BFI FAN: Access Directory

A new directory with guidance, toolkits, and practical actions for planning inclusive film events for Deaf and disabled audiences. 

Independent Cinema Office: Developing Deaf Audiences for Film

A guide to help you understand the challenges Deaf people experience in the cinema and what your cinema or film festival can do to make the experience pleasurable, welcoming and well-presented.

Independent Cinema Office: How do I make my cinema inclusive and accessible?

A reference guideline for independent cinemas to improve access in venues for their disabled visitors.

An Equal Experience: Why Descriptive Subtitling Matters

In this blog for the Independent Cinema Office, Matchbox Cine’s Charlotte Little explains the importance of descriptive subtitles in creating a more equal experience for audiences.

Arts Marketing Association: The Accessible Marketing Guide

A comprehensive guide from the Arts Marketing Association on making your marketing activity and communications accessible to the widest number of people.

Access Forum: Dementia-Friendly Screenings

Watch our online session on making your screenings dementia-friendly, with Glasgow Film Theatre and Montrose Playhouse.

Widening Access and Inclusion Online: Marketing & Screenings

Two sessions led by Charlotte Little and Helen Wright that will help you to make your websites, social media and online screening activity accessible to more people

Matchbox Cineclub: How-to Captioning

As part of the Film Hub Scotland Access Forum, Matchbox Cineclub has run ‘how-to’ sessions on how FAN members can make their programmes as accessible as possible.

SQIFF Accessibility Guide

The Scottish Queer International Film Festival (SQIFF) have produced the Deaf and Disabled Accessibility Guide, intended for use by film exhibitors who want to embed Deaf and Disabled access into their work.