BFI Player is our award-winning video on demand service available to universities and colleges across the UK.

Offering more than 700 of the best British, world and classic cinema titles handpicked by our curators, and an exclusive weekly review from Mark Kermode, it is the leading platform for world and independent cinema.

The greatest global cinema on demand

Partner with the BFI and unlock a BFI Player educational licence for students and faculty. We are already working with partners across the UK including:

  • Birmingham City University
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Glasgow
  • King’s College London
  • London South Bank University
  • University of Manchester
  • The National Film and Television School
  • Ravensbourne University

As standard, partners have a unique landing page, and students receive exclusive monthly outreach emails about films included in their subscription, free archive and wider BFI opportunities.

We also deliver bespoke projects mapped for department and institutional aims. For existing partners these include:

  • BFI lecture series
  • secondments and work placements
  • co-designed curriculum and short courses
  • access to Sight & Sound magazine
  • accreditation at the BFI London Film Festival
  • BFI venue access 
  • BFI publishing projects and funded research opportunities

Supporting the British film industry and education in a way that no other streaming service can, BFI Player delivers BFI expertise through an unparalleled selection of international directors, curated seasons and supplementary projects.

For more information please contact ventures@bfi.org.uk