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UCL now has access to BFI Player

By Sarah Gilmore, on 5 April 2023

UCL now has access to BFI Player. UCL has access to 100s of exceptional films handpicked by the BFI and available to watch anytime. Stream new, cult and classic films – instant access to exceptional movies hand-picked for you by people with a passion for cinema.

 To set up access to your BFI Player subscription follow these steps: 

  • Go to https://player.bfi.org.uk/academic/subscribe and create an account OR sign in if you already have one by selecting ‘Already have an account? Sign in’
  • Select University College London from the dropdown list
  • Login using your UCL username and password

Make sure you tick the box ‘I’d like to receive the BFI Player newsletter’ for exclusive competitions, watchlists and other BFI opportunities via email. 

Please note:

  • Once you’ve set up your subscription, you can login on BFI Player for the remainder of this academic year. You don’t need to use the subscribe link
  • BFI Player is unavailable outside the UK
  • To be used by UCL students and staff for academic purposes only
  • Rentals and festival events are not included in the subscription offer

Please send feedback on this resource to your subject librarian.


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