BFI Film Academy 2018 - Apply Now!

Aged 16-19? Passionate about film? Want to work in the film industry?
Building on the success of the last four years, Station House Media Unit (shmu) is once again working in partnership with the British Film Institute (BFI), Creative Scotland, North East Scotland College and the Belmont Fimhouse to deliver Aberdeen’s fifth BFI Film Academy course - and recruitment is now open.
This prestigious course is targeted at young people (16-19yrs) from Aberdeen or Aberdeenshire, who have a passion for film-making and are interested in developing the skills that will help them work towards a career in the industry.
The course, made possible with an investment of £17,000 from the BFI, will run weekly from October 2018 until January 2019. The course will include Masterclasses from a range of industry professionals and the participants will produce two short films; from pitching ideas and writing the script, to shooting and editing the film. The project will culminate with a screening of the films at the Belmont Filmhouse.
The deadline for applying for the course is Friday 21st September 2018, although we would encourage those who are interested to apply as early as possible.
To apply, or for more information on the course, click here.
If you are interested in finding out more about the course, please contact us directly for more information:
Email –
Phone – 01224 515013
Please note that you must be available to attend an intensive week (22nd - 26th October) and all the weekly sessions between November 2018 and February 2019.
Check out the films made by the 2017 group below: