Following a decade of radical growth and seven acclaimed festivals, Birds Eye View will not be running a film festival in 2012, but will instead be working towards a sustainable plan for 2013 and beyond.
Over the past few years, the UK Film Council supported the Birds Eye View Film Festival through their Film Festivals Fund and Diversity Grant in Aid. Since the closure of the Film Council, funds have transferred to the BFI. As yet, there is no provision for either Festivals or Diversity, leaving BEV with a 90% drop in public funds. Read the full story