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: £70,000
  • Funding: up to £10k
  • Applications open: w/c Monday 14 February 2022
  • Applications close: 9am Monday 21 March 2022
  • A second round will open in April with an application deadline of Monday 2 May 2022
  • Activity window: April 2022 – December 2022 (if your plans fall between January – March 2023, please get in touch)
  • Aim: To help re-engage audiences for British, independent (including Welsh) and international film.
  • Note: Your activity start date should be April onwards to allow for funding decisions. Please note that final confirmation of support will be subject to availability of Lottery Funding.

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: 9am Monday 21st March 2022 and Monday 2nd May 2022

Your activity must be completed by 31st December 2022. Early submission is recommended. (if your plans fall between January – March 2023, please get in touch)

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



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