Comedy Genius screening support
The BFI’s blockbuster season for 2018 is the UK’s greatest ever celebration of film and TV comedy, and the accompanying Screening Support fund (£150 – £1,500) is now open! Available to all FAN members who want to take part in the season, the fund will operate on a rolling basis and is open to 3 December 2018, unless funds are exhausted earlier.
Dogman special preview + Q&A
To celebrate this year’s European Art Cinema Day on 14 October, BFI FAN are excited to partner with BFI London Film Festival and Curzon to offer FAN member cinemas a preview of Matteo Garrone’s Dogman. They also expect to be able to offer a Q&A with the director streamed live from LFF in partnership with American Express.
Nae Pasaran! release support
Following a sensational premiere at the closing gala of Glasgow Film Festival 2018, the highly anticipated feature Nae Pasaran! will be released in cinemas across the UK in November. There will be a significant marketing and outreach effort behind the film, as well as opportunities to be part of the distributors' event cinema strategy with special guest speakers and Q&As.
Cinema Rediscovered on Tour
Cinema Rediscovered returned to Bristol for its 3rd edition this July, and you can now book its touring UK-wide programme, running from August – November, putting lesser known cinematic visions centre stage and asking questions about the role of cinema.
Click here to see the range of films available, assets included and contact details for booking.
Revolt, She Said
Curated by incredible queer feminist film collective Club des Femmes, Revolt She Said: Women And Film After '68 is a new film tour reflecting on the events of May 1968 and sharing intersectional, queer and feminist stories or revolution. Films can be booked from the ICO and include support includes special reduced terms on bookings, curated short films to complement each feature, speakers for venues and marketing. The line-up include Daisies, Maeve, Before Stonewall, A Place of Rage and more.
Uprising! The Spirit of '68
More titles have been added to the 'Uprising! The Spirit of '68' film menu, including Whose Streets, Politics - An instruction Manual, Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle and Generation Revolution.
Members can also apply for support towards screening and promotional costs for Uprising screenings for up £1,500 until Monday 10 September.
Join Europa Cinemas
46 cinemas across the UK are currently members of the Europa Cinemas network, and if you'd like to join them, now's your chance! UK cinemas with a passion for screening non-national European film can apply for grants of €15,000 to €45,000+ and benefit from networking conferences, innovations labs and initiatives aimed at attracting younger audiences. Apply by 15 September.
UKCA Subtitling Challenge Fund
The UK Cinema Association and Action on Hearing Loss are excited to launch the Technology Challenge Fund to help catalyse innovation in technology that will allow people with hearing loss to have a more inclusive cinema experience. Open to all individuals and companies who can demonstrate their capabilities in this field, the closing deadline for applications is Friday 28 September.