The BFI is the leading body for film in the UK. The BFI’s ambition is to create and maintain a flourishing film environment in which innovation, opportunity and creativity can thrive.
We would also like to acknowledge the support of the following organisations:
Arts Council England
Arts Council England funds Ten Bridge Organisations who connect the Cultural and Education Sectors. Our regional teams work with their Bridge Organisations on various initiatives such as Local Cultural Education Partnerships, Arts Award & Artsmark.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public.
Department for Education
The Department for Education is a department of His Majesty's Government responsible for children’s services and education, including early years, schools, higher and further education policy, apprenticeships and wider skills in England.
DFC - Northern Ireland
The Department for Communities aims to tackle deprivation and build sustainable communities. It funds Northern Ireland Screen, which in turn supports us, the Nerve Centre and Cinemagic.
Filmbankmedia licenses and distributes film and TV entertainment to many groups and is the licensing authority we work with to ensure schools, libraries and youth groups have the permissions to screen films from our catalogue.
IMDb is the world's most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content. The IMDb consumer site is the #1 movie website in the world with a combined web and mobile audience of more than 250 million unique monthly visitors.
The Industry Trust for IP Awareness
The Industry Trust for IP Awareness is the UK film, TV and video industry’s consumer education body, promoting the value of copyright and creativity. It supports our Respect for IP programme.
Northern Ireland Screen
Northern Ireland Screen is the national screen agency for Northern Ireland. They are committed to maximising the economic, cultural and educational value of the screen industries for the benefit of Northern Ireland.
ScreenSkills is the industry-led skills body for the UK's screen industries, whose work includes online information on jobs in screen and the pathways to them. It also organises events to enable people to explore careers options in screen.
Speakers for Schools
Through free schools talks and work experience via their Inspiration and Experience programmes, Speakers for Schools put state-school students in touch with the very best, to spark their ambitions and belief in what is possible for the future.