Southern Exposure


Since 2005 Southern Exposure has:

  • produced 52 films
  • average grant per film is £2500
  • average match funding and support leveraged per project is £8000
  • average size of team applying is 3
  • average production crew size is 35
  • 41 interns taken from local higher education establishments since 2010 when the initiative began
  • in 2009, Southern Exposure inspired the founding of Southern Exposure PG, a junior version of the fund helping over 300 local young people make and market their short films
  • our films have been entered into over 60 festivals and won over 15 prizes
  • local, regional, national and international impact of the films including Oscar-qualifying festivals
  • a highly skilled, networked local community of emergent filmmakers has developed
  • clear routes into the industry have been achieved by past awardees, including: Channel 4 internships, NFTS applications, Coming Up participants, BBC Drama writing/directing commissions, Sky and National Geographic producing credits, advertising contracts and feature films

Page last updated: 29 October 2019