The BFI's blockbuster season for 2019 will celebrate Musicals - the Greatest Show on Screen.
From October 2019 to January 2020 we'll be bringing the finest films celebrating the spectacle of Musicals talent from Hollywood to the present day, at BFI Southbank and cinemas across the UK, online on BFI Player and with a wide range of UK partners.
BFI Musicals! season runs from October 2019 to January 2020.
Major Programmes support is open to all FAN members who want to take part in the season, via tiered funding programmes.
- Expressions of Interest (EOI) for National and Tourable project proposals between £12,000 - £30,000. Status: CLOSED
- Expressions of Interest (EOI) for venue-based and regional project proposals between £2,500 - £12,000. Status: CLOSED
- Screening Support (up to £2,500) for activity taking place between 1 October - 31 January. Status: OPEN (scroll down for guidelines and application link)
Films available to book via ICO
The season is supported by The Independent Cinema Office (ICO) who offer a booking menu of related titles at negotiated rates, available to book for film screenings taking place through to the end of January 2020.
Special Events and Commissions
We Are Parable present: The Art of the Black Visual Album
A season celebrating how Black musicians have embraced the visual album as part of their creative process. From Purple Rain to the nuanced themes of home in Sampha’s “Process”, expect panel discussions, Q+As and live events exploring this artform
Find out more about BFI Blockbuster support
If you'd like to know more about BFI Blockbuster seasons get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org