Think you can make a great short film using your smartphone or tablet? Then take part in the first ever edition of Small Screen, Big Film, a filmmaking competition and online film festival for filmmakers in the Gulf and the UK.
As a highlight of UK/India 2017, the BFI-remastered Shiraz - an epic silent film telling the sweeping love story behind the making of the Taj Mahal - heads to India for a series of live shows accompanied by Anoushka Shankar.
We're heading to Hull next week, for This Way Up, along with the Vintage Mobile Cinema, where we'll be screening some great shorts.
There's a UK focus at Seoul Pride Film Festival 2017.
Screenwriters move to the next level with film workshops hosted by British Council, TTFF, JAMPRO and JAFTA
BAFTA and British Council Film present Short Sighted, an annual all-day event dedicated to maximising the impact of your short film, in association with Shooting People.
The British Council is excited to continuing our long-standing partnership with Encounters Festival this September.
A huge crop of 35 British productions and co-productions is headed to TIFF 2017; download our catalogue and read more here.
The British Council is working with Helsinki's popular Love & Anarchy (The Helsinki International Film Festival) to present a screening of the 2017 BAFTA shorts nominees.
The British Council is delighted to be continuing its support of Open City Docs festival, which runs from 5-10 September.
The British Council was proud to partner with GAZE, Dublin's LGBT film festival, for their 25th edition (running 3-7 Aug at the Light House Cinema).
Taking place as part of the Futureplay festival in Edinburgh, Futureplay Exchange is a day of connection, debate and idea exchange for creative entrepreneurs, artists, designers, gamemakers, producers, and arts industry professionals.
We will welcome Sundance's top programmers to view new British features in London from 27-29 Sept.
A great selection of new British films will premiere at the Venice Film Festival.
The British Council is proud to partner with Edinburgh International Film Festival for a new event, All Inclusive.
We are proud to partner with Sheffield Doc/Fest to bring some highlights of their Alternative Realities programme on tour in Latin America later this year.
British Council's Film team is gearing up for at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2017. We’re a long-standing partner of the festival and it’s going to be a bumper year!
The Edinburgh International Film Festival returns for its 70th Anniversary Edition from 21 June-2 July and British Council will be busy at the festival.
British Council Iran and London's Close-Up Film Centre have launched a retrospective dedicated to the early films directed by Abbas Kiarostami.
As a member of European Film Promotion, British Council is proud to be a partner with Sydney Film Festival for the second edition of Europe! Voices of Women In Film – which brings 10 outstanding European female filmmakers to Sydney.
Read about all the British films and activities in Cannes' 70th anniversary year. Plus, download our Cannes 2017 catalogue here.
Would you like to come and join our amazing team? We're on the hunt for a new Film Team Coordinator.
The annual Europe on Screen programme presents films in five cities across Indonesia, and this year no less than 14 of the 74 features they've selected are from the UK.
British Council is happy once again to be at Hot Docs, one of the world’s leading documentary festivals whose 2017 line-up includes an impressive array of UK titles.
The Third British Film Spring will bring the best and brightest new UK films to the Azerbaijan audience.
Win tickets to Kalushi: The Story of Solomon Mahlangu at a special screening at BFI Southbank on 6 April.
A suburban train station, London’s riverside and the streets of Paris form some of the backdrops to the stories being screened from today in #FiveFilms4Freedom, the world’s widest-reaching LGBT online short film programme.
Applications due Monday 20 March (noon GMT) to British Council.
The Caribbean industry hones in on the role of the script editor in a series of labs delivered by Ludo Smolski.
Now Play This at Somerset House returns during London Games Festival, showcasing 40 playable games throughout the weekend of 7-9 April
Seven great British films are headed to Armenia, and two British experts will deliver workshops.
A new creative documentary programme for Syrian filmmakers continues with a second workshop in Amman; apply by 24 March.
Once again it’s a busy Berlinale for British films.
Applications are now open for the world’s only film festival training programme, the Independent Cinema Office’s Developing Your Film Festival course.
British Council leads the UK presence at Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2017, where 9 UK shorts are in the international competition.
In March, we welcome three sets of Cannes programmers to London to watch new British films.
Your favourite short film fest is back! LSFF celebrates its 14th year.
British Council is again thrilled to be a partner of Berlinale Talents, the 15th annual summit and networking platform of the Berlinale for 250 outstanding creatives from the fields of film and drama series.