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.
Chicken & Egg Pictures supports women non-fiction filmmakers, representing a range of diverse experiences and backgrounds, whose artful and innovative storytelling catalyzes social change.
The FilmLab: Palestine is a non-profit company that uses international models of public and private partnerships to effectively promote film art and film culture in Palestine.
The International Broadcasting Trust builds interest and support for global development on TV, on radio and online.
PBS America offers British audiences multi-award winning and globally respected series including NOVA, FRONTLINE, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE and PBS Newshour.
Experienced coaches working with leaders and teams to manage change, accelerate progress and harness the power of diversity to achieve outstanding organisational results.
Catalyst is a festival of creativity based in Sheffield consisting of exhibitions, public workshops, talks, conferences, performances, installations and a pop-up cinema.
Chile Doc works to promote the Chilean documentary and strengthening its marketing, inside and outside the country.
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.
Nordnorsk Filmsenter AS (NNFS) is a funding body and facilitator for filmmaking in Northern Norway. During the Tromso International Film Festival in January, they arrange the NORTH Pitch. They select 12 documentary projects for a producer meet producer set-up, a two-day workshop and a pitch with international decision makers.
The Grierson Trust is a registered charity that exists to promote documentary film making and to celebrate the work of John Grierson.
Directors UK is the single voice for British film and television directors, representing their creative, economic and contractual rights.
NERD TV is a television production company specialising in documentaries and factual formats that are daring, distinctive, deeply engaging and built to last.
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.
Fast Signs is the sign industry's leading franchise, where sign and graphic solutions are made simple.
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.
The Danish Film Institute is the national Danish agency responsible for supporting and encouraging film and cinema culture, and for conserving these in the national interest.
The Documentary Filmmakers Group - DFG - is the national organisation working to promote documentary filmmaking talent and innovation in the UK.
EYE is internationally acclaimed for its knowledge of and expertise in the field of film restoration, research, and education.
The Finnish Film Foundation supports and promotes the Finnish film industry by funding professional film production and the exhibition and distribution of films.
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.
The Institut Français du Royaume-Uni also known as Institut français UK is the premier cultural institute representing France in the United Kingdom.
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.
Showroom Workstation is a unique organisation in the UK. Crossing from public engagement through its film programme through to working within the film industry as a partner in the BFI Film Audience Network, it also provides a home for many of Sheffield's Creative and Digital businesses.
Site Gallery is Sheffield’s leading international contemporary art space, supporting artists specialising in moving image, new media and performance.
The Swedish Film Institute was founded in 1963 to support and develop the Swedish film industry. The institute is housed in the Filmhuset building located in Gärdet, Östermalm in Stockholm.
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.
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.