We're honoured to be able to support four new projects in the Midlands, who are crucial to the fabric of our independent sector, with £28,900.

Thank you to everyone who took the time to apply, the fund was very competitive and ultimately was oversubscribed by 200%.

Enjoy taking a look through the full list of successful applicants below, we are really impressed with the creativity and level of enthusiasm for this year.

Supported by National Lottery funding, The BFI FAN Film Exhibition Fund aims to support cinemas, arts centres, festivals and community groups looking to deliver a broad range of cultural programming and reconnect with audiences.


Northampton Filmhouse

Film Hub Midlands Film Exhibition Funding will support Filmhouse's independent film screenings in their family and horror programmes; Filmhouse Kids & Origins of Evil All Nighter with £8,000.

Origins of Evil Season
Nottingham Contemporary

Nottingham Contemporary

Film Hub Midlands Film Exhibition Funding will support the Light After Dark Film Festival 2024 which focuses on repertory cinema with an emphasis on early films with £10,000

See Past Festivals
UK Asian Film Festival

Phizzical Productions

Film Hub Midlands Film Exhibition Funding will support the season of Gujarati language films to build South Asian audiences ahead of Leicester's UK Asian Film Festival 2024 screenings in May 2024 with £6,100



Film Hub Midlands Film Exhibition Fund will support FILM/GAGE''23 and its related activities to champion the global majority community and particularly female led projects with £4,800