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BFI Academy 2023 - Apply Now!

Are you aged 16-19, passionate about film and keen to find out more about working in the film industry?  The BFI Film Academy Short Course could be just for you. 

BFI Film Academy Short Courses offer an introductory hands-on filmmaking experience to build knowledge and skills and show the different pathways into the industry. Supported by BFI, Screen Scotland and the National Lottery.   

Date added: 08/08/2023

BFI Academy 2023

Please note -  Applications for the BFI Acadamy 2023 have now closed.

Date added: 08/08/2023

BFI Academy 2023 - Apply Now!

Applications are open for the Aberdeen BFI Film Academy which will run from September 2023 to January 2024. If you are aged 16-19 years old and are interested in film or want to explore a career in film, then this is the perfect course for you.  

Date added: 04/08/2022

Community TV Workshops: We Need You!

After a long delay due to the pandemic, we’re excited to be running our first set of Community TV Workshops at shmu!

We want members of the local community to join us for introductory workshops where participants can get hands-on experience with our film and TV kit, take part in ideas and development discussions and work with our team to help shape an exciting new platform – shmuTV!

Date added: 19/11/2021

Moving Image Arts: AS Level Film Course 2021/22

Shmu are once again delivering the AS Level Moving Image Arts course for the 21/22 academic year. MIA is an Applied Subject that examines the history, techniques and creative impact of film, while offering the knowledge and skills to enable students to make their own films. 

Date added: 13/07/2021

Applications now closed for BFI Film Academy

Update: Applications now closed

Applications are now open for the seventh Aberdeen BFI Film Academy which will run from September to December 2021.

Date added: 10/09/2020

Moving Image Arts: AS Level Film Course

Shmu will once again deliver the AS Level Moving Image Arts course for the 20/21 academic year.

Date added: 05/08/2020

BFI Academy 2020 - Apply Now!

There are still a few spaces left for this year’s Aberdeen BFI Film Academy and applicants are encouraged to get an application in by Sunday 4th October if they’d like to be considered for a place on this popular course.  

Date added: 04/08/2020

Shmu to launch Community TV platform

Shmu will soon realise a long-held ambition of establishing a Community TV platform. 

The project will offer residents in our target communities a new opportunity to express themselves about issues that they feel passionately about, and share them through live TV broadcasts.

Date added: 04/05/2020

BFI Film Academy 2019 - Apply Now!

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

Applications are now open for our next BFI Film Academy in Aberdeen.  The course if open to young people aged 16-19 living in the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire area.

Date added: 29/08/2019