Film Exhibition Fund (FEF)

Support for Independent Film Exhibition

Supported by #NationalLottery funding via the BFI #BFIIndustry

Supporting organisations that bring British, independent and international film to audiences across Wales and the UK.

  • Total amount available: £100,000
  • Awards: up to £10k
  • Applications open: Tuesday 30th March 2021
  • Applications close: Thursday 29th April 2021
  • A second round will open in June with an application deadline of Friday 30th July 2021
  • Activity window: May 2021 – March 2022

Aim: To help re-engage audiences for British, independent (including Welsh) and international film.

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

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.

There will be two deadlines for final proposals: 5pm Thursday 29th April 2021 and 5pm Friday 30th July 2021.

Your activity must be completed by 31st March 2022. Early submission is recommended.

BFI Access Support scheme

  • If you have access requirements that mean you need assistance when applying for funds, you may be able to request financial support through the BFI Access Support Scheme. Find out more information here

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