Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival is a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity.

We are very grateful to the ongoing financial support of the following organisations:

  • Arts Council England
  • BFI
  • Northumberland County Council

In addition, the 2017 Festival could not have been realised without the generous financial support of:

  • Arch
  • The Community Foundation
  • Berwick Chamber of Trade
  • The Elephant Trust
  • Simpson’s Malt
  • Goethe Institute
  • Lithuanian Embassy
  • General Mills
  • Martins the Printers
  • Berwick Town Council
  • University of Derby
  • Northern Angels

Vital support is also received from the 2017 Festival Partners:

  • Northern Film & Media 
  • Berwick Visual Arts 
  • Berwick Literary Festival 
  • Berwick Bandits 
  • Film Hub North 
  • LUX 
  • VDB 
  • Electronic Arts Intermix
  • Berwick Film Society 
  • Berwick Autumn Festivals 
  • Lux Scotland 
  • North Star Centre
  • Beacon Hill Arts 
  • Berwick Youth Project 
  • Cinekid

2017 Venue Partners:

  • The Maltings
  • Berwick Civic Society
  • Berwick Preservation Trust
  • English Heritage
  • Berwick Brown Bear

In addition, BFMAF is extremely grateful to the team of volunteers who each year give their time to make the Festival possible.

As a charity, Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival relies on donations and sponsorship to bring our internationally significant programme of artists' moving image and new cinema to a broad audience. Please consider making a donation by contacting the Festival office on +44 (0) 1289 303 355 or emailing

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