BFI NETWORK South West: Short Film Funding Reopened

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

Over the past few months we have been working to ensure that we can safely and practically implement the guidance for COVID safety on set.
We are happy to announce that our BFI NETWORK Short Film Fund has reopened for applications in England. Please note that we have made some changes to the way that we manage and assess applications.
The fund will now open for two six-week application windows in the Spring and Autumn of each year. The current six-week Autumn window will be open from Monday 19 October 2020 and will close on 30th November 2020.
From 2021 onwards we will publish the application dates six months in advance so that filmmakers can plan their applications, polish their draft scripts and find collaborators in good time.

The BFI NETWORK Short Film Fund supports projects with directors based in England, delivered by the local Talent Executives who work directly with the selected funded projects in their region.

This fund supports the production costs of fiction shorts, in both live action and animation. To find out more, head to the BFI NETWORK’s Short Film Fund page.

BFI NETWORK, delivered in the region by Film Hub South West.

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