BFI reveals £4.6m support package for UK film industry

Published on Apr 09, 2020

The re-purposed National Lottery funding will target specific areas of the sector including exhibitors, freelancers and producers.

The BFI has announced a programme of support worth £4.6m ($5.7m) to aid the UK film sector, which has been badly affected by the Covid-19 crisis.

The re-purposed National Lottery funding will target specific areas of the sector including exhibitors, freelancers and producers. It comprises:

£2m BFI film continuation fund

Up to £2m ($2.5m) will be made available to independent UK productions interrupted by Covid-19 to help cover unexpected production costs and ensure productions can resume production when practical.

£1.3m BFI Fan Covid-

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