4/2021 – Film Funding

By | December 11, 2021

Film Funding

British Feature Film Funding

The British Film Institute has published a useful summary of sources of funding for UK films. These fall under the headings:

  • National and regional agencies
  • UK Tax relief and
  • Regional Investment funds

Full info. at:


See also:


Film London funding page Filmdaily.tv gives a list of feature film grants, see:


The Uncertain Kingdom – Development Fund

British Regional Funding Bodies

    1. Creative Debut’s Black Artists Grant
    2. BFI Network – Early Development Funding
    3. Short Circuit: First Features
    4. CoViD-19 Recovery Fund
    5. Albert – free training
    6. BFI Network x BAFTA Crew Mentoring
    7. IBF Europe: Regulations for Distribution Support
    8. The Pitch Film Fund
    9. Actors’ Benevolent Fund
    10. Disability Arts Online’s new commissions for disabled artists
    11. Sheffield Doc Fest – Digital Industry Pass 2021
    12. Welfare – Response to CoViD-19
    13. West Midlands Production Fund
    14. Ford Foundation: JustFilms
    15. Screen Scotland: Film Development and Production Fund
    16. Field of Vision’s Virtual Mentorship & Consultation Service for the Documentary Community
    17. FFolio
    18. Screen Scotland: Professional Development Fund

UK Film Commissions


UK Creative England: https://www.filminginengland.co.uk


Northern Ireland:

Northern Ireland Screen



Creative Scotland


Screen Alliance Wales

Business Wales

Welsh Film Development & Production


European Film Funding

Film Sales Support from European Film Promotion:

CountryNational Film AgencyOrganisation
1.Albaniahttp://www.nationalfilmcenter.gov.al/Albanian Center of Cinematography
2.Austriahttp://www.austrianfilms.com/AFC - Austrian Films
3.Belgiumhttp://www.flandersimage.com/Flanders Image
4.Belgiumhttp://www.wbimages.be/Wallonie Bruxelles Images

5.Bosnia & Herzegovinahttp://www.bhfilm.ba/Association of Filmmakers of Bosnia and Herzegovina
6.Bulgariahttp://www.nfc.bg/Bulgarian National Film Center
7.Croatiahttp://www.havc.hr/Croatian Audiovisual Centre
8.Cyprushttp://www.filmingincyprus.gov.cy/Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus
9.Czech Republichttp://www.filmcenter.cz/Czech Film Center
Danish Film Institute
10.Estoniahttp://www.filmi.ee/Estonian Film Institute
11.Finlandhttp://www.ses.fi/Finnish Film Foundation
13.Georgiahttp://www.gnfc.ge/engGeorgian National Film Center
14.Germanyhttp://www.german-films.de/German Films
15.Greecehttp://www.gfc.gr/Greek Film Centre
16.Hungaryhttp://www.filmalap.hu/National Film Institute Hungary
17.Icelandhttp://www.icelandicfilmcentre.is/Icelandic Film Centre
18.Irelandhttp://www.screenireland.ie/Screen Ireland / Fís Éireann
19.Italyhttp://www.filmitalia.org/Istituto Luce Cinecittà (Italy)

20.Kosovohttp://www.qkk-rks.com/Kosovo Cinematography Center
21.Latviahttp://www.nkc.gov.lv/National Film Centre of Latvia
22.Lithuaniahttp://www.lkc.lt/enLithuanian Film Centre
23.Luxembourghttp://www.filmfund.lu/Film Fund Luxembourg
24.Macedoniahttp://www.filmagency.gov.mk/North Macedonia Film Agency
25.Montenegrohttp://www.fccg.me/Film Centre of Montenegro
26.Netherlandshttp://international.eyefilm.nl/SEE NL (The Netherlands)
27.Norwayhttp://www.nfi.no/Norwegian Film Institute
28.Polandhttp://www.pisf.pl/Polish Film Institute
29.Portugalhttp://www.ica-ip.pt/Instituto do Cinema e do Audiovisual I.P. / ICA (Portugal)
30.Romaniahttp://www.romfilmdevelopment.org/Romanian Film Development
31.Serbiahttp://www.fcs.rs/Film Center Serbia
32.Slovakiahttp://www.sfu.sk/Slovak Film Institute
33.Sloveniahttp://www.film-center.si/Slovenian Film Centre
34.Spainhttp://www.icaa.es/Instituto de la Cinematografía y de las Artes Audiovisuales / ICAA (Spain)


Swedish Film Institute
36.Switzerlandhttp://www.swissfilms.ch/Swiss Films
37.United Kingdomhttp://www.britishcouncil.org/filmBritish Council

International Film Grants

List of Film Grants

BFI Documentary Features Funding

Extra Nice Fund

Crowd Funding

How to Run a Kickstarter Film Project


Editorial Team
Author: Editorial Team

British/French film composer https://lampfilmusic.com/francois-evans/

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