The BFI prints programme guides to the BFI Southbank as well as to the BFI London Film Festival and the BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival. These are available to pick up free at BFI Southbank and a pdf of each guide is also available to browse.

BFI Members and Champion Members are automatically sent the printed programme guides by post to their nominated address unless they let us know that they’d prefer not to receive them. BFI Members who pay for their Membership annually by Direct Debit can choose to go Paperfree and will enjoy all the usual Membership benefits except the printed guides.

Members and Champion Members can also opt out of receiving some or all of the printed guides by amending their communications preferences in their online account. Simply log in.

Paper Upgrade £5

A one-off card payment for Paperfree Members and Champion Members who now wish to receive future editions of the printed BFI Southbank and BFI festival guides. Please note that your Direct Debit will transfer to the standard fee of £42 (Champion £248) at your next renewal date. You’ll be notified in advance in accordance with the Direct Debit Guarantee.

Paperfree Transfer £0

A free transfer For Members and Champion Members who pay by Direct Debit and no longer wish to receive printed guides. Please note that your Direct Debit will transfer to the discounted Paperfree fee of £37 (Champion £243) at your next renewal date. You’ll be notified in advance in accordance with the Direct Debit Guarantee.

Renewal payments by Direct Debit are debited from your account on the 15th of the month of your expiry. If you transfer to the Paperfree option after the 15th of the month of your expiry then we’ll automatically stop sending you future editions of the printed guides by post with immediate effect but you will not be transferred to the discounted Direct Debit price until your next renewal.

Please note that these options are only available to current BFI Members and BFI Champions who pay for their Membership by Direct Debit.