Penny Nagle is a pioneer in the Event Cinema industry, screening her first live to cinema events in 2002, including Led Zeppelin and Robbie Williams. She co-founded More2Screen in 2006, partner to The Royal Opera House and The British Museum, and was Creative Director until 2016. She was appointed to the Appeals Committee of the Video Standards Council /Games Rating Authority in 2017.

Through her experience she has a unique view of film and cinema, and how local cinemas are transforming into world class arts centres. She was given National Lottery/BFI funding to run 35 film events in Somerset for children and young people. Penny consults to a range of film, music and media companies. Recent clients include The Space (BBC/ACE collaboration), Warner Music, Suede, Westlands Yeovil, and the Octagon Theatre.

In the past two years Penny has been a judge at the British Video Awards, as well as a speaker at the Event Cinema Association, for the Film Distributor’s Association, Film Cymru, The Scottish Documentary Institute, Film London, Birds Eye View Festival, The Edinburgh Film Festival, the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Clore Leadership Programme, and Google HQ for REMIX.


Penny was a Nesta Fellow on the Clore Leadership Programme 2011 and is a credited Executive Coach. She is also a qualified IP barrister.

Areas of expertise

  • Festivals and events
  • Film, TV and radio

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