The BFI's blockbuster season for 2018 is the UK's greatest ever celebration of film and TV comedy – bringing the gift of laughter just when we need it most! From October to December the comedy geniuses of the big and small screen will be making us laugh at BFI Southbank and cinemas across the UK, online on BFI Player and with a wide range of UK partners.

The Comedy Genius season runs from October to December 2018.


Major Programmes support is open to all FAN members who want to take part in the season, via two funding programmes.

Expressions of Interest (EOI) for large-scale project proposals between £1,000 - £30,000.  This fund is now closed. 

Screening Support (up to £1,500)  for activity taking place between 1 October - 31 January.  This fund is now closed.


Films you can book

ICO Touring package available to book until 21 December

The season is also supported by The Independent Cinema Office (ICO) who are offering a booking menu of related titles at negotiated rates, available to book for film screenings taking place through to the end of January 2019.  Find out more about the ICO package, dates and terms here or email for the list of films.


Find out more about the season

Browse the National listings page at BFI Comedy to discover more than 300 screenings and events taking place across the UK

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