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BFI distribution

We hire out films on DCP, 35mm, 16mm and DVD/Blu-ray for theatrical, non-theatrical and educational screenings in cinemas and other venues across the UK and internationally.

Prints are available from our regular distribution collection and the extensive holdings of the BFI National Archive.

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New releases and DCPs

What we do

  • How to book a film

    We offer programming advice and practical guidance, and can help with enquiries when you can’t find the film you want from our list.

  • BFI film distribution catalogue

    Browse our full list of titles, which can be booked by cinemas, film societies and community venues.

  • BFI international distribution

    BFI international distribution

    Explore the films and curated programmes available to screen and license worldwide from the BFI.

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Browse films by format

  • Films on DCP

    Films on DCP

    The complete list of titles available for booking on DCP.

  • Films on 35mm

    Films on 35mm

    A selection of the best films available on 35mm from the distribution catalogue. You can contact the Booking Unit for further titles.

  • Films on DVD

    Films on DVD

    The complete list of titles available on DVD for non-theatrical screening, including a list of Universal non-theatrical DVDs.

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Explore film collections

  • Thrill


    Classic crime thrillers and film noirs on DCP.

  • Jean-Luc Godard

    Jean-Luc Godard

    French New Wave classics on DCP from the legendary director.

  • Halloween


    Horror favourites on DCP for terrifying Halloween screenings.

  • Sci-Fi


    A selection of landmark science-fiction masterpieces all available on DCP.

  • Restorations from the BFI National Archive

    Restorations from the BFI National Archive

    Restored films on DCP showcasing the best of British silent cinema from the BFI National Archive.

  • Documentaries


    Expand an audience’s horizons with this selection of acclaimed documentaries on DCP.

  • Artist Film and Video Catalogue (PDF)

    Artist Film and Video Catalogue (PDF)

    A catalogue of film and video materials held by BFI, Arts Council England, LUX, Central St Martins British Artists Film & Video Study Collection relating to theatre, dance, music, performance art, politics and poetry.

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  • JukeBox


    Visit our channel on JukeBox – a library of content for the cinema exhibitor.

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  • BFI Neighbourhood Cinema

    BFI Neighbourhood Cinema

    Community cinemas bring local people together to watch great films. Get involved and share experience.

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