BFI British Film Instiute
BFI (British Film Institute)
21 Stephen Street
London W1T 1LN
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7255 1444
The British Film Institute was founded in 1933. They are a charity governed by a Royal Charter. Bloomsbury is the publisher of the British Film Institute’s renowned list of books on film. The books are for everyone passionate and engaged with the world of film and moving image culture - from students and scholars to industry practitioners and general film enthusiasts.
The British Film Institute 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 publishes Sight & Sound, the international film magazine published since 1932 that offers a unique insight into the very best of film culture, and the BFI Compendium series, which accompany the BFI blockbuster projects including Black Star and Thriller.
The BFI is 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.
*2018 Bloomsbury has been appointed as The British Film Institute’s publishing partner to develop and manage the BFI Publishing programme.