MAKE IT IN BIRMINGHAM

Celebrating and supporting filmmaking gtalent Welcome to Birmingham!
 
The Birmingham Film Festival is a 10-day international film celebration showcasing professional and independent films of all genres, styles, budgets and topics from around the world.

The best films will be nominated for a range of awards and those nominees will be screened over
the festival weekend.

 
Our Grand Jury will pick the best in each category and winners will be awarded at
The Awards Gala at the end of the week.

Running from November 19th - 28th the festival will also include seminars, Q&As and workshops from
top level industry experts and professionals, most of which are free to attend as are all film screenings.

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Celebrating and supporting filmmaking gtalent The heart of any festival is of course the films and we show over 200 of them.
With 350 seats available and screenings free to attend, there is now where better to be!

Celebrating and supporting filmmaking gtalent We have a range of awards given to the films considered best in various categories. We celebrate every aspect of film and screen production. Our committee selects the films to show and our Grand Jury pick the winners which we announce at our Awards Gala.

At the Awards Gala you can join us as we celebrate the amazing work and films from the festival. A great way to end a great week!

Celebrating and supporting filmmaking gtalent Celebrating and supporting filmmaking gtalent The BFM is a marketplace event that provides opportunities for Midlands based filmmakers and investment and distribution bodies to connect and close production deals.
 
Completed films, films in development or production stage, as well as film concepts - we want to give more stories the chance to be told in their best way possible.

Celebrating and supporting filmmaking gtalent Giving audience and delegates a chance to gain an insight into film and media production.
Here's your chance to ask the burnign questions you have to the people in the know.

Celebrating and supporting filmmaking gtalent We have a host of seminars and lectures on offer from a range of industry experts.
Our delegates are given access to a wealth of knowledge and oportunity.

Celebrating and supporting filmmaking gtalent Learn essential film and media skills from industry professionals across a range of subjects. Gain the knowledge and experience to further your career. Many of these workshops are free.

Celebrating and supporting filmmaking gtalent An opportunity to meet and interact with a wide range of film and media industry professionals.
A fun and informal social enviroment but with plenty to get excited about.

Celebrating and supporting filmmaking gtalent Millennium Point  Curzon Street, Birmingham, B4 7XG
The impressive 350 seater auditorium has been our home for screening and addiitonal events since 2018.

The Grand Hotel  Colmore Row, Birmingham, B3 2BS
The recently refurbished and now reopened iconic luxury hotel in the heart of the city is home to both the Film Market and Awards Gala for 2021.