The American festival of films by people of colour, which we have just added to our Key Festivals List for travel grants, energised and inspired our Film Programme Manager Jemma Desai.
Three groups of filmmaking novices were let loose in Dhaka to tell their stories with just phones and imagination. Workshop leader Mark Bishop reveals all.
Festival experts gathered at the second annual Think Fest in Jerusalem to look at hot topics in the film festival world.
Kate Kinninmont MBE reveals what happened at a lively event where British Council Ukraine unveiled its findings on equality in the arts.
The filmmaking couple, who are on our Short Support Scheme, made a film about a deaf girl who has difficulty communicating with her distracted family.
As a British Council-supported season of Derek Jarman's films plays in Buenos Aires, Alex Davidson explains why his work still has firepower.
The Ukrainian director, whose project was developed through The Guardian Goes Ukraine, with our support, took the feature-length version to Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018 for its world premiere.
The second of filmmaker and curator George Clark's reports on his residency with Jatiwangi Art Factory in West Java, undertaken as part of the UK/Indonesia 2016-18 season.
Find out what happened when our colleague from the Scottish Documentary Institute and his composer Dan Deacon hit music-flavoured film festivals SXSW and CPH:DOX with their film Time Trial.
The director 'threw herself into the unknown' to attend the collaborative event where everything from cuisine to conservation inspired her filmmaking.
Brian Robinson, senior programmer for BFI Flare: London LGBTQ+ Film Festival, finds hope in a modern city where homosexuality is still taboo.
Nikki Stratton, co-director of Wolverhampton's deaf-led film and arts festival, reports on her trip to Shanghai.
With the help of Syrian refugee children, Pearson has created a virtual version of their bombed city. He explains the process of bringing Aleppo back to life.
Three young people from the BFI Film Academy share their experience of the film exhibition innovation conference and its special guest, Audrey the vintage mobile cinema.
As part of the UK/Indonesia 2016-18 season, filmmaker and curator George Clark undertook a residency in summer 2017 with Jatiwangi Art Factory (JaF) in the small village of Jatiwangi in West Java.
Shola Amoo recently travelled to four African countries with his feature film A Moving Image for a series of screenings and workshops