The BFI's blockbuster season for 2019 celebrates Musicals - the Greatest Show on Screen.
From October 2019 to January 2020 FAN venues presented 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 ran from October 2019 to January 2020.
Funding to help you take part
Major Programmes support was 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: CLOSED
As of 13 December 2020, all funds for Musicals! activity are closed.
Films available to book via ICO
The season was supported by The Independent Cinema Office (ICO) who offered a booking menu of related titles at negotiated rates, available to book for film screenings taking place through to the end of January 2020.
Sing us a line from your favourite musical | BFI Musicals! sing-along
What's your favourite musical? And go on... sing us a line! To celebrate the launch of BFI Musicals! - a three-month season featuring the most toe-tapping musical movies of all time - BFI Southbank audiences show off their inner sing-along star.
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
Evaluation & Reporting Templates
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