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.
Alice joins BFI NETWORK from British Council’s Film team, where she has been working as Film Programme Manager for the past year.
During her time with British Council, Alice managed the short film and new talent support offer. Working closely with international programmers and buyers, Alice promoted UK short films across the globe and looked after Global exhibition projects including running the EU Film Festival offer internationally.
Alice joined the British Council film team after three years with Encounters Festival, based in Bristol, where she headed up communications, strategy and development for the festival, alongside running year round training and development initiatives for new and emerging filmmakers.
Talk to Alice about talent and partnership opportunities in the South West.
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.
A practice based session designed to inspire and challenge cinema and archive practitioners to think about reframing film heritage
In May, BFI NETWORK South West held a Script Development Workshop in Bristol, led by Selina Ukwuoma.
A focused workshop on working with Boards of Trustees or Directors to get the most out these relationships and help carry your organisation forward.
Bringing together regional and local film festival to share expertise, exchange ideas and develop a more connected and collaborative film festival network in the South West.