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Funding Applications

Funding Applications are one of the hardest things for a writer, director or producer to get right. Even veterans of the film industry struggle to find exactly the right approach, tone and level of detail.


Having been involved in the succesful financing of over thirty short films, features and documentaries, Big Brain Films are able to offer a range of services from pre-screening funding applications to writing your funding application from scratch.

Script Development

With substantial experience of working with writers across a range of genres and formats, Big Brain Films can provide a bespoke package of script support options to suit your individual needs.


Big Brain Films have links with a number of global distributors and are fully able to work with you in regard to securing distribution for your finished work. We can also build your festival submission strategy to ensure the maximum exposure for your film.

Complete Service Provision

Some of the services we offer include:

• Casting of actors and extras

• Hiring of film crew

• Risk assessment and insurance arrangements

• Hair, costume and makeup 

• Location scouting and management

• Set building and production design

• Film equipment sourcing and hire

• Sourcing of transport for film productions

• Booking of flights and hotels for film crews and cast​

• Sound design, composition and foley work

• Visual Effects and Post-Production: (click HERE to see how our unique relationship with BA (Hons) Visual Effects and Post-Production at the University of Derby can benefit your production


Having mentored a number of award winning short and feature length films, Big Brain Films can provide your project with a support package that ensures your work is completed to the highest possible standard, within budget and on time. Advice can cover a range of subjects from scheduling, production design, cinematography, casting, crewing, technical support and post-production.

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