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.

Courses (for 16 to 19-year-olds)

Events (for 16 to 25-year-olds)

Resources

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Find out about BFI Film Academy’s range of accessible courses and resources for 16-25 year olds, whether you want to take your first steps in film or improve on existing skills.

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See videos produced by the talented young filmmakers of our BFI Film Academy courses.

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