Impact Areas: Economic

A focal point and catalyst for the wider regeneration and economic development
Breathing life back into places and bringing new value in the economy
Raising the profile and attracting visitors to an area
Boosting the local supply chain
Encouraging local employment and skills development
Strengthening local and national creative industries and brand identities, ultimately contributing to the prosperity of the UK

Case study

CineQ Queer Film Festival

Starting as a community cinema operating in Birmingham, CineQ seeks to grow appetites and audiences for Queer and LGBTQIA+ films whilst champion New Queer Cinema in the region – with a focus on the perspectives of Queer Trans and Intersex People of Colour (QTIPOC)
CineQ has now grown into a two day festival supported by BFI FAN Film Hub Midlands.

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