Funders & Partners

Image: ICO Screening Days Wales, 2014 at Chapter (Cardiff)
Image: ICO Screening Days Wales, 2014 at Chapter (Cardiff)


As part of the BFI FAN (Film Audience Network), Film Hub Wales are supported by funders and partners across Wales and the UK.


BFI (British Film Institute)

The BFI exists to promote greater understanding and appreciation of, and access to, film and moving image culture in the UK.


Strategic Partners




BFI NET.WORK is a nationwide collaboration to develop filmmaking talent. They help new writers, directors and producers on the way to their first feature.

ICO (Independent Cinema Office)

The national organisation for the development and support of independent film exhibition in the UK.

Why go to them?

If you need help with programming, want to book their films or want to take part in one of the many courses and events they run annually. Their website is also a handy resource for licensing and how to set up a cinema. 

Cinema For All

The national support and development organisation for community-led cinema: community cinemas, film clubs and societies.

Why go to them?

If you’re a new society looking for set up advice or you would like to join their booking scheme.



Into Film

Into Film is a film education charity that puts film at the heart of the educational and personal development of children and young people aged 5-19 across the UK. 

Why go to them? 

If you want to get in contact with your local schools film club, or if you don’t have one and are interested to see if they can build links nearby. If you would like to host something for teachers or schools at your venue, or participate in the Into Film Festival by offering a free school screening. To find out more about how Into Film could help FAN members click here



Ffilm Cymru Wales

Established in 2006 and formerly known as the Film Agency Wales, they have a remit to help to develop the film sector in Wales and maximise the economic, educational and cultural benefits of film. 

Why go to them?

If you’re a filmmaker and want to explore support for a Welsh film project, if you’re a festival or venue looking for audience development funding, or if you’re a film education practitioner looking to make films with young people, or create educational resources/educational film projects. 


Wales Screen

Wales Screen encourages film and television productions to use locations, crew and facilities throughout Wales. Part of the Welsh Government’s Creative Industries Sector team, Wales Screen assists productions on a practical basis, ensuring that their spend within the Welsh economy is maximised.



Moviola provide a programming advice and film booking service for some 250 venues right across the UK.

Why go to them? 

To choose from their catalogue of films, to seek advice on programming and booking and to borrow kit if in the right area. 

Arts Alive/Flicks In The Sticks

Arts Alive/Flicks In The Sticks work with over 130 different venues (any suitable local space that can show film, from churches to village halls) across Shropshire, Herefordshire and Mid-Wales.

Why go to them?

To choose from their catalogue of films, to seek advice on programming and booking and to borrow kit if in the right area. 


The National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales, home to a comprehensive and unequalled collection of films, television programmes, videos, sound recordings and music relating to Wales and the Welsh.

Arts Council Wales

Arts Council Wales is the country's funding and development organsiation for the arts.

British Council

British Council Wales brings the best of international education and arts to Wales and helps Welsh students, teachers, artists and others connect professionally with people around the world. 

Bigger Picture Research

Delivering quantitative and qualitative research, project evaluation, training and strategic and business planning advice.

University of South Wales 

With more than 31,000 students from 122 countries, the university is the 6th largest university in the UK and the largest in Wales.


Cadw is the Welsh Government's historic environment service working for an accessible and well-protected historic environment for Wales.

WNO (Welsh National Opera)

Welsh National Opera transforms lives through the power of opera. They do this with award winning performances of fully staged opera and concerts which combine a sense of adventure with the highest possible quality. Beyond the theatre, WNO connects with people through community and education work and digital projects.