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BFI unveils events programme for Cannes 2022’s UK Pavilion

The BFI has revealed a line-up of industry events at Cannes Film Festival’s UK Pavilion. Several of these events are set to be hosted by directors Mark Jenkin, Charlotte Wells and Joseph Pierce, who have work premiering in the festival’s Official Selection category. There will also be discussion events with leading international industry players, addressing […]

Five new members join BFI Board of Governors

The BFI has revealed that five new members will join its Board of Governors. The appointees are: writer, producer and director Edgar Wright (Baby Driver, Shaun of the Dead); producer and co-founder of Number 9 Films Elizabeth Karlsen (Carol, Made in Dagenham, Little Voice); Scott Stuber, Head of Global Film at Netflix; Laura Miele, Executive […]

Alice Cabañas appointed as new Head of BFI NETWORK

The BFI has appointed Alice Cabañas as the new Head of BFI NETWORK. She will be responsible for BFI NETWORK’s overall management, which encompasses its funding as well as its professional development programmes. She will work closely with the BFI NETWORK Talent Executives, BFI Film Fund colleagues, and industry partners such as Doc Society, BAFTA, […]

BFI reports GBP5.64 billion record spend on UK film and high-end television for 2021

The combined spend by film and high-end television production has reached record levels. According to the BFI, the industry contributed GBP5.64 billion to the national economy during 2021. This total spend is the highest ever reported, reaching GBP1.27 billion more than the pre-pandemic year 2019. April to June was the largest three-month period on record, […]

BFI’s Press Reset campaign calls for more disabled talent in the screen industries

The BFI, together with its Disability Screen Advisory Group, has launched a new initiative called Press Reset. The second iteration of this digital campaign, Press Reset 2021 tackles the damaging impacts of ableism, and urgently calls for the screen sector to change how it engages with disabled talent behind and in front of the camera.

BFI at FOCUS 2021

We are delighted to host three sessions with the BFI at this year’s edition of FOCUS. On Tuesday 7th December, representatives from the organisation will offer expert advice on a range of important industry topics and schemes.

UK National Health Service Charities Together appeal uses BFI archive footage

The Event & Visual Communication Association (EVCOM) and the British Film Institute (BFI) have collaborated on a new film to support the UK National Health Service (NHS). The short film created by EVCOM Board Member and film director Tim Langford to help raise urgent funds for the NHS Charities Together appeal features footage of healthcare […]

BFI COVID-19 Production Continuation Fund for UK independent productions opens

The GBP2 million temporary new fund for UK independent productions aims to ensure producers are in a position to restart when it is safe and practical to do so. Up to GBP150,000 per project is available to help cover unexpected additional costs for productions unavoidably interrupted as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]