A little bit about us
About the BFI
The BFI is the lead body for film in the UK with the ambition to create a flourishing film environment in which innovation, opportunity and creativity can thrive by:
- Connecting audiences to the widest choice of British and World cinema
- Preserving and restoring the most significant film collection in the world for today and future generations
- Championing emerging and world class film makers in the UK
- Investing in creative, distinctive and entertaining work
- Promoting British film and talent to the world
- Growing the next generation of film makers and audiences
The BFI is now a Government arm's-length body and distributor of Lottery funds for film. The BFI serves a public role which covers the cultural, creative and economic aspects of film in the UK. It delivers this role:
- As the UK-wide organisation for film, a charity core funded by Government
- By providing Lottery and Government funds for film across the UK
- By working with partners to advance the position of film in the UK
- Founded in 1933, the BFI is a registered charity governed by Royal Charter
The BFI Board of Governors is chaired by Greg Dyke.
A little bit about our partners
Ostmodern are digital product designers, video-on-demand specialists and film content experts. They work across web, desktop, mobile, tablet and TV to define and implement bespoke products and strategies. The key to their success is a highly flexible approach to project delivery, enabling the way they work to be uniquely tailored to their clients' needs. The results are collaborative and rewarding client relationships, leading to strategies that are proven to work and brilliant products that people want to use every day.
Ooyala delivers personalised video experiences across all screens and is a leader in online video management, publishing, analytics and monetisation. Ooyala's integrated suite of technologies and services gives content owners the power to expand audiences through deep insights that drive increased viewer engagement and revenue from video.