BFI Shorts Programme open for applications

Posted on 10 February 2012

BFI Shorts 2012 is an exciting new short film production scheme which will support up to 20 live-action fiction projects, with budgets ranging from £25,000 to £50,000.They are on the look out for a diverse range of films that tell compelling stories and have the ability to engage, inspire and entertain audiences.

Lighthouse is now accepting applications from directors, writers and producers. If you are interested in applying, please read their Guidelines for Applicants and FAQ for further information about the application and selection process.

The deadline for applications is 5pm, Friday 23 March 2012.

BFI Shorts 2012 forms part of the BFI’s commitment to supporting emerging filmmaking talent and providing opportunities for filmmakers to demonstrate their potential to create feature films. The BFI is the lead body for film in the UK with responsibility for championing emerging and world-class filmmakers.

Lighthouse has been appointed as the management company for BFI Shorts 2012 and is running this call for applications. Programme Producer, Emily Kyriakides, is working in partnership with producer Nicky Bentham of Neon Films and development producer Becca Ellson to oversee the selection and executive production of the films.

BFI Shorts Programme open for applications