Sonic Cinema is a research project and event series by Oliver Dickens, exploring the intersection of moving-image, sound art and music practice.

It is dedicated to the memory of Louis Benassi. Sonic Cinema also presents occasional repertory screenings of under-screened cinematic gems.

Oliver Dickens is a film programmer based in the UK and a graduate of the Central Saint Martins/LUX MRes Art: Moving Image course. He is currently Director & programmer of Sonic Cinema (2021-present) alongside undertaking freelance work. Previously he was cinema programmer at Close-Up Film Centre (2016-2020) and Assistant Director for the 25th Media City Film Festival (2022).