This is the BFI NET.WORK

Discovering, developing
and funding new and
emerging filmmakers


For new and emerging writers, directors or producers, to assist with shorts and feature film development

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Share your completed short film or script with industry executives to gain exposure and make connections

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With £3 million in annual funding from the National Lottery, NET.WORK is a partnership with film agencies across the UK

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The first film might be your only one so you have to love it. There’s no money in it, you spend at least two years of your life on it and then you go on the road to sell it. Your first film is a labour of love so you have to really want to do it.

Yann Demange on his first feature '71 (2014)