Download the Data

MIKE NOTE: This is a holding page. The data hasn’t been curated properly. A new version will be uploaded to the DHI Data Service and linked to from here.

The separate datasets underpinning the ontology, search, and data visualisation (set out below) tools can each be downloaded from the University of Glasgow Enlighten data repository. They may be used in secondary research without restriction under a creative commons attribution 4.0 (CC-BY-4.0) license:

  • 200 in-depth interviews with film audience members in each region that explore people’s personal film journeys and how film features within people’s lives, including their relationship with films and film taste, venues, digital platforms, and the meanings they take away from watching different types of film.
  • Responses to a three-wave survey (N=5071 / n=547 / n=317) which capture patterns of film watching across the four English regions over time, including demographics, film taste, film watching frequency, collective film watching and film watching venues and media.
  • 16 film-elicitation groups examine the narratives and thematic components of specialised films to better understand the interpretative resources audiences bring to watching film.
  • An analysis of 114 key film policy and industry documents identifies policy and industry trends around specialised films.
  • 27 semi-structured interviews with film industry and policy experts examine challenges and concerns of people working within the the policy and industry landscape of specialised film exhibition, distribution and investment.