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Film Hub Lead Organisations

The BFI Film Audience Network (FAN) was set up in 2012, using funds from the National Lottery, to support a stronger and more connected approach to growing audiences for British and international film on the big screen.

We are now inviting applications from organisations that wish to become FHLOs within FAN for the BFI2022 strategy period of 2017 to 2022. If you want to know more or get involved please read our published guidelines.

  • Film Hub Scotland

    Film Hub Scotland

    Film Hub Scotland is setting up a network of like-minded film exhibitors – from film societies to multiplexes – to work together to better serve Scotland’s diverse population.

  • Film Hub NI

    Film Hub NI

    Film Hub NI aims to put film at the centre of cultural life in Northern Ireland, encouraging more people to see a more diverse range of films in more locations across the region.

  • Film Hub Wales

    Film Hub Wales

    Film Hub Wales aims to bring more films, to more people, in more places with a diverse network of exhibitors Wales-wide, with Chapter appointed as the FHLO for Wales.

  • Film Hub North

    Film Hub North

    Film Hub North works in Northumberland, Cumbria, Yorkshire, County Durham and Tyne & Wear to support a vibrant and self-sustaining exhibition sector.

  • Film Hub North West Central

    Film Hub North West Central

    Film Hub North West Central aims to bring film to UK audiences in new and exciting ways and covers Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Shropshire.

  • Film Hub Central East

    Film Hub Central East

    Broadway and Cambridge Film Trust lead a network of exhibitors delivering exemplary programming for local audiences at the highest standard.

  • Film Hub London

    Film Hub London

    From local film clubs to multiplexes, Film Hub London aims to bring together film exhibitors from across the city to better serve its diverse population.

  • Film Hub South West and West Midlands

    Film Hub South West and West Midlands

    From Cornwall to Birmingham, Film Hub SWWM invests in cinemas and film organisations to find innovative ways of engaging existing and new audiences in diverse films.

  • Film Hub South East

    Film Hub South East

    Film Hub South East’s mission is to expand audience access to and knowledge of specialised and British independent film in the South East.

Map of FAN Hubs

  • Film Audience Network

    Film Audience Network

    FAN is changing — applications are now open for organisations who wish to lead on the BFI’s major initiative to boost film audiences...

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  • The Bigger Picture

    The Bigger Picture showcases how exhibitors across the UK are making a difference, from dementia-friendly screenings to young programmer...

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