Impact Areas: Knowledge / experience

Improving levels of knowledge, understanding and literacy, for all members of society
Inspiring young people to imagine & realise their full potential
Spurring creativity & nurturing the next generation of creative talent
Raising aspirations


Three FAN-supported projects receive FOCAL Award nominations


Three FAN-supported projects have received FOCAL Award nominations – the Film Hub North supported Lost Connections, which has been nominated in the Best Short category – and two Film Hub Scotland projects – Launch! On the Sea with Scotland’s Lifeboats (2021), nominated for Best Use of Footage in a Factual or Natural World Production, and Living Proof – A Climate Story, a partnership between the National Library of Scotland’s Moving Image Archive and Film Hub Scotland, nominated in FOCAL’s Best Cinematic Feature category.

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Case study

Exeter Phoenix: Young Audience Panel

In January 2021, Exeter Phoenix worked with a freelance Cinema Outreach Coordinator, Thea Berry, to work on an audience development project aimed at strengthening their visibility to, and to find new ways to reach, audiences under 25, and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic audiences.

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