UK filmmakers

There are many routes to public film funding in the UK, with tax relief benefits and a wide range of awards and schemes running throughout the year with different agencies.

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BFI Film Fund

The BFI supports, nurtures and promotes the art of film, television and the moving image. A charity, funded by Government...

BFI NETWORK

Made possible through National Lottery funding, BFI NETWORK exists to discover and support talented writers, directors and producers at the...

Creative England

Creative England offers a range of opportunities for film development and production and are particularly interested in regionally based filmmakers...

Creative Europe Desk UK

Creative Europe’s MEDIA sub-programme offers a number of funding schemes for Europe’s audiovisual industry. While the UK government has indicated...

Ffilm Cymru Wales

Ffilm Cymru Wales is dedicated to developing and sustaining a creative, innovative and inclusive film industry. We support Welsh or...

Film London

Film London is the capital's screen industries agency. We connect ideas, talent and finance to develop a pioneering creative culture...

Northern Ireland Screen

Northern Ireland Screen offers a range of funding strands for script, project and slate development for feature film, television and...

Screen Scotland

FUNDINGScreen Scotland provides funding to producers based in Scotland who are working in live-action, animation, documentary and broadcast content, to...

Yorkshire Content Fund

Screen Yorkshire runs the Yorkshire Content Fund; a public-private investment fund for producers based in Yorkshire & Humber or for...

West Midland Production Fund

The West Midlands Production Fund (WMPF) was set up with the support of ERFD to invest in the production of...

Isle of Man Digital Creation Scheme

“Managed in-house at the Isle of Man Government, its Digital Creation fund offers recoupable financial assistance to approved content production...

iFeatures

iFeatures is Creative England’s Lab for debut feature filmmakers in the UK, previously run in partnership with BFI, BBC Films...

Liverpool City Region Production Fund

Open to qualifying local, national and international production companies, the fund has been created to help drive the further growth...

BFI Certification & Tax Relief Unit

The BFI Certification Unit is the first point for contact for applicants wanting to qualify their film, high-end television programme...