BFI Film Academy 2017 - Apply Now!

Aged 16-19? Passionate about film? Want to work in the film industry?

Applications are open for the fourth Aberdeen BFI Film Academy course, which runs from September 2017 until February 2018. Funded by the BFI and Creative Scotland and working in partnership with NESCOL and the Belmont Filmhouse, the prestigious course will include masterclasses from a range of professionals, culminating in the production of two short films. Participants are expected to commit to weekly sessions and occasional training and filming over weekends.

As a student of the Aberdeen BFI Film Academy you will;

- explore your own creativity and passions in a supportive and dynamic environment

- watch a range of cinema from British Independent to specialised films

- gain invaluable experience working alongside industry professionals who are respected practitioners in their field

- get hands-on filmmaking experience which will help you to devlop practical knowledge and skills

- work on the production of a short film

Once you have completed the course, you will become part of the growing BFI Film Academy alumni network with access to events such as BAFTA career talks. You can also apply for one of BFI's seven intensive residential programmes taking place throughout the UK.

How to take part

If you are interested in finding out more about the course please contact us directly for more information.

email - bfi@shmu.org.uk

or phone the office on 01224 515013

If you'd like to apply, then download the application form below and follow the instructions.

The closing date for applications is Friday 1st September 2017.

We really look forward to hearing from you.

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