This fund is now open!

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 June 2023 - 31 March 2024. Support of up to £10,000 is available, and 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: £60,000 (a further £30,000 will be available in round 2)

Financial support: up to £10,000


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.

To support your application, we are holding two online information sessions, sign up below.

Fund Information Session: Wednesday 22 March 2023, 2pm

Budget Information Session: Wednesday 12 April 2023, 2pm

The Film Hub team are also available for one-to-one general support and advice with your application. We anticipate these meetings to be popular, so encourage you to come along to the information sessions in the first instance.

Film Exhibition Fund Budget Template

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