The Film Exhibition Fund is intended to support FAN Members to reach new and diverse audiences and to offer the best in independent film and broader screen experiences to their local communities in line with one or more of the BFI and FAN priority outcomes.

The fund supports activity taking place from October 2023 - 31 March 2024. The fund is open to the entire range of members of Film Hub Midlands. Support can cover programming, marketing, audience development, accessibility and associated screening costs. Whilst projects can range from seasons, festivals, one-offs and special events, to continuous support for independent cinema programmes. 

Key information at a glance:

Total amount available: £30,000 will be available 

Financial support: up to £10,000 


First Round:

Applications open: Wednesday 22 March 2023

Applications close: Friday 28 April 2023

Financial support confirmed from: May 2023

Activity window: June 2023 - 31 March 2024

Second Round:

Applications open: Monday 24 July 2023

Applications close: Friday 1 September 2023

Activity window:  From October 2023

The Film Hub team are available for one-to-one general support and advice with your application. 

Film Exhibition Fund Budget Template