British Council Film is committed to showcasing new UK film talent to audiences around the world and has a long tradition of supporting new and emerging filmmaking talent.

The British Council Short Support Scheme exists to support UK-based filmmakers to show their work internationally.

Benefits of the scheme include:

  • Short Film Travel Grants to support international travel to our key festivals list.
  • Inclusion of work on British Council's online UK Shorts Portal.


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