Film Distributors' Association

Film Distributors’ Association Ltd. (FDA) is the trade body for theatrical film distributors in the UK - the companies that release films for UK cinema audiences.

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How to Read a Film (FutureLearn)

Delve into the devices used to create meaning in film as you gain a deeper understanding of what we see on screen. Master film studies as you learn how films create meaning. When you watch a film there are many elements working together to produce what you see and [...]

Film Distribution: Connecting Films with Audiences (FutureLearn)

Discover how your favourite films make it to your local cinema or television screen, through the film distribution process. Get an introduction to how the UK film business works. With over 800 films a year being released, the choice for cinema goers is massive and ever changing. How do [...]

A Beginner’s Guide to Film Genres (FutureLearn)

Explore what genre means in film and how it shapes both the narrative and the audience’s response to the story on screen. Discover how cinematic experiences are shaped by the conventions of film genre. Whether you’re considering a career in the film industry or you want to improve your [...]