BFI DOC SOCIETY FUND WEBINAR

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BFI DOC SOCIETY FUND WEBINAR

TUESDAY 29 JANUARY 2019

13:00 - 14:00 [GMT]

Dial-in details will be emailed to you following registration

Thinking about applying to the BFI Doc Society Fund? Got some questions? Need a steer?

Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! The BFI Doc Society team are on hand and online, looking forward to speaking with you, whatever stage you are at with a project. Get tips on how to apply, how the team evaluate submissions and what to expect once you’ve submitted a project.

We will be covering the following, but this is an interactive webinar so come prepared with your questions!

  • Who's in the Room? - get to know the BFI Doc Society Fund team
  • Fund Overview: criteria, timelines, the vision
  • Application Process: dos, don'ts, tips
  • Evaluation and Decisions: How does the team evaluate projects?
  • What happens if you're selected? Contracts, production process, timelines, legals
  • Support Programme: regional events, resources and other activities

About the BFI Doc Society Fund

Doc Society has been awarded up to £1m of National Lottery funds a year to provide funding for UK documentary films, along with a dedicated support programme for new and emerging filmmakers as part of BFI NETWORK. Working in partnership with the BFI, Doc Society will have a strong focus on deepening regional and national opportunities to enable talent UK-wide to tell transformational stories that maximise the potential of the genre. It will also employ a creative approach to reaching audiences that will reflect the rapidly evolving distribution space.

More info and to apply here.

Fund Guidelines: here

Feature Fund Open: Monday 21st January 2019

Feature Fund Deadline: Thursday 14th February 2019

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