Strand 2 Applications


If you are applying for a Strand 2 project under the Audience Development Scheme:

Please complete the two following templates as your supporting documents:

Budget Template

Expected Outcomes

Once you have completed these please fill in the Strand 2 Application form (at the end of which you will upload your supporting documents):

Strand 2 Application Form


Criteria for Strand 2 Applications
Strand 2: Projects from £1,000 – £3,000

Support for mid-scale projects with richer activities; to include activity as described in Strand 1 but should also give consideration to the BFI Focus areas (Young People, Diversity, Heritage and Marketing) and demonstrate a greater scale in terms of reach, breadth and depth. The target is that at least 25% of the audiences attending these events will be new to the venue.

Activity could include:

  • The creation of specific screening programmes with relevant CINEMA+ activities for diverse communities or hard to reach audiences e.g. BAME and LGBTQ groups or those with specific needs (such as subtitled screenings and audio described screenings.
  • Partnership working between members and with other organisations in relation to co- development and co-delivery
  • New and challenging programming and CINEMA+ activities that are developmental and have potential for longer term sustainability
  • New marketing initiatives including social media campaigns that target specific new and/or expanded audiences
  • Pop-up and temporary screenings with reach, impact and legacy
  • Pilot projects designed to test potential for a Strand 3 application
  • Projects that take place in areas where there is low exhibition provision

If you have any questions regarding you application, please don’t hesitate to contact us:

Phone: 01273 643119