Meet the team

Anna Kime

Anna Kime

Film Hub North Manager
Anna Kime has worked with cinemas, festivals and audiences for over 15 years. Anna joined the Showroom Workstation in April 2014 as Film Hub North Manager. Anna is responsible for ensuring Film Hub North supports a vibrant and self-sustaining exhibition sector and reaches new audiences for a broad range of film. In earlier roles Anna has worked for Picturehouses, Cambridge Film Festival, Independent Cinema  Office (ICO) and Film London. She has presented at events for Soda Pictures, Sheffield Doc/Fest, Birds Eye View, London Comedy Film Festival, BFI London Film Festival. CICAE’s Art Cinema = Action + Management in Venice and Arthouse Convergence in Utah.

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Sambrooke Scott
Film Hub Scotland Manager
Sambrooke runs Film Hub Scotland, one of nine Hubs set up across the UK to extend film choice, increase and broaden film audiences, and enhance opportunities for audiences to engage with and learn about film.
Since 2000 Sambrooke Scott has worked in audience engagement and development for the film exhibition sector. Prior to his current role he worked in PR and Marketing for Momentum Pictures, New Zealand International Film Festival and Edinburgh International Film Festival before moving into audience development at the film development agency Scottish Screen (which later became Creative Scotland).

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Film Hub North West Central Development Manager
Sally leads on the strategic delivery and management of Film Hub NWC based at the new arts centre HOME in Manchester.  Sally has been working in the film industry for over 8 years including business and arts development and has extensive experience managing public funds and building sustainable film-based audience projects. Previous roles include Vision and Media, Creative England and BFI.

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Ben Taylor
TWU16 Project Coordinator
Ben has worked at film festivals around the world including Vancouver Film Festival, Calgary Film Festival, BFI London Film Festival and Sheffield Doc/Fest in a number of roles across programming, industry and logistics.
He is currently Industry Coordinator of Glasgow Film Festival alongside coordinating This Way Up.

Carolyn Mills
Film Hub Scotland Coordinator
Carolyn began her career as an award-winning documentary filmmaker, before moving into exhibition and festival work. She is an experienced marketer and film programmer with a particular specialism in developing audiences for work that crosses over between visual arts and cinema.
Carolyn joined Film Hub Scotland as Coordinator in November 2013 after holding roles at Edinburgh International Film Festival, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Glasgow Film Theatre and Glasgow Film Festival.

Alison Kennedy
Film Hub North West Central Coordinator
Alison is responsible for the day to day liaison and administration across the Hub, including keeping financial records, event production and being the first point of call for all Hub queries. Alison’s love for independent film started more than 10 years ago when she took part in a Cornerhouse young people’s filmmaking project, since then she has gone on to work as a cinema usher, post-production runner, arts administrator, engagement assistant and completed a traineeship at The National Archives.

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Sam Barnett
Film Hub North Coordinator
Since graduating from Sheffield Hallam three years ago, Sam has been working in a number of freelance positions across Sheffield. You may recognise him from the Showroom Cinema where he was based as an Assistant Duty Manager. Sam currently works as a full time coordinator at Film Hub North

Krushil Patel
Programme Assistant, Glasgow Film Theatre
Krushil is currently Programme Assistant while on a placement at Glasgow Film Theatre as part of the Film Exhibition, Distribution and Sales Traineeship Scheme (FEDS). Krushil has been in the film industry for a couple of years, previously working for the BFI London Film Festival and London Indian Film Festival.

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Clare Wilford
This Way Up PR

Clare is one of the UK’s leading film, television and animation publicists, specialising in event and film festival PR. She has orchestrated press campaigns many festivals, venues and organisations including Channel 4 Television; ICO; BFI; Lighthouse; Phoenix Cinema, East Finchley; Tyneside Cinema, Borderlines Film Festival; BFI London Film Festival; AV Festival, Newcastle and North East; Cinecity: Brighton Film Festival; Cambridge Film Festival; Bradford International Film Festival, and Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival.

Clare was Associate Producer and Talent Manager for three Empire Magazine Film Awards, as well as Guest Speaker and Hospitality Co-ordinator for the Media Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival for several years. She freelanced for Premier PR and Corbett & Keene for over 10 years, handling press campaigns both at international festivals and in UK distribution.