BFI National Lottery Short Form Animation Fund

Posted on May 24, 2024 by Samara Husbands

The BFI’s Short Form Animation Fund offers up to £120,000 for UK-based animators over 18

In conjunction with the National Lottery, the BFI’s Short Form Animation Fund provides financial support for animated short films of any technique or genre.

To be eligible, applicants must be over 18, based in the UK and seeking up to £120,000.

As part of the application, creatives must include their team’s contact information and professional bios as well as details of their proposed project, such as its content (submitted as a completed storyboard or script), production and financial plans, festival aims and marketing strategy. 

Applications will be assessed based on the projects’ creative ambitions, its potential to resonate with audiences, the team’s respective strengths, the project’s potential career impacts and the budget’s feasibility, among other criteria.

This feature was first published in the June 2024 issue of Definition.

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