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Slapstick Festival Laughs in Lockdown

Posted on 16 Apr 2021

This time last year the future looked tragic for Bristol’s annual Slapstick festival of silent and classic screen comedy. 

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Bristol’s March Festival of Black Women’s Film is Back!

Posted on 5 Mar 2021

FLY! runs from the 5th until the 21st of March, connecting filmmakers, artists, academics, and audiences across the South West with black women filmmakers and their histories from Britain and around the globe. 

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Streaming for the Community – We ask YourScreen how they’ve taken South West Cinemas Virtual

Posted on 11 Feb 2021

The team behind Cheltenham International Film Festival has set up virtual cinema YourScreen since the festival suspended in-person activity. We talk to them about building a place for film clubs, societies, communities and independent cinemas into their online offering.

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NETFLIX Documentary Talent Fund – BFI NETWORK Answers Your Questions

Posted on 21 Jan 2021

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Over £2m Invested in Independent Cinemas in the South West

Posted on 22 Dec 2020

Report on 2020 Culture Recovery Fund, administered by the BFI and Department for Media, Culture and Sport and its impact on independent cinemas in the South West, 13 Film Hub South West members have been supported by the BFI Cultural Recovery Fund receiving a share of £2.3 Million

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FAN Film Exhibition Awards Announced

Posted on 14 Dec 2020

19 film exhibitors across the South West region have received awards to boost cultural programming and activities to engage diverse audiences as lockdown restrictions ease.

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BFI NETWORK South West: Short Film Funding Reopened

Posted on 19 Oct 2020

We are pleased to announce that the BFI NETWORK Short Film Fund in England has reopened and is now accepting applications. 

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BFI NETWORK South West: Short Film Funding Temporarily Paused

Posted on 26 Jun 2020

The BFI NETWORK Short Film Fund in England is temporarily paused while we review COVID-19 process on our current slate of short film productions.

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