Through short film scheme Beacons, we
Applications are currently closed. The next round of Beacons funding will be announced soon.
The BFI NET.WORK is a UK-wide talent development programme for new and emerging film writers, directors and producers.
Devised by the BFI and delivered by its national partners - Ffilm Cymru Wales, Creative England, Creative Scotland and Northern Ireland Screen – the BFI NET.WORK is committed to discovering the next generation of British filmmaking talent.
Ffilm Cymru Wales is committed to supporting Welsh talent and to contributing to a thriving and diverse indigenous film infrastructure across Wales. We are therefore offering a second round of our Company Support programme for innovative and promising Wales-based production and/or distribution companies to facilitate their further innovation, improve audience reach and enable company growth.
Ffilm Cymru Wales will make up to a total of £275,000 of lottery funding available for the Company Support programme, awarded on a de minimis basis. The funding will be disbursed through two routes:
Full details are available in our Company Support Guidelines.
Through the Connector Fund, we
2016 awards have been made to:
Connector is an annual fund, and is currently closed for applications. For more information, please read our Connector Fund Guidelines and Application Forms.
Ffilm Cymru Wales aims to identify and nurture Welsh filmmakers – particularly producers, writers and directors - by supporting and encouraging the development of their work and ambitions. We are also keen to encourage films with Welsh cultural content, reflecting Wales and Welsh life, as part of our portfolio.
Through Horizons Support, we
The Horizons Fund offers tailored support to circa 6-10 individuals and feature film projects per year of up to £6,000 per award. Whether you are seeking a mentor to help further your professional career, or project specific aid, the Horizons Fund can help. Horizons is a rolling fund, and open for applications.
For more information, please read our Horizons Support Guidelines and Application Forms below.
Launchpad training events offer masterclasses, practical workshops, expert advice and hands-on experience.
We currently welcome applications for bursary support for Welsh talent selected for EIFF Talent Lab and EIFF Distribution Rewired 2016, and Film London's Micromarket and NET.WORK@LFF.
Explore previous Launchpad events below.
Our Magnifier approach helps you identify and build your audiences and revenue streams from the early stages of your project’s development.
Ffilm Cymru Wales aims to provide new opportunities for Welsh (born and/or resident) filmmakers to get their films produced, increasing the range scale and number of films made. Particular emphasis will be placed on supporting Welsh producers, writers, writer-directors and directors but where Welsh talent is not leading the project, additional benefit might be provided through co-production or from mentoring opportunities offered to aspiring writers, directors, producers and Head of Department.