Cine Sisters SW CIC is an Arts Council funded collective of womxn working in film and living in Devon & Cornwall. We launched in Sept 2020 with a Festival of talks + films curated through open call, online events and live screenings (sold out) at Plymouth Art Cinema. Our aim is to develop a network that provides inspiration, supports our members to create projects on a range of platforms, and offers small funded opportunities for womxn film makers in our region. Join Cine Sisters SW and find support, inspiration and opportunities! Find us on Facebook, or get in touch via our contact page.

Cine Sisters SW CIC is a non-profit company registered in England and Wales.

Cine Sisters SW Directors

Laura Denning is an artist who sometimes uses moving image. Motivated to connect with women filmmakers beyond the Arts and across the region, she set up Cine Sisters SW during Lockdown 2020. Inspired by the wealth of talent and the collaborative mindset of filmmakers, the future looks exciting.

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Lauren Tenn is a freelance film programmer. She has served as Programme Director for Toronto Queer West Film Festival (2014-16) and has been a panel member/judge for Cheap Cuts Film Festival and Rebel Film Festival. In 2020 she co-curated Unexpected/Experimental: Shorts from the South West, a BFI Film Feels Connected funded online programme.


Kate Paxman is an artist who works with film and sound and has a strong track-record of commissions, residencies & exhibitions with recognised national organisations including Craftspace Birmingham, National Trust, InsideOut Dorset Festival and Ruskin Gallery Cambridge. Kate is currently a PhD researcher in Media Arts at Plymouth University

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