Open Funds

Market Access Fund

This funding stream is now closed to new applications.

Up to £300 of support is available to support attendance at strategically important film and television festivals, markets and events.  This fund is for companies with a viable feature film or television proposition ready to present to market. Maximum of £1,500 worth of market access is available per company per financial year.


Going Places (Formerly the NETS Fund)
Offers awards of £150 to £1,500 per person per year to help meet travel, accommodation and other subsistence costs incurred by experienced screen industry professionals anywhere in the UK who need to attend UK-based meetings, training, networking opportunities and other activities far from where they live, in order to develop or secure their careers.


REACH  Growth Development Fund for North East film, television and digital media businesses

This funding stream is now closed to new applications.


Open Horizons helps those at a geographical disadvantage access support to further their careers.


External Funds

Funding Finder

BFI NETWORK maintains a useful webpage highlighting funding opportunities for new and emerging UK writers, directors and producers.

Spotlight: Craft and Technical Bursaries from Creative Skillset

Creative Skillset, the national skills and talent development body for the creative industries, offer Craft and Technical Bursaries of up to £800 for film professionals working in eligible craft and technical departments.

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