We have moved our development opportunities for filmmakers online.

We’ll be announcing more opportunities for support, learning and professional development online. So please keep a look out. We will also share opportunities via twitter @networkfhm . For further info about more online BFI NETWORK  Webinars and events visit BFI NETWORK News and Features

Budgeting your short film


WED 26 August 10.30am -1pm

This 2.5 hour workshop will give you an overview of budgeting for short films and will touch on scheduling, breaking down a script, estimating costs and formatting a budget.

*For Midlands based new producers who have yet to make a short film.

Register here

Online Mentoring sessions


If you are a Midlands based producer, director or screenwriter and want to speak with an industry professional about your latest project or your creative practice then this is for you.

Please Note: Limited spaces available. As we currently can't predict the level of demand for sessions the first round of slots with our mentors will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.


Midlands Filmmaker Round tables


A free online event to give regional writers, directors and producers, who haven't yet engaged with BFI NETWORK, the opportunity to connect.

Sessions take place on the third Friday of the month 11:00-12:00.
Early booking advised as limited spaces are available.

To book

Online live chat for D/deaf talent

Using laptop

A 45-minute live chat for with optional video link to find out more about BFI NETWORK or discuss an awarded project.

If you are a D/deaf Filmmaker and would like to find out more about BFI NETWORK or discuss an awarded project you can register for a 45-minute live chat with an optional video link with BFI NETWORK Midlands Talent Executive Alexzandra Jackson.

Book a 1-2-1