Apply for Short Film / VR Festival Travel Grants
We offer grants to help short filmmakers and VR makers travel to international festivals where their work is being screened.
We work with a network of international film festivals to bring the best of UK film to international audiences including running the UK's Festival Selector Screenings programme.
We collect information on all new UK films in production to offer an up-to-date snapshot of contemporary UK talent in our UK film database.
We maintain an extensive list of international film festivals for filmmakers looking to plot their film's journey around the world.
We work to support emerging UK talent through funding and travel opportunities, with programmes designed to create new international relationships.
We tour themed programmes of UK film working with partners in the UK and internationally.
We use digital platforms to champion UK moving image, and we celebrate the new possibilities of games and creative technology for cultural exchange. Read about our flagship No Direct Flight programme in partnership with BFI and Nowness.
We develop skills partnerships across all moving image fields, and our programmes use film to encourage exchange and dialogue, promote marginalised voices and explore cultural identity.
Some of our key programmes include:
We work with with youth film organisation Into Film, on a global programme empowering young people to tell new stories through film.
We work with the Scottish Documentary Institute on a global programme enabling international participants to tell stories about their lives through film.
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