Launchpad Hot House

2nd August 2018
  • Are you aged 16-30 years old based in South Yorkshire or Leciestershire and passionate about cinema?
  • Always dreamt of creating your own cinema but no idea where to start?
  • Want to make a difference in your area and to your local community? 

Supported by the BFI, BBFC and Octagon Films, Launchpad HotHouse is a programme to help groups of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds develop skills in film exhibition and become confident community film organisers.

Successful applicants will receive face to face training sessions, bursaries to cover the first few film licences as well as free equipment, Cinema For All membership and much more!

To apply, head over to be sure to read the guidance notes before sending in your applications to us by 15 August 2018. Verbal or filmed applications will also be accepted.

Successful applicants will be notified by 20 August. Please note – all funded activity must take place by 31 Dec 2018.

We do not want to put any barriers in the way of applying for the programme so written, verbal or filmed applications are all welcome. Any questions? Please contact Ellie at  Please get in touch if for any reason the application process is proving difficult for your group.