The BFI Film Academy Short Courses offer the chance to make your own films, learn from filmmaking professionals and grow your creative network.
Applications for the 2023 BFI Film Academy Bristol are open. Find out more and apply here.
Applications close on Sunday 17th September at 11.30pm
Check out the BFI Film Academy website for more information on other courses.
If you have an enquiry, please email the team on firstname.lastname@example.org.
More about the UK-wide BFI Film Academy Programme
Open to young people from anywhere in the UK and from any background, the BFI Film Academy offers a real chance for talented 16-19-year-olds to be part of our future film industry. Take a look at the UK Network page for more information and films.
Film Academy funding partners include the Department for Education in England, the National Lottery, Creative Scotland and Northern Ireland. Strategic partners include BAFTA, Pinewood Studios and Creative Skillset, helping to ensure the Academy is a gold standard film industry-focused educational programme.
Here is a selection of the work produced in previous BFI Film Academies in Bristol
Skate About: a skateboarding documentary
In Skate About we meet Ned and Oli, two skaters 7 years apart in age, who share their experiences being part of the skating community.
Exulansis: a short film about grief and resilience
Exulansis is a documentary about a young woman’s experiences with grief. Although it’s quite a hard subject we want people to feel calmed and moved after watching the film.