Training & Support

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

Upcoming events

  • Tue, 25 Sep - Sun, 30 Sep

    Encounters 2018 – 50% Discount for FAN Members

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  • Fri, 28 Sep

    Emerging Producers Day

    The Forge, Bristol
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  • Wed, 10 Oct - Sun, 21 Oct

    BFI London Film Festival

    BFI Southbank
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  • Sun, 14 Oct - Fri, 19 Oct

    Cultural Cinema Exhibition

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Full Calendar

Current Funding & Support

Pitch Pot

Apply for up to £1,500 for additional marketing or audience development activity

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Open Call

This scheme is now closed for 2018 but will reopen in February 2019

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

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Live Script Reading South West – SUBMISSIONS NOW CLOSED

Are you a South West writer with a bold, exciting new script idea?

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Beyond Boundaries

Rolling fund aimed at supporting people and organisations currently under-represented in exhibition

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BFI NETWORK Funding for Short Film and Early Development

Apply for funding as a new or emerging filmmaker

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Advice and Expertise

Free 1-2-1 specialised advice on a range of topics from effective marketing to introductory programming

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Cinema Incentive Scheme

Rewards for screening more British, independent and specialised films

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Technical Support

Bespoke advice and assistance for independent exhibitors, about to reopen

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FAN support for new film releases

FAN have relaunched how they work with new film releases

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More from Film Hub South West

New BFI NETWORK Talent Executive for South West

Meet Alice Cabañas - providing vital support to new and aspiring talent in the South West


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Mark Cosgrove’s Blog: 21st Sep

Cinema Curator at Watershed, Mark Cosgrove, reports back on the highs and lows of films screened in the last week

Film Update

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For Emerging Filmmakers

Guides & Resources

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