access>CINEMA comprises a team of people whose experience and expertise includes film programming and curation, audience development, film projection and technical support, film distribution, copywriting, national touring, networking and promotion, strategic development, research, and financial and business management.

access>CINEMA staff can be contacted by email or by phone using the details below.

access>CINEMA is a company limited by guarantee and is a Registered Charity with the Revenue Commissioners and the Charity Regulator.The organisation is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors.

It is the organisation’s policy to comply with all relevant statutory and regulatory requirements and at all times to adhere to best business practice in all of its operations.

The organisation is committed to the implementation of good governance and has commenced the process to meet the regulatory requirements of the Code of Governance.

access>CINEMA also complies with the Governance Transparency Scale required for organisations in receipt of Arts Council.

Financial statements

access>CINEMA keeps detailed and up to date financial records and is transparent in its audited financial statements.

In order to follow best practice in relation to accounting and reporting, access>CINEMA has adopted Charities SORP.

SORP – the Statement of Recommended Practice, Accounting and Reporting by Charities (2005) was developed in accordance with Accounting Standards Board guidelines, by the Charity Commission for England and Wales, and by the Scottish Regulator. Whilst it has no jurisdiction outside the UK, access>CINEMA has adopted this system which is seen as prudent and provides best practice in respect of accounting and reporting.

Articles and Memorandum of Understanding

The organisation operates in accordance with its Memorandum of Articles and Association.

Current List of Members

access>CINEMA is a membership based resource organisation, view our members here.

Payments to Artists

access>CINEMA is committed to fair and equitable remuneration for artists. We lead by example to ensure that filmmaking creatives and other artists are able to start and continue to creating new work.

access>CINEMA’s Artists Payment Policy.

Europa Cinemas Charters

As a member of the Europa Cinemas network, access>CINEMA is committed to the Gender Balance, Diversity and Inclusion Charter and the Green & Sustainability Strategy Charter delivered by Europa Cinemas in 2022.

Both charters may be viewed here.

Digital Reporting Charter

As a member of the Cultural Cinema Partnership, access>CINEMA is committed to the Digital Reporting Charter which agrees a central reporting framework that the five Cultural Cinema Partnership will use to report on digital activities. 

The Charter was delivered in 2023 and may be viewed here.