Screening Your FilmShare
There are now lots of unique ways you can get your films broadcast. You don’t have to be a professional film-maker to qualify and sometimes they’ll even throw in some kit and training.
If you’ve been trying to get your film shown on screen but didn’t know how, this page has some useful information.
Birmingham Central Library Theatre
Creative Insight, which seeks to assist people working in the creative industries in Birmingham, provides Central Library Theatre as a regular alternative cinema venue, showcasing the work of local film-makers under the banner FILM FIRST. It is free of charge for screenings and to audiences. Films are vetted by local film-makers for showing. Anyone wanting to submit ideas, material and suggestions should contact the Creative Insight Team by email or call them on 0121 303 4538.
The Electric Cinema
The UK’s oldest working cinema.
The Midlands Arts Centre
For hiring contact Damien Vincent on 0121 446 3250
Cineworld Broad Street
181 Broad Street
Telephone: 0121 643 0631
Birmingham International Film Society
The Birmingham International Film Society is a new organisation offering a programme of new and classic World Cinema. Regular screenings on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Library Theatre feature the best of world cinema, plus special events with guest speakers.
BIFS is supported by Screen WM and The National Lottery through the UK Film Council.
Tickets: £3.50/£2.50 (Concessions) are available from the Central Library, via telephone on 0121 303 2323 or online via Birmingham Box Office
Film Forum West Midlands
Film Forum West Midlands is a social networking platform, linking up filmmakers in the Midlands online and through bi-monthly social meetings.
University of Birmingham Film Society
Brum FilmSoc regularly screens quality films at the university’s Edgbaston campus. You can watch all your favourites and also find some new ones. There are chances to collaborate with other societies for specialised marathon screenings and also a Termly Quiz. Every film shown is part of the Brum FilmSoc Library and once you are a member you can rent any DVD only having to pay a small, refundable deposit.