We support filmmakers and the screen industry in the UK and abroad

The BMW Filmmaking Challenge in partnership with the BFI

We have partnered with BMW UK and Michaela Coel to offer five filmmaking teams the chance to break new ground and quite literally push the boundaries of what our screens can offer.

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BFI National Lottery Screen Heritage Fund

We want to ensure that more people can engage with heritage collections that better reflect the diversity of the UK.

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UK Global Screen Fund

A fund designed to boost international development and distribution opportunities for the UK’s independent screen sector.

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Open call for BFI Film Academy partners to provide short and specialist courses

We are funding partners to deliver short and specialist courses that provide opportunities for young people to develop new skills and build a career in the screen industries.

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Support available from the BFI during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Funding awards made by the BFI

Download funding awards made by the BFI for films, projects and organisations.

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A Screen New Deal - a Route Map to Sustainable Film Production

A new report offering recommendations, insights and case studies of best practice and innovation to help film production transition to net zero carbon emissions.

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