Applications for the BFI Film Academy craft skills residential course are closed for 2015. Applications will re-open in late 2016.
Watch clips from last year’s graduate films:
Afterlife – clip
The Enchanted Rose – clip
The Last Birthday – clip
Shards – clip
Mobius – clip
Watch last year’s BFI Film Academy craft Skills graduates talk about the course.
BFI Film Academy craft skills residential course, delivered by the NFTS, is a two week residential course for 66 young people running over the Easter holidays in 2016.
How to apply
Apply directly at the NFTS website
- Screenwriting 2 November 2015
- All other crafts 24 January 2016
£99 and you will need to pay for your travel to and from the residential. Bursaries can be made available to cover course fees and travel. Applicants can ask for more information on bursaries when they apply. Accommodation and food during the course are provided free.
Course and venue details
- Introductory weekend (screenwriters only): Saturday 12 – Sunday 13 December 2015
- Introductory weekend (all specialisms): Saturday 5 – Sunday 6 March 2016
- Residential: Monday 28 March – Friday 8 April 2016
In groups of 11 students – with each student specialising in a particular craft, such as editing, cinematography or sound – you will make a short film on industry standard equipment under the tuition of top industry professionals.
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Website nfts.co.uk/bfi-film-academy
- Accommodation: single rooms at Lane End conference venue, with transport to and from the film school each day
- Number of places: 66
Hands-on filmmaking courses to develop your knowledge and skills.
Applications to take part in the specialist residential programme will re-open in autumn 2016.