Certification and tax relief events

Here’s a timetable of our past and upcoming events where you will have an opportunity to hear more about the creative sector reliefs and certification and ask any questions.

Please click on the appropriate website link for further details.

To follow live tweets from various certification events, hear the latest news and generally stay in touch, follow us on Twitter @AnnamansiBFI.

Upcoming events

Date Event Description Location Website
February 2020        
5 February Business Essentials for Games Developers Anna Mansi from the BFI and Alex Tutty from Sheridans will be sharing their knowledge on legal essentials, setting up a business, tax relief and funding opportunities. Falmouth Business Essentials for Games Developers
20-21 February MOVE Summit Andy Wright will be on the funding and tax relief panel on Fri 21 Feb to talk about how much the tax reliefs are worth and how to access them. Andy and Chris will also be available throughout 20-21 Feb for 1-2-1’s. Edinburgh MOVE Summit
21-24 February Berlinale Chantel Burrell and Niall Davies will be available for 1-2-1 meetings to discuss tax relief and co-productions. Berlin Berlinale

Past events

Date Event Description Location Website
December 2019        
4 December Focus 2019 3-4pm. A conversation case study with ‘The Ponds’ producer and co-director Patrick McLennan, chaired by Anna Mansi, Head of the BFI Certification Unit (and keen outdoor swimmer). London Focus 2019
3-4 December Focus 2019 Chris Halliday and Chantel Burrell will be available for one to one meetings on the BFI Certification stand. London Focus 2019
November 2019        
11 November Manimation 2019 Andy Wright and Chris Halliday will be available for 1-2-1s to discuss certification and accessing the creative industry tax reliefs. Manchester Manimation 2019
October 2019        
17 October EGX 2019 — A Taxing Conversation with… Jennifer Schneidereit (12:30pm) Game creator Jennifer Schneidereit (Nyamyam) chats to video game analyst Stuart Burnside (BFI) about her latest project, Astrologaster, a narrative-based comedy game about real-life 16th-century “Doctor” of Astrology Simon Forman and his many indiscretions. London EGX 2019 — Rezzed Sessions

Further tax relief events are being run throughout the UK and abroad, so please keep an eye on updates. If you wish to enquire about meeting at any of these events to go through the certification and tax relief process, please email: certifications@bfi.org.uk.

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