Paul Ashton in Film & TV

22/06/2015

BFI.NET.WORK Launches New Digital Platform Where Aspiring Filmmakers Can Showcase Their Work

BFI.Net.Work has launched a new digital platform to help discover and develop new writers, directors and producers. 

This brand new service, created by the UK-wide partnership of film funding organisations which includes Creative England, allows talent from anywhere in the UK to search for funding opportunities and introduce their work to NET.WORK partners and the wider industry. 

Developing new talent is the lifeblood of the industry and introducing talented up and coming filmmakers, no matter where they live, to industry professionals who can help take their filmmaking to the next stage, is crucial for building a vibrant and successful film culture and industry.   

Alongside funding opportunities, events and industry news, the BFI NET.WORK platform offers aspiring emerging filmmakers a unique opportunity to gain exposure for their short film or script by sharing samples of their work directly in the Postroom a space where NET.WORK and industry executives will actively seek out the most exciting and creative new film talent.

With an annual budget of £3 million of Lottery funding, the BFI NET.WORK sees the BFI work with national partners Creative England, Ffilm Cymru WalesFilm LondonNorthern Ireland ScreenScottish Film Talent Network in a joined-up network of experienced development teams supporting New and Emerging Talent – the NET in NET.WORK, with additional support from Creative Skillset, which supports skills and training across film and the creative industries.

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