Why you're doing more for the British film industry than Colin Firth*
From backing brilliant British blockbusters like The King's Speech to helping over 40,000 young people get involved in film…Find out how you're playing a starring role in supporting the UK's film industry.
*Although we do think Colin Firth is pretty amazing too.
Funding began in 1994
10,000 films being digitised for public access online
14 lottery-funded films have gone on to win Oscars®
2,377 places at BFI Film Academy for the next generation*
And the winner is...
- The King's Speech Best British Film (2011)
- Gosford Park Best British Film (2002)
- The Last King of Scotland Best British Film (2007)
- Billy Elliot Best British Film (2001)
11,000film clubs in schools across the UK
13,366 grants to UK film projects
*The UK-wide BFI Film Academy is also funded by the Department for Education in England, Creative Scotland and Northern Ireland Screen.