BFI Film Academy

AGED 16-19?
PASSIONATE ABOUT FILM?
WANT TO ATTEND A PRESTIGIOUS FILM-MAKING COURSE WITH HIGH LEVEL FILM INDUSTRY EXPERTS?

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BFI Academy

The British Film Institute is supporting talented young film-makers across the UK. VividEcho and CTVC are delivering the BFI Network course for central London and Hull and the Documentary Residential Academy. You can apply for both the Network and the Residential Course.

CENTRAL LONDON NETWORK COURSE:

  1. 12 workshops over evenings and weekends from October to December 2018.
  2. Master classes with high level industry experts including OSCAR nominees, executive producers, locations managers, high level marketing and sales experts, script writers, film critics and 3D experts from films such as World War Z and Fast and Furious 7.
  3. An introduction to film criticism
  4. Training and support in producing a short 3D film
  5. A screening of your film at a cinema in London.
  6. Help in finding new opportunities after the course.
  7. You can be interested in any aspect of film-making, including directing, producing, sound, lighting, editing etc.
  8. Completion of the Silver Arts award.

VENUE: CTVC, MacBeath House, 310 Goswell Road, London, EC1V 7LW

FEE: £25 however bursaries are available, we can also cover costs of travel and childcare if needed.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 30th September 2018

APPLICATION FORM LONDON

SCHEDULE INCLUDING COURSE DATES AND CONTENT

HULL NETWORK COURSE:

  1.  12 workshops over October-November 2018.
  2. Masterclasses with OSCAR nominees and winners including the writer of the Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and BAFTA winning animators.
  3. An introduction to film critcism
  4. Training to complete a short digital film and a short animation
  5. A screening of you film where you can invite friends and family.
  6. Help in finding new opportunities after the course.
  7. You can be interested in any aspect of film-making, including directing, producing, sound, lighting, editing etc.
  8. Completion of the Silver Arts award.

VENUE: Kardomah94, 94 Alfred Gelder Street, Hull, HU1 2AN

FEE: £25 however bursaries are available, we can also cover costs of travel and childcare if needed.

CLOSING DATE: 3rd October 2018

APPLICATION FORM HULL

SCHEDULE FOR HULL INCLUDING COURSE DATES AND CONTENT

DOCUMENTARY RESIDENTIAL ACADEMY

COURSE DETAILS:

  1.  An introductory residential weekend with practical training in sound, editing, lighting and editing plus master classes.
  2. A week-long course of practical documentary film-making, master classes and trips.
  3. Workshops, Q&A’s and master classes with Oscar and BAFTA winning documentary film-makers, producers, researchers, production managers and financing experts.
  4. Support in producing your own documentary.
  5. Screening of your documentary at a cinema in London.
  6. Becoming a BFI Alumni with opportunities for future work experience.

DATES:

Introductory residential weekend:                         January 19th and 20th 2019

Residential week:                                                        February 17th – 23rd 2019

ACCOMMODATION:

Debden House, Debden Green, Loughton, Essex IG10 2NZ. All meals will be provided here, at no additional cost. You will be sharing rooms with other participants of the same gender.

FEE:  

The course is means tested based on household income. Please contact bfifilmacademy@vividecho.co.uk for more information. If you are offered a place on the Film Academy and can’t afford the fee, our bursary scheme will help you. PLEASE DO NOT LET FEES DETER YOU. We also have travel bursaries.

DOCUMENTARY APPLICATION FORM

CLOSING DATE FOR DOCUMENTARY APPLICATIONS: December 3rd 5pm

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR ALL COURSES:

You must be aged between 16-19 at the start date of each course.

You must NOT be at university.

You must have a passion for film!

No formal educational qualifications are required.

 

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE EMAIL: bfifilmacademy@vividecho.co.uk.