News
Top News

BFI Appoints Mia Bays as Director of Film Fund

BFI Appoints Mia Bays as Director of Film Fund

The BFI has appointed Mia Bays as the new director of its Film Fund.

Joining for an initial three-year term, Bays will lead the strategic and cultural direction of the BFI’s investment of National Lottery funds into supporting U.K. feature film production. At approximately £30 million a year, it is the largest public fund in the UK for film and filmmakers, as well as new and emerging talent through BFI Network.

Bays is currently director-at-large for Birds’ Eye View, a U.K. charity that centres the female perspective in film and campaigns for gender equality in the industry. She will remain in a consultancy role with Birds’ Eye View and intends to return there at the end of her three-year contract with the BFI Film Fund.

Bays will take up her new role in October, based between London and Nottingham.

“I mark 30 years in film this year. What a

See full article on Variety