Following last year’s very successful BFI Film Academy where BOA students took part and made some excellent films.

The BFI Film Academy is coming to Birmingham held mainly over the October half term 26-30 October based at MAC Birmingham working with some of the regions top film makers and companies. There are bursaries available to cover fees and there are travel/support costs covered too!

We are looking for committed, talented young people between the age of 16 and 19 to be a part of this amazing opportunity delivered by The Company in partnership with mac-birmingham & Yamination Studios.  If your looking for a career in the industry this is for you!

As a BFI Film Academy participant you will get to work with film makers and take part in a series of master classes with award winning industry professionals, hear their top tips on how to get into and succeed in the film industry, get practice in developing and pitching your ideas and produce your own work.  You’ll discuss films from around the world and learn more about distribution, film-festivals and programming. All this and a chance to gain a Silver Arts Award (Level 2)!
The deadline for applications is 2 October noon …. See http://thecompanyltd.co.uk/bfi-film-academy/    FOR MORE INFO AND INFORMATION PACK or See info on the BFI website : http://www.bfi.org.uk/education-research/5-19-film-education-scheme-2013-2017/bfi-film-academy-scheme/bfi-film-academy-uk-network-programme