LUX - UK Film site

LUX is a not-for-profit organisation that supports and promotes contemporary and historical artists' moving image work, and those who make it, through distribution, exhibition, publishing and research.

LUX is a not-for-profit limited company and charity which exists to promote and support artists' moving image work. It also preserves and makes available the film and video collections of its predecessor organisations the Lux Centre, London Filmmakers Co-op and London Electronic Arts/London Video Access. LUX receives financial support from Arts Council England.

• To provide access to, and develop audiences for, artists' moving image work
• To provide professional development support for artists working with the moving image

- International distribution of artists' film, video and emerging media. As a theatrical distributor to galleries, cinemas and festivals etc, as a non-theatrical distributor to colleges and schools and a sales agent to television and collections.
- Formal and informal education outreach. Working with educational institutions to develop outreach projects, organising artist talks and lectures, and formal intern scheme to give students the opportunity to gain experience working within the organisation.
- On and off-line resources for the promotion and exploration of artists' moving image work, including publishing of video tapes/DVDs, catalogues, monographs and CDs. In-depth website with catalogue and contextualising materials, and study resources, produced in collaboration with other public and private organisations.
- Advocacy. Working with other organisations to promote knowledge, appreciation and understanding of artists' video to a wider audience.
- Providing support for artists' professional development through publishing, online resources, events and seminars. Also provide professional development support for curators who wish to work with artists' film and video.
- Organisation and support of discrete exhibitions and events which promote contemporary and historical artists moving image work.
- Heritage and preservation. Offering artists information about caring for their work and working with other institutions to make sure artists work is preserved for the future.

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