BFI Doc Society: South East


Presented in partnership with Screen South, BFI NETWORK Film Hub South East

Tuesday 17th September 2019

What's it all about?


Presented in partnership with Screen South, BFI NETWORK Film Hub South East. 

South East dwelling documentary filmmakers convene! BFI Doc Society is the delegate partner for the BFI National Lottery funds for UK documentary film. We invite new and emerging creative filmmaking talent, established filmmakers and diverse voices to join us to explore the landscape for non-fiction film across the UK. We will be diving into the detail on Doc Society and how we work with filmmakers, sharing news on the BFI Doc Society Fund, showcasing inspiring creative documentary shorts and features, excavating commissioning opportunities and hosting an afternoon of 1-2-1 doc surgeries and networking.

Financial Support to attend 

If you live anywhere in the South East region and you require financial support to attend this event, BFI Doc Society has a limited amount of bursaries available to support costs of attending the event. Bursaries are limited and we prioritise applications that support BFI Diversity Standards. To enquire about bursary support to attend this event, contact:

Who is it for?

This is a free and inclusive event hosted by the BFI Doc Society fund team, offering informative sessions and networking for anyone who has or is thinking about making documentary films, whatever their background. The aim is to create more connectivity in the UK documentary sector,  to explore and showcase the opportunities available and to hear from you and about your stories. 

So whether you’re a doc-maker, doc-lover or simply doc-curious, Doc Society invite you to join the community as the embrace a new vision for documentary film.

How to register?


Tuesday 17th September 2019
9.30am (Registration) 10.00am - 6.00pm


Depot, Lewes
(Pinwell Rd, Lewes BN7 2JS)

For more information on the BFI Doc Society Fund

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