BFI Film Academy has a range of accessible courses and resources, whether you want to take your first steps in film or improve on existing skills.
As a student of a Film Academy Short course, you’ll gain experience working alongside industry professionals and will be offered hands-on filmmaking experience to help develop practical knowledge and skills.
If you want to take your interest further you could apply for one of our Specialist residential programmes. Courses last between 1 and 2 weeks and are designed to develop skills in specialist areas such as animation and documentary.
BFI Film Academy at BFI Flare
Bringing the festival into focus for young filmmakers (16 to 25).Find out more
Courses (for 16 to 19-year-olds)
Events (for 16 to 25-year-olds)
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See videos produced by the talented young filmmakers of our BFI Film Academy courses.