Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 2020


Our Call for Entries has now closed. Thanks to all who entered, we will let you know about the selection status of your film by the 9th of August.

An don’t forget that event recordings, essays, and podcasts from the 16th edition are still accessible on our website for you to enjoy!

Privacy Policy

This is a Privacy Notice for users of Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival Website, Mailing List and references separate notices for users and visitors to Filmchief, BFMAF’s online submissions and accreditation management system.

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival collects data in line with the Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR.

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival is a Data Controller, but works with a number of third party Data Processors, including Mailchimp and Filmchief.


BFMAF uses Google Analytics to collect statistical information about its website users. This information is anonymous and can not be traced to specific users.

Please see Cookies for information on how BFMAF’s website uses Cookies.

Mailing List

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival manages a mailing list, which we use to share Festival news and opportunities with mailing list subscribers.

The mailing list is managed by Mailchimp, and all personal data submitted by subscribers is stored in Mailchimp.

BFMAF will use the information that mailing list subscribers give us to send information about BFMAF’s events, activities and opportunities.

Data supplied when signing up to BFMAF’s mailing list will not be shared with third parties.

If you would like to be removed from BFMAF’s mailing list, then you can unsubscribe using the button at the end of every Newsletter we send. You can also email us at to request to be removed from our mailing list.

The legal basis under which we hold this data is consent.


BFMAF collects data from artists, filmmakers and other people via its online Submissions and Accreditation Management System called Filmchief.

Separate privacy notices covering use of this system can be found here:

For Filmchief users:
For festival guests with an external account: