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International Scholarships

What are International Scholarships for film professionals?

International Scholarships are funding for training grants of up to £5,000 for experienced producers, writers and directors and mid-level to senior executives working in the film business (sales, distribution and exhibition) to attend intensive and high-level developmental programmes in the UK or overseas, which target international participation and encourage international collaboration.

Who can apply?

Nicole Carmen Davies

You can apply if you are an experienced producer, writer or director, who can demonstrate proven high-level professional experience in film or documentary or if you are mid-level or senior film business professional working in sales, distribution or exhibition. Please see guidelines for full details.

Read about the experience of independent Film Producer Nicole Carmen-Davies who received an International Scholarship in 2012 to attend the renowned Trans Atlantic Partners to further her knowledge of international co-production.

How to apply

  • Download the International Scholarships guidelines (PDF, 0.1 MB)
  • Read the guidelines to find out more about what you can apply for and how to submit your application.

    It is vital that you read the guidelines before starting your application. Your application will not be successful if you do not demonstrate that you meet all the criteria.

    This is a year-long funding programme with a rolling deadline. However, there is a high demand for our grants and funding is limited; once the total fund has been awarded, the programme will close for this financial year, which may be before this date.

    **Please note that our International Scholarships for creative professionals is now closed. Please keep in touch to find out when the next round are open.**

    Contact us

    For further information or advice, please contact Creative Skillset's Fund Team on:

    e: fund@creativeskillset.org
    t: 020 7713 9800


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