It distributes grants arising from funds raised for good causes by the National Lottery, and promotes and nurtures the film industry in Wales.

Established in 2006, Ffilm Cymru Wales's role is to develop the film sector in Wales, and maximise the economic, educational and cultural opportunities available through the medium.

Ffilm Cymru Wales supports authors, directors and producers in Wales by funding development and production work, through giving help to the industry and providing mentoring opportunities.

Ffilm Cymru Wales's goal is to bring film creators and audiences together to encourage more people to see more films in as many venues as possible. It also promotes the use of film in education and community regeneration, and produces educational resources with teachers to promote literacy and education in general.

In the short film below, Pauline Burt, Chief Executive of Ffilm Cymru Wales, talks about the agency's work.