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BFI Announces New Funding for UK Filmmakers

20th July 2023

The BFI National Lottery Discovery Feature Funding is administered by the British Film Institute (BFI) with funding provided by the National Lottery. The programme is intended to support original live action and animation feature filmmaking in the UK by debut directors.

Applications are open until the 16th August 2023 (18:00 BST) for grants of up to £1 million.
It is expected that most awards will range between £500,000 and £850,000.

The funding is a contribution towards the total budget of the film, and can be used for crew and cast payments, production fees, legal costs etc.
Applications must be made by the film’s producer through a limited company registered and centrally managed in the UK.

Find out more and apply here:

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