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 showcase UK film to international audiences, support new talent, celebrate digital innovation, and encourage international collaboration.
We work with a network of international film festivals to bring the best of UK film to international audiences.
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 film, and we celebrate the new possibilities of games and creative technology for cultural exchange.
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.
Find out how the British Council is empowering young people to tell new stories through film with Cámara Chica.
Our commissioned research helps shape cultural policy and supports partners in developing future international programmes.
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