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 modern university with a long and proud history, dating from the opening of two 19th century schools which would later become the foundations for Sheffield Polytechnic.
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.
A leading provider of digital media worldwide, creating and distributing a range of assets that help communicators around the globe tell their stories.
ITN Source is the gateway to an incredible source of inspirational and iconic creative moving imagery captured over three centuries.
The Royal Film Commission - Jordan (RFC) was established with a vision to develop an internationally competitive Jordanian film industry.
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.
Ravensbourne is an innovative, industry-focused university sector college, specifying in digital media and design.
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 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.
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.
Catalyst is a festival of creativity based in Sheffield consisting of exhibitions, public workshops, talks, conferences, performances, installations and a pop-up cinema.
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.
The Grierson Trust is a registered charity that exists to promote documentary film making and to celebrate the work of John Grierson.
Schedule 2 provide a secure post production and technical service to producers, sales companies and film distributors alike.
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.
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.
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
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.
X8 is a European based agency that helps businesses and organisations express their value through digital and interactive experiences.
DIAS_ is a digital design studio committed to positive change. They make digital goodness for like minded organisations and brands.
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.
Festival Scope is the online platform for film professionals only, allowing programming of selected festivals around the world to be viewed online on demand.
Magic Lantern Film Club is a community pop-up cinema in Sheffield dedicated to showing good films in local community spaces and unusual places.
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.
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.
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 Norwegian Film Institute (NFI) operates under the auspices of The Royal Norwegian Ministry for Culture and is the government’s civil executive body for the film sector and its advisor in questions of film policy.
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.