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Next year’s BFI Future Film Festival will run between 15 and 18 February 2024

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Online programme

Not sure where to start with your career in the screen industries? Watch our online events.

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Full 2023 programme

Discover all the highlights from this year’s festival including film screenings, industry events and festival awards.

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About the festival

We can’t wait for the 17th edition of the festival. The 2024 festival will again take place during half term, between 15 and 18 February.

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BFI Film Academy

BFI Future Film Festival is presented by the BFI Film Academy team, who run events all year round to help young people break into the screen industries.

We’re dedicated to providing young people with as many opportunities as possible, whether through courses, curatorial positions or traineeships.

We love to hear from our audiences, so if you have any feedback, ideas or just want to say hi, please email us at