BFI Film Academy – UK Network Programme

This exciting programme will offer hands-on filmmaking courses, aimed at developing your knowledge and skills and encouraging your special interests.

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Running between October 2013 and February half-term 2014, courses provide at least 40 hours of training through regular evenings and/or weekends.

Arts Award accreditation for participants will be offered by course providers as part the UK Network Programme courses.

Course cost: £25

If you are unable to pay the full course fee, don’t let this discourage you from applying. Contact the course provider, as costs may be waived.

How to apply

The BFI Film Academy is run through a network of partners across the UK. You can find the list of course providers below. Check out their websites for more detailed information about specific course dates and how to apply.

Map of BFI Film Academy – UK Network Programme course providers

Click on each location for more information

Deadlines for applications may vary by course provider so please make sure you read the dates indicated on their websites.

Course providers – UK Network Programme

Partner Nation/region: Location Course start dates
Tyneside Cinema England, North East Newcastle upon Tyne Course 1: 18 January 2014
Course 2: 28 February 2014
Kids for Kids UK Film and Media CIC England, North East Crook 23 November 2013
Beacon Hill Arts CIC England, North East Newcastle upon Tyne 17 November 2013
Reel Solutions (Film) LLP England, Yorkshire and Humberside Hull (course 1) and Leeds (course 2) Course 1: 5 October 2013
Course 2: 5 October 2013
The Sheffield Media & Exhibition Centre Ltd England, Yorkshire and Humberside Sheffield 6 November 2013
Cornerhouse England, North West Manchester 1 October 2013
Signal Film & Media Ltd England, North West Barrow-in-Furness 16 October 2013
The Foundation for Art and Creative Technology England, North West Liverpool 19 October 2013
Thomas Adams School
England, West Midlands Wem 19 October 2013
The Rural Media Company England, West Midlands Hereford 23 October 2013
Nottingham Media Centre Ltd trading as Broadway England, East Midlands Nottingham 7 October 2013
CfBT in partnership with University of Lincoln England, East Midlands Lincoln 26 October 2013
‘Signals’ Essex Media Centre Ltd England, East of England Colchester 12 October 2013
Culture Works Foundation England, East of England Norwich (course 1) and Great Yarmouth (course 2) Course 1: 18 January 2014
Course 2: 1 February 2014
City Screen (Cambridge) Ltd England, East of England Cambridge 9 October 2013
Eastside Educational Trust England, London London 19 October 2013
The Film & Video Workshop England, London London 28 September 2013
Mouth That Roars Ltd England, London London 11 January 2014
The Barbican Centre Trust Ltd England, London London 23 November 2013
Young Film Academy Ltd England, London London 11 January 2014
Met Film School Ltd England, London London 18 January 2014
England, London London 12 October 2013
British Film Institute England, London London 2 October 2013
Resource Productions Ltd England, South East Shepperton (course 1) and Pinewood (course 2) Course 1: 11 January 2014
Course 2: 12 January 2014
Oxford Film and Video Makers Ltd England, South East Oxford 19 October 2013
Screen South England, South East Kent 2 November 2013
The Watershed Arts Trust Ltd England, South West Bristol 10 January 2014
Somerset Film and Video Ltd England, South West Bridgwater Course 1: 19 October 2013
Course 2: 1 February 2014
White Lantern Film England, South West Bournemouth 16 November 2013
Bristol Old Vic Theatre School Ltd England, South West Bristol 11 January 2014
The Nerve Centre Northern Ireland Derry (course 1) and Armagh (course 2) Course 1: 1 October 2013
Course 2: 1 October 2013
Cinemagic Ltd Northern Ireland Belfast 9 November 2013
Screen Education Edinburgh Scotland Edinburgh 2 November 2013
Glasgow Media Access Centre Ltd Scotland Glasgow 12 October 2013
University of South Wales for Media Academy Wales Wales Bangor, Aberystwyth and Newport Course 1: 25 Janaury 2014
Course 2: 18 January 2014
Course 3: 11 January 2014


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