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:

CountryOrganisationNational Film Agency
1.AlbaniaAlbanian Center of Cinematographyhttp://www.nationalfilmcenter.gov.al
2.AustriaAFC - Austrian Filmshttp://www.austrianfilms.com
3.BelgiumFlanders Imagehttp://www.flandersimage.com
4.BelgiumWallonie Bruxelles Imageshttp://www.wbimages.be
5.Bosnia & HerzegovinaAssociation of Filmmakers of Bosnia and Herzegovinahttp://www.bhfilm.ba
6.BulgariaBulgarian National Film Centerhttp://www.nfc.bg
7.CroatiaCroatian Audiovisual Centrehttp://www.havc.hr
8.CyprusCultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprushttp://www.filmingincyprus.gov.cy
9.Czech RepublicCzech Film Centerhttp://www.filmcenter.cz
10DenmarkDanish Film Institutehttps://www.dfi.dk/en
11.EstoniaEstonian Film Institutehttp://www.filmi.ee
12.FinlandFinnish Film Foundationhttp://www.ses.fi
14.GeorgiaGeorgian National Film Centerhttp://www.gnfc.ge/eng
15.GermanyGerman Filmshttp://www.german-films.de
16.GreeceGreek Film Centrehttp://www.gfc.gr
17.HungaryNational Film Institute Hungaryhttp://www.filmalap.hu
18.IcelandIcelandic Film Centrehttp://www.icelandicfilmcentre.is
19.IrelandScreen Ireland / Fís Éireannhttp://www.screenireland.ie
20.ItalyIstituto Luce Cinecittà (Italy)http://www.filmitalia.org
21.KosovoKosovo Cinematography Centerhttp://www.qkk-rks.com
22.LatviaNational Film Centre of Latviahttp://www.nkc.gov.lv
23.LithuaniaLithuanian Film Centrehttp://www.lkc.lt/en
24.LuxembourgFilm Fund Luxembourghttp://www.filmfund.lu
25.MacedoniaNorth Macedonia Film Agencyhttp://www.filmagency.gov.mk
26.MontenegroFilm Centre of Montenegrohttp://www.fccg.me
27.NetherlandsSEE NL (The Netherlands)http://international.eyefilm.nl
28.NorwayNorwegian Film Institute
29.PolandPolish Film Institutexxhttps://pisf.pl/enx
30.PortugalInstituto do Cinema e do Audiovisual I.P. / ICA (Portugal)
31.RomaniaRomanian Film Developmenthttp://www.romfilmdevelopment.org
32.SerbiaFilm Center Serbiahttp://www.fcs.rs
33.SlovakiaSlovak Film Institutehttp://www.sfu.sk
34.SloveniaSlovenian Film Centrehttp://www.film-center.si
35.SpainInstituto de la Cinematografía y de las Artes Audiovisuales / ICAA (Spain)http://www.icaa.es
36.SwedenSwedish Film Institute
37.SwitzerlandSwiss Filmshttp://www.swissfilms.ch
38.United KingdomBritish Councilhttp://www.britishcouncil.org/film

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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