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Creative Residency: March 2024

We are back with more residencies! If you are a UK-based writer, director or producer with caring responsibilities, and you’d like a week in a cottage in the Yorkshire Dales to get some focussed work [...]

RENT-A-BIFA!* (Because we’re broke)

Need a gorgeous award to look glam in your next social media post? Or want something extra-special for your office to impress Zoom callers? Or something in your loo to motivate you to JUST [...]

  • The image shows Raising Films founders Nicky Bentham, Jessica Levick and So Mayer, and Raising Films ambassadors Alice Lowe and Manjinder Virk, holding the BIFA Special Jury Award on the red carpet at the 24th British Independent Film Awards. Nicky is wearing an ankle-length floral patchwork dress, Jess is wearing a sequinned jacket and black dress, So is wearing a grey waistcoat with black shirt and trousers, Alice is wearing a floor-length red dress, and Manjinder is wearing a floor-length blue lace dress.

Raising Films Awarded BIFA’s Special Jury Prize

On Sunday 5 December, Raising Films attended the 24th British Independent Film Awards live at Old Billingsgate, where we were honoured to receive the Special Jury Prize. Awarded by the BIFA Main Jury, which [...]

How We Work Now – our report is live

This week, we publish our survey-based report How We Work Now, highlighting the urgent need for collective action addressing the issues faced by screen industries’ carers and parents, exacerbated by COVID-19 yet long pre-dating [...]


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Am I still a filmmaker?

Ahead of the (online) release of their latest work - AYOUNI - filmmaker Yasmin Fedda reflects on being an independent filmmaker and parent and shares ideas for how things should (and can) change to [...]


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