Monika works for Cinema Nation, a research and development agency that supports, encourages and champions all forms of film exhibition. Monika co-founded and directed Big Adventure Cinema, a project supported by BFI North West Film Hub. Since 2016, she has been co-ordinating the Liverpool branch of Scalarama, an annual festival of DIY cinema and film clubs. Previously, she co-founded and worked as a programmer for Liverpool Small Cinema and founded Think Cinema – one of the first clubs in Liverpool that actively promoted audience engagement. A passionate person and a cinema lover, Monika is strongly committed to changing the cinema landscape.