Making a film in the UK

Get assistance with finding the right funding agency to work with and sourcing key crew, talent, facilities and locations across the UK.

National agency and first point of contact

  • British Film Commission

    The BFC provides free production support and guidance for major international film and TV projects looking to shoot in the UK.

Regional and national agencies

  • Creative Scotland Film and Television Funding Programme

    The Film and Television Funding Programme provides support to emerging and established film and television talent capable of creating distinctive and engaging work that promotes Scotland’s creativity.

  • Creative England Fund

    Creative England offers a number of funds for development and production funding. All strands have flexibility with respect to international projects. Creative England is particularly interested in projects from regionally-based filmmakers or which have a strong regional voice.

  • Film London

    Film London is the strategic agency for film and media in London and supports the growth and development of film, TV, video, commercials and interactive media.

  • Northern Ireland Screen Fund

    Northern Ireland Screen offers a range of funding strands for script, project and slate development and feature film, television and digital content production funding. Incoming productions will be required to spend a proportion of the total production budget in Northern Ireland.

  • Wales Screen

    Wales Screen encourages film and television productions to use locations, crew and facilities throughout Wales.

Professional support and guidance

  • Trainees: Creative Skillset

    Creative Skillset empowers the Creative Industries to develop skills and talent by providing investment for individuals and businesses to grow.

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