Supporting Film Exhibition in Scotland

We provide funding, programming, networking and training opportunities to our membership of over 200 film organisations, including cinemas, film festivals and multi-arts centres.

About Us

Living Proof: Now Available to Stream for Free

Living Proof explores Scotland's complex relationship to the global climate crisis through archive film and music. Following a successful tour of over 30 cinemas in Scotland, it is now available to stream for free across the UK with SDH Captions and Audio Description.

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A group of children play on a heap in the foreground. In the background, factory towers smolder.

Find the Right Funding

We support cultural cinema activity and audience development initiatives in Scotland with a range of funding opportunities and national programmes. Find out which of our funding options is right for your project.

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Training: Archive for Audiences

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    11th February 2022 - 11th March 2022

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BFI FAN Innovation Lab #3: Next Audiences

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    20th April 2022 - 22nd April 2022

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Develop your organisation

We support our membership to reach new audiences, screen a wider range of independent and arthouse films, and create accessible, inclusive cinema experiences for all.

We offer Resources, Training, Events and Funding to help you develop your team and your offer to your local audiences. We also lead on cross-FAN member support and development, working closely on FAN’s year-round UK-wide programme of activity of training and events for the sector.

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Why should I join?

Funding & Bursaries

Apply for our Funding Opportunities and a Bursary to develop your career in film


Connect with fellow film exhibitors across Scotland and join our fortnightly digital Coffee Mornings

Be part of BFI FAN

Attend Film Hub and FAN events including our Glasgow and Edinburgh Film Festival Industry Days, This Way Up and industry events across the UK

Mailing List

Receive our round-ups of the latest film industry news and opportunities directly to your inbox

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