We help to grow and retain the creative talent base in Somerset. We aim to do this through a range of resources, activities, collaboration opportunities and development initiatives including:
Bursary Placements – extended work experience opportunity.
Courses – Industry–led programme of skills and creative development training.
Distribution - Reel Somerset – distributing short films by local filmmakers to over 150 film societies and not for profit cinemas in the South West.
Employment – we work with a board base of freelance talent.
Ignite Somerset - passing on digital skills to artists, supported by Arts Council England.
InspirED Somerset – subscription-based education network for schools and education settings in Somerset.
Junctions – Informal networking events held across the county.
JUMPcuts – training and production partnership making high quality media with and for adults with learning difficulties.
In addition for 16 – 19 years olds we currently offer:
Art Academy – passing on digital skills to artists of the future.
BFI Film Academy – developing the next generation of filmmaking talent.