Funding

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We support and invest in cinema exhibition in Scotland. If you’re showing films to audiences, either in-venue or online, or want to develop your team’s skills and expertise, we can help.

You can see our range of funding opportunities below. If you’re unsure which fund is right for you, get in touch.

BFI FAN Film Exhibition Fund

After a year of challenges and changes for our members, we support cultural cinema activity in Scotland with the relaunch of the BFI FAN Film Exhibition Fund.

Bursary Awards

Support to develop your career in film. Apply for funding to cover training, travel or fees.

Pitch Pots

Micro-grants of up to £500 to cover cultural cinema activity, both online and in-person.

BFI Major Programmes: Japan

The BFI FAN Major Programmes team are now pleased to announce Japan 2021, a nationwide expanded season welcoming applications for programmes and events celebrating Japanese cinema.