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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: £ 120,000

Awards: up to £ 10,000

Applications open: Monday 17th August

Applications close: Wednesday 30th September

Awards confirmed from: October 2020

Activity window: October 2020 - March 2021

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

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