FHW Bursary Recipients

Bursary Recipients

Find inspiration for your next course and see who we’ve supported in the past.

Bursary Recipients

Since 2013, FHW has supported the Welsh exhibition sector with 125 bursaries and we have had over 1800 individual engagements with different workshops, surgeries and events:

Aesthetica Short Film Festival

2015/16 – Jody Tozer (Ffresh)

Find out more about the Aesthetica Short Film Festival or read Jody’s blog here.

AMA Conference

2014 – Alice Turner (Penarth Pier Pavilion)

Find out more about the AMA Conference.

Berlinale

2014/15 – Berwyn Rowlands (Iris Prize). Find out more about his trip to Berlin here.

2016/17 – Sue Bailey (Fisguard Film Society)

2017/18 – Dave Evans (WIDF). Read his blog here.

2019 – Luisa Pèrcopo (IFFC)

Find out more about the Berlin International Film Festival

BFI London Film Festival

2015/16 – David Gillam (Torch Theatre), Joy Green (Haverfordwest Film Society)

2017/18 – David Gillam (WOW: Wales on World Film Festival)

Find out  more about the BFI London Film Festival or read David’s blog here.

Cinema For All Community Cinema Conference and Film Society of the Year Awards

2015/16 – Simon Profitt (New Dot Cinema), Norman Gettings (Llandaff North Festival)

2016/17 – Allison Williams (Dragon Theatre), Gloria Vasquez (Films and Wine)

2018 – Lisa Denison (Sinema Sadwrn),

You can find out more about this event at the Cinema For All website or read Lisa’s blog here.

Camera Zizanio Festival and Olympia Festival

2017/18 – Rhiannon Hughes (Wicked Wales), Lacey Small (Wicked Wales)

Find out more about the Camera Zizanio Festival.

Children’s Film First Conference, Brussels

2015 – Claire Vaughan (Chapter). Find out more about Claire’s time at the conference here.

Children’s Film First Conference, Brussels

Durban International Film Festival

2014/15 – Fadhili Maghiya (Watch Africa)

Find out more about the Durban International Film Festival

Edinburgh Film Festival

2014/15 – Claire Vaughan (Chapter)

Find out more about the Edinburgh Film Festival.

Edinburgh Short Film Festival

2016/17 – Paul O’Connor (Sol Cinema)

Find out more about the Edinburgh Short Film Festival.

 

Flatpack Festival Birmingham

2015/16 – Paul Holder (Chapter). Find out more about Paul’s ABCinema Sprint in his blog.

2016/17 – Three young film enthusiasts (Amy, Luan and Eben plus their chaperone Chris) went on a video bloggers course at Flatpack. Read their blog here.

Find out more about Flatpack Festival, Birmingham.

ICO Screenings Days

2014/15 – Angie Dickinson (Pontardawe Arts Centre), Emyr Williams (Pontio), Jill Edge (Theatr Gwaun), Rhowan Alleyne (WOW), Stephen Phillips (Chapter),

2015/16 – Emyr Williams (Pontio), Annie Grundy (Magic Lantern), Angie Dickinson (Pontardawe Arts Centre), Jamie Grew (New Dot Cinema), Dave Phillips (Abergavenny Film Society), Natasha Wilson (Penarth Pier Pavilion)

2016/17 – Matt Beere (Chapter),  Emyr Williams (Pontio), Annie Grundy (Magic Lantern), Mark Bond (Magic Lantern)

2017/18 – Emyr Williams (Pontio), Sara Waddington (Magic lantern)

2018/19 – Ben Rive (Snowcat Cinema), Angie Dickinson (Pontardawe Arts Centre), Emyr Williams (Pontio), Sara Waddington (Magic Lantern), Simon Proffit (New Dot Cinema).

You can find out more about the Screening Days over at the ICO website or read the member blog here.

ICO Archive Screenings Days

2018/19 – Sara Waddington (Magic Lantern)

You can find out more about the 2019 I.D. Screening Days over at the ICO website or read Sara’s blog here.

ICO I.D. Screening Days (Inclusion & Diversity)

2018/19 – Yvonne Connike & Yasmin Begum: Cinema Golau (ICO ID Day Birmingham).

Find out about the screening days on the ICO’s website or read Yvonne’s blog here.

 

 

ICO Young Programmers Forum at Spring Screening Day

2018/19 – Natasha Swann (Wicked Wales), Lacey Small (Wicked Wales)

Read all about it in their blog here.

NexT International Film Festival

2018/19 – Rhiannon Hughes (Wicked Wales)

Find out  more about the NexT International Film Festival.

NUFF Youth Film Festival (Norway)

2016/17 – Rhiannon Wyn Hughes (Wicked Wales).

Find out more about NUFF or read Rhiannon’s blog here.

Queer Film Network

2017/18 – QFN were supported to host their quarterly network meeting in Cardiff.

Find out more about the Queer Film Network.

San Sebastian Film Festival

2014/15 – David Gillam (WOW: Wales on World Film Festival).

Find out more about the San Sebastian Film Festival 

Sheffield International Documentary Festival

2016/17 – Radha Patel (Gentle/Radical)

You can find more about this festival at the Sheffield Doc Fest website or read Radha’s blog.

Film Hub Wales
The Kids Are Alright Conference

2013 – Claire Vaughan (Chapter)

Welsh Film Preview Days

2014/15 – Bryoni Sadler (Flicks in the Sticks)

2016/17 – James Cass (Magic Lantern), Allison Williams (Dragon Theatre),

You can find out more about Film Hub Wales’ event over at the Welsh Film Preview Days page.

 

UKCA Annual Conference

2018 – Jamie Hughes and Steve Jones (Gwyn Hall). Find out about the conference here or read Jamie’s blog here.

