Resources

Whether you are a new or established filmmaker, festival programmer, actor or film enthusiast, our range of resources can offer support.

Explore British Council film resources

  • How to guides

    Access valuable advice on how to navigate the UK film industry, promote your own film or festival and more.

  • British Council film archive

    Take a trip down memory lane with this rights-free collection of over 100 short documentaries about wartime Britain, made by us during the 1940s.

  • UK Shorts Portal

    Are you a festival programmer, buyer, agent or distributor? Access the best of UK short films from our industry partners.

  • Support organisations

    Search for a snapshot of some of the UK’s key organisations that can provide funding, connect potential collaborators or help promote your work.

  • Industry insights

    Our research in film and the broader arts, helps shape cultural policy and supports partners to consider and develop international programmes.

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  • Opportunities

    View our range of international opportunities for filmmakers, creatives, professionals and organisations.