Film Exhibition Fund (FEF)

Support for Independent Film Exhibition

Apply for funding to screen UK independent and international film and the moving image to audiences across Wales.

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At a glance:

  • Total amount available: Circa £95,000
  • Funding: up to £10k
  • Fund opens: w/c 19 February 2024
  • Fund closes: 9am Monday 15 April 2024 (round one) and Monday 24 June 2024 (round two)
  • Activity window: May 2024 – March 2025. Multi-year funding may be available, subject to funds and demonstrable need.
  • Aim: To develop audiences for UK independent (including Welsh) and international film, screen heritage and the wider moving image.

Note: Your activity start date should be May onwards to allow for funding decisions.

Priorities: We are especially interested in project proposals that represent communities across Wales. In particular – disabled audiences, young audiences, Black and Global Majority audiences, working-class audiences and projects that break down economic barriers. Please contact us if you need additional advice.

Please read the guidelines in full and follow steps outlined to make an application.

You can view and download the full guidelines here (or download as a PDF or Word document).





Please read the Film Exhibition Fund guidelines in full before making an application.

If you wish to discuss your ideas before application, please contact

BFI Access Support scheme

  • If you have access requirements that mean you need assistance with the process, you may be able to benefit from the BFI Access Support scheme.

Socio-Economic Advice

  • Get some extra advice and support around breaking down socio-economic barriers, during the planning and delivery of your project, from our specialist freelancer Linnea Petterson:
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If you’re looking for funding for an activity we cannot cover, please see our fundraising resource for external links.

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