Applications for the BFI Film Academy – screenwriting 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 opportunity for 25 of the UK’s most talented and committed young writers to take part in an intensive training programme to kick-start a career in the film industry. Participants will work throughout with script editors to create their own screenplay.
Delivered by Tyneside Cinema
Introductory residential weekend: Saturday 13 — Sunday 14 January 2018
Course dates: Monday 12 – Friday 16 February 2018
Application deadline: 5pm, Wednesday 13 December 2017
Number of places: 25
For more details and an application form, visit http://www.bfiyoungscreenwriters.co.uk/.