Factual Short Film Commissioning - January 2021

Have some experience of filmmaking? Want to make your own short film? Read on!

We want stories which reflect the richness and diversity of BSL and Deaf Culture.

Applications are now open for production funding for 5-minute factual short films.


Who can submit a proposal?

The short film funding is aimed at emerging Deaf talent with some experience of short film making as an actor or in an editorial, production or technical craft role.  The applicant must work with a professional partner* who can manage the production.

* a professional partner could be an independent company or an experienced freelance programme/filmmaker.

How to apply:

•    If you are interested in applying, please email commissioning@bslbt.co.uk for more information and an application form.  You can also download an application form here, but please DO NOT send ideas at this point.

•      Between 21st January and 12th March, you can contact our Executive Producers to discuss ideas.

•    The closing date for completed applications is midday on Monday, 22nd March 2021.


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