Venice Film Festival

2018/19 – Jody Tozer (Cardiff Mini Film Festival)

Find out more about the Venice Film Festival.

 

WNO Oz with Orchestra

2017/18 – Young Programmers from WICKED Cinema in Rhyl spent the day at the Welsh National Opera’s screening of ‘The Wizard of Oz’ interviewing audience members.

View their short film or read the blog here.

Youth Cinema Network

2015/16 – Dan Thomas (Wicked Wales). Find out more about Dan’s research trip to Hanover here.

You can find out more about the Youth Cinema Network here.

 

Zagreb Film Festival

2014/15 – Rhiannon Hughes (Wicked Wales)

Find out more about the Zagreb Film Festival.

BFI FAN New Release Marketing Day

2018/19 – Sara Waddington (Magic Lantern)

Demographics are Dead (Arts Council of Wales)

2015/16 – Lisa Nesbitt (Film Hub Wales)

 

Film London Cultivate Training

A UK-wide training programme for exhibitors looking to inspire the next generation of cinema-goers. Cultivate offers presentations and discussions around a broad range of topics including navigating the primary and secondary curriculum, Inspiring young people, programming suitable films, developing study guides, being safe and compliant and engaging a range of audiences, stakeholders and partners.

2014/15 – Rhiannon Hughes (Wicked Wales)

You can find more information on Cultivate at the Film London website.

Innovation Lab: Young Audiences

2018/19 – Rhys Roberts (Cell B), Pauline Williams (Off Y Grid) and Rhiannon Wyn Hughes (Wicked Wales).

Read Rhiannon’s blog here.

ICO Business Advice Training

2014/15 – Theatre Gwaun and Watch Africa

You can find more information at the ICO’s website.

ICO Creative Digital Marketing Training

2015/16 – Lisa Nesbitt (Film Hub Wales)

You can find more information at the ICO’s website.

ICO Creative Programming Course

2015/16 – Joann Rae, (Theatr Colwyn)

You can find more information at the ICO’s website.

Cultural Cinema Exhibition

2016/17 – Anna Redfern, Cinema & Co and Silvia Sheehan (Off y Grid)

You can find more information at the ICO’s website or read Silvia’s blog here.

ICO Data Driven Marketing

2017/18 – Steffan Thomas (Galeri Caernarfon)

You can find more information at the ICO’s website or read Steffan’s blog here.

ICO Developing Your Film Festival Course

An intensive programme for film festival professionals, taught by some of the world’s experts on taking your festival to the next level.

2014/15 – Jody Tozer (Ffresh)

You can find more information at the ICO’s website.

 ICO Elevate: Introduction to Leadership

Gives those in film exhibition the chance to learn practical management skills. The bespoke training experience will accelerates development through a holistic approach, with expert support, coaching and peer-to-peer learning.

2017 – Rabab Ghazoul (Gentle/Radical)

You can find more information at the ICO’s website.

 ICO Reach: Strategic Audience Development

A project-based training programme for independent film exhibitors who want to learn from experts about how to strategically grow audiences.

2016/17 – Gwen Sion (Pontio), Rhys Roberts (Cell B) and Mike Roberts (Clwyd Theatr Cymru). Read their blogs here.

2018 – Kate (Memo Arts Centre), Aleksandra Nikolajev Jones (WIDF)

You can find more information on Reach over at the ICO’s website.

ICO Technical Ambassadors Training

Supported visits at EVI (Ebbw Vale), Torch Theatre, Radyr & Morganstown Community Cinema, Valleys Kids and Rhyl Little Theatre.

2016/17 – WOW Women’s Film Club and Gentle/Radical teamed up with the Independent Cinema Office and Chapter to host a free workshop on the technical aspects of pop-up film projection and presentation. The half day course offered women the opportunity to learn and become confident in how to technically set up and use projection and screening equipment to run pop-up film events. Read the blog here.

You can find more information at the ICO’s website.

Moviola Sustainability Seminars

2017 – In July 2017 Moviola ran six Sustainability Seminars across the UK, with the aim to collect experiences and ideas to inform a Sustainability Action Plan and a ‘Good Practice in the Moviola Family Guide’ to distribute across their network. Film Hub Wales supported a seminar in Wales at Llanfair Kilgeddin Village Hall.

Read all about the outcomes here.

Opening Our Doors

Back in 2016 Film Hub Wales organised two new training days called Opening Doors. They were packed full of innovation projects, interactive games, film ideas and resources designed to help venues reach diverse audience groups. Find out more here.

Building on this Film Hub Wales led by FAN Access Officer Toki Allison has been touring these development sessions across the UK.

Rural Community Cinema

2015/16 – Dave Phillips (Abergavenny Film Society), Phillip Walkley (Moviola), Stephen Nottingham (Murchfield Community Cinema).

2016/17 – James Cass (Magic Lantern)

2018/19 – Allison Williams (Dragon Theatre), Eiko Meredith (Kotasu Animation Festival), Natasha Swann (Wicked Wales), Lacey Small (Wicked Wales), Yvonne Connikie (Cinema Golau), Yasmin Begum (Cinema Golau)

You can find out more about Film Hub Wales’ event over at the Rural Community Cinema page or read Allison and Eiko’s blog here.

This Way Up Conference

2016/17 – Neil Dunshire – TAPE

2017/18 – Claire Vaughan and Sally Griffith

This Way Up is the UK film exhibition innovation conference that promises to inspire and enlighten, provoke and challenge. It is an annual event to connect and share.

Find out more about the This Way Up Conference or read Neil’s blog here.

Apply for a Bursary

Applications for training/skills bursaries will be accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. Read our guidelines and submit a proposal here.

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