Dave Garrett

Film Programmer

Square Chapel Arts Centre

Dave Garratt is the Film Programmer and Inclusive Cinema Co-ordinator at Square Chapel Arts Centre in Halifax. Starting out as an artist and then working in various theatres Dave moved into film programming in 2015 and initiated the process of expanding the cinema programme at Square Chapel after their £6.6 million-pound capital rebuild in 2017. The mission of Square Chapel is to showcase the best in British Independent, world cinema, documentary and arthouse film and also provides programmes for the many different communities and voices in Calderdale. Dave Garratt is also the founder and programme manager of the Up North Film & Television Festival, which happens in Halifax every May, which celebrates Northern Voices on screen and behind the camera.