Principal Funders, Sponsors & Partners
The British Film Institute is the lead body for film in the UK with the ambition to create a flourishing film environment in which innovation, opportunity and creativity can thrive.
Arts Council England works to get great art to everyone by championing, developing and investing in artistic experiences that enrich people's lives.
Documentary Campus provide European documentary producers with tailored training and advice on how to develop their film ideas, unlock funding and reach a large international audience.
The largest broadcasting corporation in the world. The BBC produces programmes that inform, educate and entertain.
SKY entertain, excite and inspire customers with a great choice of high-quality television in high definition.
The industry body which supports skills and training for people and businesses in the UK creative media industries.
UKTI work with UK-based businesses to ensure their success in international markets, and encourage the best overseas companies to look to the UK as their global partner.
BCPF contributes to broadcast content related to the promotion and development of business, and a is non-profit public interest organization that aims to contribute to the development of broadcasting for the good of the public.
The BFI Film Audience Network is a major initiative developed to enable film and events experts to work in partnership to boost film audiences across the UK, particularly in the areas of specialised and independent British film.
Film Audience Network’s Exhibition Innovation Fund supports projects, ideas, pilots and initiatives that support new models of exhibition across the North, North West and Scotland.
Beijing Documentary Development Association is the first private-enterprise sponsoring documentary association in China, with the permission of Beijing Municipal Bureau of Radio, Film and Television and being kept on record in the Civil Administration Bureau of Beijing.
Halo is an award winning post production facility in the heart of Soho, specialising in all aspects of Film and Broadcast. The combination of experienced producers, creative talent and technical excellence make halo a uniquely adaptable, versatile and dependable post production partner.
A world top-100 university renowned for the excellence, impact and distinctiveness of their research-led learning and teaching.
Located in Munich, Germany, Arnold and Richter Cine Technik (A&R) was founded in 1917 and is the largest manufacturer of professional motion picture equipment in the world.
ITN Source is the gateway to an incredible source of inspirational and iconic creative moving imagery captured over three centuries.
A leading provider of digital media worldwide, creating and distributing a range of assets that help communicators around the globe tell their stories.
Guardian News & Media is one of the world's leading news organisations, publisher of the Guardian, The Observer and the Guardian website.
VICE is a global media channel focusing on investigative journalism and enlightening videos about everything from world news, travel, art, drugs, politics, sports, fashion, sex, and super cute animals.
The Irish Film Board (IFB) is the national development agency for Irish filmmaking and the Irish film, television and animation industry, investing in talent, creativity and enterprise.
Bibliotheque Music is a production music library aiming to create a library of music, which is accessible and functional, while maintaining authenticity and an attention to detail.
The Production Talent Network work with a range of industry groups to spot, attract and retain the best talent.
Vimeo is video + you. We put your videos first and give you the best ways to share, discover, and be inspired.
The Northern Film School is one of the best known film and television schools in the UK, making innovative and award winning films for over 25 years.
The International Broadcasting Trust builds interest and support for global development on TV, on radio and online.
Creative Scotland is the public body that supports the arts, screen and creative industries across all parts of Scotland on behalf of everyone who lives, works or visits here.
PBS America offers British audiences multi-award winning and globally respected series including NOVA, FRONTLINE, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE and PBS Newshour.
Molinare is an award-winning Film and Broadcast post production facility and is one of the most respected and established names in the industry. Recent feature documentary work includes ‘The Confessions Of Thomas Quick’ and ‘Dark Horse.’
Curzon is known as a place to discover other worlds and cultures, or see a different perspective. It’s also a place where the drinks and conversation flow in equal measure, where cinema becomes a memorable experience for a broad range of people.
Altitude Music, consisting of a team gathered from all areas of the music and production industries, are a full-service music and sound agency for content and advertising.
BU is home to over 18,000 students and almost 2,000 staff. They contribute over £1 million a day to the local economy, and their research has a global impact.
Directors UK is the single voice for British film and television directors, representing their creative, economic and contractual rights.
Just So is a hybrid creative and production agency working with premium and luxury brands, creating campaigns with cultural impact that move, entertain and stay with people.
Filmkontakt Nord is dedicated to the promotion of Nordic Shorts and documentaries internationally, strengthening the Nordic-international and professional network.
Bertha Dochouse is the UK’s very first dedicated documentary centre, aiming to celebrate the depth and breadth of the documentary form as well as nurturing and educating new filmmaking talent.
WorldView, a project of the Public Media Alliance, funds content development for global documentaries and multimedia.
An internationally renowned car rental company offering services in over 4,000 locations across 105 countries worldwide.
An international publishing company specialising in worldwide television and media business information.
Creative Access is looking for talented young people from Black, Asian and non-white minority ethnic backgrounds to fill paid internship places at many of the UK’s top media organisations.
Crossover is an international training organization dedicated to developing the production of crossmedia content and exploring the creative and commercial challenges of developing digital media.
The Documentary Filmmakers Group - DFG - is the national organisation working to promote documentary filmmaking talent and innovation in the UK.
DIAS_ is a digital design studio committed to positive change. They make digital goodness for like minded organisations and brands.
EYE is internationally acclaimed for its knowledge of and expertise in the field of film restoration, research, and education.
Festival Scope is the online platform for film professionals only, allowing programming of selected festivals around the world to be viewed online on demand.
The Goethe-Institut is the Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural institute, active worldwide, promoting the study of German abroad and encouraging international cultural exchange.
IMCINE is the decentralized public agency that promotes the development of the national film industry through production support, encouragement creators, industrial development and promotion, distribution, diffusion and dissemination of Mexican cinema.
Kickstarter is a new way to fund creative projects. Since launching in 2009, more than 3.9 million people have pledged over $576 million, funding more than 39,000 creative projects
Magic Lantern Film Club is a community pop-up cinema in Sheffield dedicated to showing good films in local community spaces and unusual places.
Off The Shelf is Sheffield's annual festival of words. It is one of the UK’s most popular and exciting events attracting some of the best known names in literature and the media.
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The Polish Cultural Institute is dedicated to nurturing and promoting cultural ties between the United Kingdom and Poland.
Scottish Documentary Institute is an internationally recognised documentary research centre based at Edinburgh College of Art/University of Edinburgh specialising in documentary training, production and distribution.
Site Gallery is Sheffield’s leading international contemporary art space, supporting artists specialising in moving image, new media and performance.
Originally founded by Robert Redford in the mountains of Sundance, Utah, Sundance Institute has always provided a space for independent artists to explore their stories free from commercial and political pressures.
A 501(c)(3) year-round nonprofit arts organization, TFI empowers filmmakers through grants and professional development, and is a resource for and supporter of individual artists in the field.
Über thinks its digital department may actually be made in binary. They eat, sleep and drink digital then regurgitate it into information the rest of us can understand.
Women in Film & TV (UK) is the leading membership organisation for women working in creative media in the UK, and part of an international network of over 10,000 women worldwide.