They can be used for feature films, online and broadcast television content and a range of audience-facing activities such as film festivals, distribution releases and ambitious film programmes.The under-represented groups we look at primarily relate to the protected characteristics defined in the UK Equality Act 2010.

In addition we seek to address under-representation in relation to regional participation, socioeconomic background and caring responsibilities. This isn’t a definitive list and we welcome applications from projects which address under-representation in ways not mentioned above.

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