BFI Musicals

BFI Musicals will celebrate the spectacle and craft of Musicals on film. A Nation-wide cinema season coming in Autumn 2019, led by BFI, the Independent Cinema Office and Film Audience network, supported by funds from the National Lottery.

From October 2019 to January 2020 we’ll be bringing the finest films celebrating the spectacle of Musicals talent from Hollywood to the present day, at BFI Southbank and cinemas across the UK, online on BFI Player and with a wide range of UK partners.

BFI Musicals season runs from October 2019 to January 2020.

Funding Major Programmes support is open to all FAN members who want to take part in the season, via tiered funding programmes.

  1. Expressions of Interest (EOI) for National and Tourable project proposals between £12,000 – £30,000.   Status: CLOSED
  2. Expressions of Interest (EOI) for venue-based and regional project proposals between £2,500 – £12,000.  Status: CLOSED
  3. Screening Support (up to £2,500)  for activity taking place between 1 October – 31 January.  Status: OPEN (deadline is December 13th)

They are offering Screening Support up to £2,500 for organisations wishing to present films, mini seasons or events as part of the season.

With Screening Support, you can get help to fund your own independent programming and events or apply for support to do wrap around activity related to core titles.

Apply: BFI Musicals! Screening Support Form
Find out more: BFI Musicals! Screening Support Guidelines
BFI Musicals! Brand Guidance

Films you can book

The season will be supported by The Independent Cinema Office (ICO) who will offer a booking menu of related titles at negotiated rates, available to book for film screenings taking place through to the end of January 2020.

To browse the ICO Musicals touring programme click here or contact for more information.