Training & Support

Explore our range of training and support for members, including industry and training events, funding opportunities and one-to-one advice.

Current Support for Members

Advice and Expertise

Free 1-2-1 specialised advice for venues and film festivals on a range of topics from effective marketing to introductory programming

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Beyond Boundaries

Mentoring & professional development for individuals & organisations currently under-represented in film exhibition

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Attend film events with bursaries for travel, accommodation, enrolment or accreditation costs

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FAN support for new film releases

Discover how BFI FAN can help you engage audiences in the latest titles to receive FAN support, which include amazing films from across the globe that deserve to be seen in cinemas.

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Technical Support

Bespoke advice and assistance for independent exhibitors, about to reopen

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More from Film Hub South West

Out of the Cinema

James Harrison from South West Silents reflects on what it takes to make a great film festival, from the sunny piazzas of Il Cinema Ritrovato to the Harbourside adventures of Bristol’s Cinema Rediscovered.


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16-19 Youth Engagement Scheme

A new 16-19 Youth Engagement Scheme taking place during Autumn 2019 in partnership with Into Film


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Afrika Eye – Festival Assistant Producer Role


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Beyond Boundaries: An Introduction to Film Curation

An interactive introductory workshop exploring film curation: what it's all about? who's it for and how to do it!

What's On

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