BFI Film Academy Specialist courses are now open for application!
Designed to develop more specialist filmmaking skills, this year our Specialist courses will be delivered as an intensive week or over a set number of weekends. You’ll work closely with leading industry professionals who will give you a unique insight into the filmmaking business and guide you along the way.
Specialist courses are a great, one-off opportunity to help you into the film industry.
BFI Film Academy – Craft Skills courses
Intensive courses delivered by NFTS and Screen Education Edinburgh, focusing on a specific craft skill: producing, production design, directing, cinematography, sound, editing and scriptwriting.See course details
BFI Film Academy Specialist course: documentary
Learn how to make a documentary film.See course details
BFI Film Academy Animation Specialist course: Stop-motion production
Learn stop-motion animation techniques.See course details
BFI Film Academy Specialist course: animation and VFX
Learn how to make an animated film or VFX sequence.See course details
BFI Film Academy Specialist course: screenwriting
Learn how to be a successful screenwriter.See course details
BFI Film Academy Specialist course: film programming and audience development
Gain practical experience of film exhibition and distribution.See course details