Keep calm and book more films - how local indy cinemas are thriving Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles After Election 2019, screen sector faces policy void This weekend hopes were dashed and the public drama of politics became strange and unpredictable. Here is David Tiley's early take on how it will impact the screen sector. Election roundup - show us the money, now! The screen sector made one last attempt to get certainty from the parties. The results are clear, sad, inspiring and foggy, sometimes at the same time. Portrait of Peter Ivany, philanthropist of film, sport and culture (locked) The Sydney Film Festival will flourish because of its value amongst the behemoths, say Peter and Sharon Ivany who are major donors. Loud and clear - Labor lays out the path to sector rebuild (locked) Michelle Rowland, shadow minister for communications, has a plan to blow up the logjam of media and funding policy which has driven the sector spare for the last six years. (Premium content) Premium content Scott Seddon Tuesday 30 April, 2019 Scott Seddon, President of Independent Cinemas Australia puts the boot into some boogie men. Cinema is growing. Streaming is not killing it. Skillful exhibitors are prospering - if they are versatile. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the Australian arts community today The end of cinema? It's not happening. Image from Flickr by Juan Pablo Colasso. Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Scott Seddon is the President of the Independent Cinemas Australia and runs Scotty's Cinema in Newcastle.