Find out more about the Film Hub South West team and put a name to a face, or a face to a name. Below you can find out more about our roles and responsibilities.
Tiffany has been involved with the Film Hub for over 4 years, supporting members across the region to access funding, bursaries and training opportunities to develop their practice and reach new audiences. Her previous role as Director of Cornwall Film Festival cemented Tiffany’s love of independent and international film and she is a passionate advocate for cinema as a tonic for whatever may ail you.
Talk to Tiffany about joining the hub, any questions you have about funding, training and support and to let her know when your events are taking place (so she can come!).
Maddy leads on the strategic development and delivery of Film Hub South West with the team.
She joined Watershed 15 years ago and is an experienced Producer of film events, talent and people with extensive experience of advocating for the cinema sector regionally, nationally and internationally. In her capacity as Vice President of Europa Cinemas, she plays an advocacy role for the cinema sector internationally and has directed several Audience Development Innovation Labs for cinema practitioners across the world.
Talk to Maddy about strategic partnerships, building the case for investment in the cinema sector and to find out how you can help shape the Film Hub South West strategy.
Alix is joining BFI NETWORK from Calling the Shots where she was Project Manager on New Creatives (South West), the BBC Arts and Arts Council talent development scheme.
While working on New Creatives, Alix oversaw the selection, production and delivery of audio, film and interactive projects from artists aged 16-30 for BBC platforms. Managing a network of regional partnerships across the South West to deliver mentoring, training, development and support to artists locally.
Previously she programmed the digital education courses and specialised film screenings of short film, artists moving image and alternative features for the multi-arts venue, Exeter Phoenix, as well as developing new talent through their short film commissioning schemes.
Talk to Alix about talent and partnership opportunities in the South West.
Anushka joins is a Freelance Marketeer for Film Hub and BFI Network South West after working alongside some of the world’s biggest brands. She wears many hats – Copywriter, Videographer, Designer – and has worked as a Journalist.
Most recently she has partnered with Calling The Shots on the BBC Arts and Arts Council scheme ‘New Creatives’, helping new, emerging artists to promote themselves and their works.
Talk to Anushka about how we can help promote your events and initiatives, your social media strategy, reciprocal marketing and communications queries?
Holly coordinates the marketing and communications for Film Hub South West and BFI NETWORK South West, supporting independent film exhibitors and talent development in the region. She also works nationally on the communications strategy of the BFI Film Audience Network (Marketing, Communications and Audiences).
Previously, Holly worked in the Engagement team at Watershed and has freelanced for various film and arts festivals happening all over the city. Experiencing new worlds and new ways of being is at the heart of Holly’s love of film, and sitting in a dark cinema waiting for the magic to happen is one of her favourite things.
Talk to Holly about developing audiences for new releases, social media strategy, reciprocal marketing and communications queries.
Mark Cosgrove, Cinema Curator at Watershed, the Film Hub Lead Organisation for the South West plays a Cultural Leadership role for Film Hub South West with a focus on Cinema Curation and Talent Development. He co-curates Filmic, a festival dedicated to the various creative connections across music and film, and set up Cinema Rediscovered, a new festival dedicated to bringing the finest new digital restorations, contemporary classics and film print rarities from across the globe back to cinemas. He is also Director of Film Culture at University of West of England (UWE).
Talk to Mark about programming, special events and Bob Dylan. Mark also represents Film Hub South West at the BFI FAN signatories meetings so do get in touch with him if there’s a specific issue you would like him to address with BFI.
Helen Wright, Producer and Programme Coordinator of Scottish Queer International Film Festival (SQIFF), will host an interactive workshop focusing on inclusion of LGBTQIA+, Deaf, and Disabled audiences.
BFI NETWORK South West are pleased to present our participants for the New Voices scheme 2020.
NETWORKED is a monthly online networking event that is open to all South West based writers, directors, producers and crew who would like the opportunity to connect.