and from around the world.
Cardiff Animation Festival
Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival
Small World Theatre
Rhyl Little Theatre/Wicked Wales
BFI SOUTHBANK (LONDON)
A four-screen cinema venue showing a huge selection of classic and contemporary films each year, with new and re-releases, film seasons, and director and actor retrospectives.
Flicks in the Sticks
Flicks in the Sticks promote professional arts and film events in partnership with local people, bringing high quality and affordable entertainment within easy travelling distance of every person in Shropshire, Herefordshire and surrounding areas.
The Courtyard Centre for the Arts, Hereford
Leeds Young Film Festival
Manchester Animation Festival
The Cornwall Film Festival
The Brewery Arts Centre
Glasgow Short Film Festival
WoFF: World of Film International Festival (GLASGOW)
Edinburgh International Film Festival
SCREEN TIREE (ARGYLL & BUTE)
Film Hub NI
Film Hub NI is part of the BFI Film Audience Network (FAN). Supported by National Lottery funding, FAN is a unique collaboration made up of eight Hubs managed by leading film organisations and venues strategically placed around the country and is the backbone of the BFI’s strategy to ensure the greatest choice of film is available for everyone across the UK.
NERVE CENTRE (DERRY/BELFAST)
The Nerve Centre is Northern Ireland’s leading creative media arts centre. More than 120,000 people a year benefit from the Nerve Centre’s wide-ranging programme of arts events, cutting edge projects, creative learning centres, training opportunities, and state-of-the-art production facilities. A successful social economy enterprise, the Nerve Centre employs more than 40 staff at sites in Derry~Londonderry and Belfast.