Film licensing

For licensing to broadcasters, DVD distributors, new media, online and educational platforms, BFI holds the UK and international rights to 600+ shorts, feature and documentary films it helped finance and produce over the years.

The catalogue includes gems by Peter Greenaway, Derek Jarman, Ridley Scott, Tony Scott, Terence Davies, Bill Douglas, Shane Meadows, Jane Campion, Alex Cox and Stephen Frears.

In addition, the BFI has been trusted with distributing the film and archive collections of some major British institutions, including British Screen, Arts Council England, British Transport Films and the GPO Film Unit.

For any requests and to discuss the titles available for your media in your territory, please contact

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