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Background Information

Employment History

MEGA Plus

Pixel Labs

British International Freight Association

Independent Cinema Office

Head of Distribution and Exhibition

UK Film Council

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

FilmFour

Affiliations

Board Member
London Screenwriters' Festival

Advisory Board Member
RAAM Management Ltd

Advisory Boards
Cass Business School

Advisory Board Member
University of St Andrews

Board Member
Advertising Producers Association

Founders
Sampo Media

Advisory Board Member
The Media Festival Arts

Web References (199 Total References)


Peter Buckingham - MBS - The Media Business School - MBS – The Media Business School

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Peter Buckingham |SampoMedia

Peter is a partner in SampoMedia, an organisation dedicated to finding new thinking and new methods for artists and filmmakers to reach an audience effectively. Peter has had more than 30 years in the film business - starting as a 35mm projectionist. Since then he has worked almost every possible role in cinema and film distribution. He is committed to helping independent film reaching its audience - the central theme of all his work in the industry.
For the last few years he was Head of Distribution & Exhibition at the UK Film Council and subsequently the British Film Institute. There he worked on increasing the breadth and diversity of film audiences across the UK, as well as encouraging audience appreciation of UK films.
Peter helped pioneer the development of a number of ground breaking innovation initiatives to achieve this goal. These include the P&A Fund (prints & advertising), the world's first 2k Digital Screen Network - providing over 200 cinemas with digital projection technology - the highly successful website Findanyfilm.com and the foundation of Schools Film Club now showing films in over 7,000 schools across the UK. All the many projects that Peter manages produce business and market intelligence about how audiences respond to particular films and audience behaviour which has been shared with the industry to help the development of film and cinema businesses.
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Peter is a well-known industry figure who was previously Deputy Chief Executive of FilmFour Limited and named Video Distributor of the Year in 2000. Prior to FilmFour, he was MD of Chris Blackwell's Oasis Cinemas, building up a specialised cinema chain.


m&id is led by Peter ...

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m&id is led by Peter Buckingham, former Head of Distribution at UK Film Council and BFI. When asked about the challenges faced by industry professionals these days, Buckingham does not hesitate to place competition at the top of the list. "The New York Times reviewed 900 films last year", he says.

"m&idpedagogical breakdown has been conceived to help participants think creatively about the audience. By doing that they will have a chance of getting them into see their films", adds Buckingham.
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Every day at Warp, I have the pleasure of working with Peter who works alongside me on business affairs. He came here as an intern and found a full time job- for me it was a no-brainer to take him on as I knew him through the Mega and knew that he had the attributes and training that would be perfect for us.
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Interview with Peter Buckingham · m&id course director
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Peter Buckingham, m&id course director We have interviewed Peter Buckingham to know more about what Marketing & International Distribution can offer to applicants and about his experience as course director. Peter is a partner in SampoMedia, dedicated to finding new thinking and new methods for artists and filmmakers to reach an audience effectively. He was Head of Distribution & Exhibition at the UK Film Council and the British Film Institute.
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The MediaBusinessSchool's Marketing and Distribution course is now oriented to the global, digital-driven market, and will be led by Peter Buckingham, former Head of Distribution at UK Film Council and BFI, and an expert in connecting films to audiences.


m&id is led by Peter ...

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m&id is led by Peter Buckingham, former Head of Distribution at UK Film Council and BFI. When asked about the challenges faced by industry professionals these days, Buckingham does not hesitate to place competition at the top of the list. "The New York Times reviewed 900 films last year", he says.

"m&idpedagogical breakdown has been conceived to help participants think creatively about the audience. By doing that they will have a chance of getting them into see their films", adds Buckingham.
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Every day at Warp, I have the pleasure of working with Peter who works alongside me on business affairs. He came here as an intern and found a full time job- for me it was a no-brainer to take him on as I knew him through the Mega and knew that he had the attributes and training that would be perfect for us.
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Interview with Peter Buckingham · m&id course director
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Peter Buckingham, m&id course director We have interviewed Peter Buckingham to know more about what Marketing & International Distribution can offer to applicants and about his experience as course director. Peter is a partner in SampoMedia, dedicated to finding new thinking and new methods for artists and filmmakers to reach an audience effectively. He was Head of Distribution & Exhibition at the UK Film Council and the British Film Institute.
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The MediaBusinessSchool's Marketing and Distribution course is now oriented to the global, digital-driven market, and will be led by Peter Buckingham, former Head of Distribution at UK Film Council and BFI, and an expert in connecting films to audiences.


Peter Buckingham ...

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Peter Buckingham |SampoMedia

Peter is a partner in SampoMedia, an organisation dedicated to finding new thinking and new methods for artists and filmmakers to reach an audience effectively. Peter has had more than 30 years in the film business - starting as a 35mm projectionist. Since then he has worked almost every possible role in cinema and film distribution. He is committed to helping independent film reaching its audience - the central theme of all his work in the industry.
For the last few years he was Head of Distribution & Exhibition at the UK Film Council and subsequently the British Film Institute. There he worked on increasing the breadth and diversity of film audiences across the UK, as well as encouraging audience appreciation of UK films.
Peter helped pioneer the development of a number of ground breaking innovation initiatives to achieve this goal. These include the P&A Fund (prints & advertising), the world's first 2k Digital Screen Network - providing over 200 cinemas with digital projection technology - the highly successful website Findanyfilm.com and the foundation of Schools Film Club now showing films in over 7,000 schools across the UK. All the many projects that Peter manages produce business and market intelligence about how audiences respond to particular films and audience behaviour which has been shared with the industry to help the development of film and cinema businesses.
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Peter is a well-known industry figure who was previously Deputy Chief Executive of FilmFour Limited and named Video Distributor of the Year in 2000. Prior to FilmFour, he was MD of Chris Blackwell's Oasis Cinemas, building up a specialised cinema chain.


Peter Buckingham - Head of Distribution & Exhibition

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Peter Buckingham - Head of Distribution & Exhibition

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Peter is hugely experienced having more than 25 years in the film business and working in most jobs across the industry from a 35mm projectionist at the very start, to almost every possible role in cinema and film distribution. He is passionate about film and has helped pioneer the development of a number of ground-breaking initiatives including the UK's Digital Screen Network and FindAnyFilm.com, both of which enable more and more people to watch and enjoy a wider variety of film in the UK.
As Head of Distribution & Exhibition at the UK Film Council, Peter is tasked with increasing the breadth and diversity of film audiences across the UK, as well as encouraging audience appreciation of UK films.
Peter heads up a range of schemes to support this strategy, which aim to broaden the choice of films available to UK audiences and to increase admissions for a wider range of film; these include the P&A Fund (prints & advertising) and the world's first 2k Digital Screen Network - providing over 200 independent cinemas with digital projection technology. The projects that Peter manages produce business and market intelligence about how audiences respond to particular films and audience behaviour which has been shared with the industry in order to help the development of film and cinema businesses.
He is leading on digital strategy for the UK Film Council and has given many lectures on this subject. He is currently also on a number of boards and advisory boards including Cass Business School in London and AIM (The All Industry Marketing agency for the UK film industry).
Peter is a well-known industry figure who was previously Deputy Chief Executive of FilmFour and named Video Distributor of the Year in 2000. Prior to FilmFour, he was MD of Chris Blackwell's Oasis Cinemas, building up a specialised cinema chain. He has also worked as Director of Film Distribution for Virgin Vision.

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