Joan Parsons Profile

Joan has 11 years experience in film exhibition having worked at various multiplex cinemas, taking on all available roles from projectionist, to finance administrator. Since joining Showroom Workstation eight years ago Joan has moved into a programming role with responsibility for the cinema programme, education, audience development and cultural partnerships. Joan has a degree in Film Studies from Sheffield Hallam University.

Latest blog posts by Joan Parsons


Joan in Cannes- Day 7

Posted 19 May 2016 by Joan Parsons

Our Senior Programmer Joan parsons reports back from Cannes Film Festival 2016

Martin Carter, Joan Parsons & Ken Loach

Ken Loach at The Showroom

Posted 19 June 2014 by Joan Parsons

Ken Loach's visit to The Showroom for a Q&A with his new film Jimmy's Hall. 18.06.2014

ECFA jury - Zlin Film Festival 2014. Joan Parsons, Reinhold T. Schöffel & Lina Užkuraityte

Zlin Film Festival - Joan on the jury

Posted 10 June 2014 by Joan Parsons

Jury duty in the Czech Republic

The most beautiful day in Cannes

Cannes Day 10

Posted 23 May 2014 by Joan Parsons

Day 10 of Cannes 2014

Cannes 2014 Day 8

Cannes Day 8

Posted 22 May 2014 by Joan Parsons

It's day 8 and 'Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter' is the pick of the day.

Cannes 2014 Day 7

Cannes Day 7

Posted 22 May 2014 by Joan Parsons

New films from the Dardenne brothers and David Cronenberg for day 7 at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.

Angela Arnold

Cannes - Day 9

Posted 22 May 2014 by Joan Parsons

Day 9 of Cannes 2014

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Cannes Day 6

Posted 20 May 2014 by Joan Parsons

Tintin books, Mark Ruffalo (again) and werewolves - not your average day for Joan


Cannes Day 2

Posted 20 May 2014 by Joan Parsons

Joan spots Sheffield extras on screen in Cannes!

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Cannes Day 5

Posted 19 May 2014 by Joan Parsons

A day of Epic disappointment...

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