BAFTA’s Learning Team offers opportunities for you to learn from award-winners and nominees, helping you to take that all important next step in your career.

Previous BAFTA supporters of the Film Academy programme include producer Chris Chibnall (Doctor Who, Broadchurch), production designer Gemma Jackson (Game of Thrones) and Head of Recording Jemma Riley-Tolch (Dumbo, Bohemian Rhapsody).

Throughout the Film Academy programme there are opportunities to access support from BAFTA’s unrivalled industry contacts. Keep an eye on the newsletter for details.

For more information about BAFTA’s work with young people, see BAFTA Guru.

Applying for mentoring

If you are keen to make your next move in your film career, are over 18 and have previously taken part in a BFI Film Academy course since September 2017, you can apply.

Successful applicants receive one-to-one mentoring from an industry professional. There is a special mentoring induction session with other mentees and access to a day of talks at our career surgeries in London or Newcastle.

This year’s applications for the mentoring programme in partnership with BAFTA closed on 21 February.

If you have any questions around eligibility please email