The BFI Film Academy residential programme delivered by the National Film and Television School (NFTS) is the first ever national residential of its kind.
The Academy is supported by the Department for Education in England and its partners are BAFTA, Creative Skillset and Pinewood Studios.
The residential programme is a unique and life-forming experience for the young people selected to attend. It’s an opportunity for participants to work with top industry professionals to make short films at the National Film and Television School. The programme includes a series of masterclasses with top auteur and commercial filmmakers, and the chance to learn a craft specialism.
The 2013 residential programme kicked off on 9 March at the NFTS in Beaconsfield. Fifty-four of the most promising young talents from across England met for the first time at the pre-residential session, which included a Masterclass with Director Edgar Wright. The residential culminated on 12 April, with the final showcase of films screened in NFT1 at BFI Southbank.
The 2012-13 residential Film Academy has now finished. Please check the website again soon for more information about the 2013-14 programme or contact Jen Sobol for more information.