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Speed Meetings: The YACF and BFI Certification

Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 17:00 - 18:00

The Workstation (Mezzanine)

Everything you wanted to know about certification, tax relief, and the Young Audiences Content Fund but were too embarrassed to ask!

Teams from the BFI Certification Unit and the Fund will be here to answer questions about using these wonderful funding opportunities for your production.

The Doctors will see you now…

Jackie Edwards – Head of the Fund General fund enquiries, but am mostly just decorative.

Aisha Jan – Administrator Aisha is the first point of evaluation – want to know if your project fits the criteria for the Fund?  She can also tell you about all the evaluation and awards process.

Chandan Shergill –Coordinator What things do I need to support my application – Chandan can tell you how to be prepared!  She can also tell you about the evaluation and awards process.

John Knowles – Production Executive John does a deep analysis of projects submitted for production support – what does he look for?  What makes for a good submission, and what could your project fall foul of?

Harriet Williams – Development Executive Harriet does a deep analysis of projects submitted for development support – what does she look for?  What makes for a good submission, and what could your project fall foul of?

Gill Biddle – Project Manager Gill can answer your questions on process, paperwork, budgets, schedules etc.

Hesham Sabry – Business Affairs Executive Terms and Conditions, contracting process etc.

More info on all here

PLUS Andy Wright and Christopher Halliday for all of your tax credit certification needs! Andy and Chris will be on hand to answer any questions on qualifying for the creative industry tax reliefs for film, high-end TV, children’s TV, animation programmes and video games. They can talk through certifying your project as British via the cultural test or official co-production; what you need to supply and how the process works, as well as the criteria for accessing the reliefs.

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