27th Jul '18

BFI Film Academy 2018

Do you know of any young people aged 16-19 that are interested in film, art, acting, photography, music, business, sound tech, writing etc?

If so, the BFI Film Academy course for 16 – 19 year olds is taking place at Pinewood and Shepperton Studios which may be of interest to them.


What is the BFI Film Academy?

The BFI Film Academy course covers every area of the filmmaking process, enabling young people aged 16-19 to gain an NCFE qualification in Working in the Film Industry. As well as developing their commercial and cultural knowledge and skills needed to help make a career in film a reality. After completing the course, young people will have the chance to gain support and progress onto a range of ongoing filmmaking opportunities.


The course is run at Pinewood and Shepperton Studios and there is a nominal charge of £25 – HOWEVER they offer full bursaries (free places) and travel support to those that meet the eligibility criteria. Each place is worth in excess of £2000 and the programme is run inside each of the studios. 


They would be happy to run free taster workshops, set up stands, pop by and meet individuals and/or receive direct referrals for any young people aged 16-19. 


The dates the course will be running are:

•Shepperton Studios – Every Day, 22nd to 26th October 2018 (October Half Term) 

•Pinewood Studios –  Saturdays, 5th January to 9th February 2019


Applications can be downloaded from: www.resource-productions.co.uk/youth