The Show Fund is now closed for applications, and will reopen in late Summer 2019.

Our vision is to inspire a new generation by presenting film and film culture in new ways which make it an essential and compelling part of learning, understanding, and valuing ourselves and the communities in which we live.

The Show Fund is our largest open fund, and is for film exhibition projects that support our priorities. It is open to all film exhibitors, from full time cinemas, film festivals, and community groups.

Read the guidelines and download the Expression of Interest template below.

Deadline: Wednesday 20 March 2019

You must be a member of Film Hub Midlands to receive our support, you can register now.

Complete the Expression of Interest form below, and send to

Past Projects

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CineQ Brum

CineQ is a two-day festival to showcase some of the best underrepresented LGBTQ film both past and present in Birmingham - occupying independent spaces and showing complex and engaging cinema.

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Phoenix VR

Leicester’s Phoenix became one of the first UK cinemas to screen Virtual Reality (VR) films as part of it regular cinema programme. Curated by VR filmmaker Alex Rühl, and supported by CATS are not PEAS, Rühl's immersive storytelling studio.

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Catalyst Film Festival

Catalyst Film Festival was three days of films, interactive talks and creative workshops themed on creating social change. The programme deals with a broad range of topics including improving male mental health or female political involvement.

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Fade II Black Film & Music Lounge

Fade II Black Film & Music Lounge is a pop-up cinema; a space for people to discover new films & music and reconnect with classics. The programme includes panel discussions and music and encompasses the broader world of urban music, arts, and culture

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