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British Council film projects, connections in Wider Europe and South Asia, opportunities for UK filmmakers and documentary film.
Fiona joined our Film team in 2024 and brings over 15 years of experience in the independent film sector to her work as Film Relationship Manager. Her role is focused on fostering connections and creative collaborations between the UK film and international cultural communities.
Prior to the British Council, Fiona worked for six years with global non-profit Doc Society, leading the BFI Doc Society Fund support programme for UK documentary filmmaking talent and working across flagship international programmes like Good Pitch Europe and Climate Story Lab.
Previously Fiona held roles for a broad roster of leading UK cultural organisations including BFI London and Flare LGBTIQ+ Film Festivals, Brighton-based arts charity Lighthouse, Birds’ Eye View, distributor Soda Pictures and Jersey-based film and arts festival, Branchage. She has also facilitated a number of artist commissions and brings specialist documentary sector knowledge and connections.
Alongside her role with the British Council, Fiona works independently advising artists and filmmakers and on talent and audience development projects.
Fiona's favourite British film
Sally Potter's Orlando
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