The Film Exhibition Fund is to support FAN Members to resume cultural programming and engage a broad and diverse audience as they navigate reopening. It is not for new organisations or new projects, as it is geared toward helping existing hub members to reboot activity and re-engage audiences.

A key priority of the fund is to encourage film exhibitors to embed inclusion and environmental sustainability into their approach to restarting activity.

The Fund is primarily aimed at Film Hub Midlands Members engaged in year-round audience facing activity. Support is available for sustaining and expanding existing provision including time-limited, regularly occurring activity such as film festivals where they are able to demonstrate an especially strong fit with FAN’s priorities and where they address the strategic needs of the Hub.

Key information at a glance:

Total amount available: £ 55,000

Financial support: up to £ 12,000

Applications open: Tuesday 6th April

Applications close: Friday 23rd April

Financial support confirmed from: May 2021

Activity window: June 2021 - March 2022

You can apply through the online form below, please send any additional documents to

Alternatively you can send the application forms below to

The Film Hub team are available for general support and advice with your application, you can schedule a meeting below.

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