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We offer grants to help short filmmakers travel to international festivals where their work is being screened.
Spring/Summer 2020 - Please note that while many international events have been suspended we have paused our Travel Grant application process. We are in regular communication with a range of Festival partners over their plans to stage events, virtually or in real life. Have a look at our regularly updated document here to see who is doing what.
Read about the British Council's film activities amid Covid-19 and get details on how to stay connected with us.
Short filmmakers and filmmakers producing virtual reality / immersive storytelling experiences and installations can apply for travel grants to attend international film festivals and events where their work is being screened.
Our grants help you present your work abroad, develop new networks, reach new audiences and increase the exposure of new UK film and film talent internationally.
If you have specific access needs please talk to us about what additional help may be available to Short Film Festival Travel Grant recipients – for example additional funds to facilitate travel with a BSL interpreter or access worker.
Before you begin, download and read the Short Film Festival Travel guidelines.
The Short Film Festival Travel Grant is a partnership between the BFI NETWORK and the British Council.