Film Academy – for young aspiring filmmakers
Developing the next generation of filmmaking talent....
APPLICATIONS for October 2020 OPEN NOW!
We are looking for passionate and committed young people who have a love of film. You don't have to be currently studying media to apply.
BFI Film Academy is a 7 day programme*, where participants aged 16 - 19 years will get the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of filmmaking through a series of workshops and masterclasses, in which they will get the chance to learn from, and work with, leading industry professionals through our BFI Film Academy programme.
*Two full days, all others 10am-1pm or 2pm-5pm
We encourage BAME, LGBTQIA+, disabled persons as well as those from lower socio-economic backgrounds to apply.
Although many aspects on this Academy will be delivered online by experienced tutors and filmmakers, industry-standard measures have been put in place to ensure participants receive hands-on experience with equipment, as well as a full day of on-set filmmaking.
We will do everything we can to help you out with digital access, so if you don't have access to the internet or a suitable device please still apply!
To ensure social distancing measures are adhered to we will be accepting ten participants onto this course and for practical activity dividing you into two groups of five.