The BFI's blockbuster season for 2019 will celebrate Musicals - the Greatest Show on Film.

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. This fund is open from 12th February - 22nd March 2019 -  apply using the link at the bottom of this page

Expressions of Interest (EOI) for venue-based and regional project proposals between £2,500 - £12,000.  This fund will open in June 2019 

Screening Support (up to £2,500)  for activity taking place between 1 October - 31 January.  This fund will open in August / September 2019


Films you can book

The season will be supported by The Independent Cinema Office (ICO) who will 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.

The list of titles will be available to book later in 2019.  To register your interest in the ICO package  email


Find out more about the season

If you'd like to know more about BFI Blockbuster seasons get in touch at 

Application Guidance Documents and Links