Jay Arnold

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Our work and contacts in South Asia, Sub Saharan Africa, the EU, and film exhibition generally.


Email: jay.arnold@britishcouncil.org | Twitter: @British_Film

About Jay

Jay has 25 years’ experience in independent film exhibition, working with cinemas and film festivals and in cinema advisory, funding and strategic roles.

He has spent time with Sheffield’s independent cinema The Showroom, regional screen agency Screen Yorkshire, Creative England, BFI, National Science and Media Museum, Live Cinema UK and Sheffield Doc/Fest.

Jay's favourite British film

Cold War

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Meet our team

Jay never misses...

This Way Up film exhibition conference

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Our team

The British Council film team is made up of film industry experts, together with selected freelance colleagues, working across genres and disciplines.

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