BFI Film Academy residential: documentary filmmaking

Learn from industry experts and produce a documentary film with VividEcho and CTVC, London.

Applications for the BFI Film Academy – Documentary specialist residential programme are now open!

The BFI Film Academy provides opportunities for talented and committed young people between the ages of 16–19 to develop new skills and build a career in the film industry, no matter where they live or what their background.

An intensive programme of practical workshops in documentary filmmaking as well as trips, masterclasses and Q&As with Oscar and BAFTA award-winning documentary producers and directors. At the end of the course participants will produce a documentary film that will be screened at a cinema in London.

Location: London
Delivered by VividEcho and CTVC
Introductory residential weekend: Saturday 20 — Sunday 21 January 2018
Course dates: Sunday 11 — Saturday 17 February 2018
Application deadline: 5pm, Monday 4 December 2017
Telephone: 0333 012 4265
Number of places: 40

For more details and an application form, visit

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