Mathilda Manley Lewis

Woman wearing glasses in patterned summer dress playing a white grand piano

Mathilda Manley Lewis

Talk to Mathilda about:

British Council’s film Travel Grants Fund. (Although also, she'd love to chat about music for film!).


Email: | Twitter/X: @British_Film


Mathilda Manley-Lewis is our Travel Grants Coordinator, responsible for administering our Travel Grant Fund, supported by BFI National Lottery funding in partnership with BFI NETWORK and the BFI International Fund.

Before joining the Film team, she was based in Cardiff working with British Council Wales, as a Project Support Officer, and Arts Manager.

Mathilda's background is in music. She was classically trained in piano at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and she continues to perform in restaurants and at weddings and other events. Before joining British Council, she was an appointed Oxjam Festival Manager, responsible for organising and managing a multiple venue music festival in Cardiff, to raise funds and publicity for Oxfam GB, alongside showcasing up and coming local artists. She also interned with Good Soldier Records, and BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

Mathilda's favourite British film

My Summer of Love

Two girls with long hair riding a bike

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