Craft Skills delivered by Screen Education Edinburgh

Applications are now closed.

During this specialist course, you will choose a filmmaking specialism such as screenwriting, cinematography, production design, sound, directing or editing. You will then:

  • take part in masterclasses and view the UK’s best short films
  • receive key advice from award-winning film industry experts
  • work with professional actors and use industry-standard equipment to make a short film

Course details

Dates and location of the 2022 BFI Film Academy Specialist course: craft skills
Delivered byScreen Education Edinburgh
LocationEdinburgh
Course dates9 July 2022 to 6 August 2022
Number of places25
Application deadline20 June 2022
Contactadmin@screen-ed.org

How to apply

Course fees

We welcome applications from all talented young filmmakers. Fees are to be confirmed for the Craft Skills course delivered by Screen Education Edinburgh.

Please don’t let the cost of the residential courses deter you from applying. If a young person is offered a place on the Film Academy and can’t afford the course fee or other associated costs, our bursary scheme can help them – if you have the talent we will make sure you can attend.

For further details please see How to apply for BFI Film Academy Craft Skills courses.

Craft Skills delivered by the NFTS

Applications are now closed.

During this specialist course, you will choose a filmmaking specialism such as screenwriting, cinematography, production design, sound, directing or editing. You will then:

  • take part in technical workshops to learn about your specific craft area and develop your skills
  • take part in masterclasses and view the UK’s best short films
  • receive key advice from award-winning film industry experts
  • work with professional actors and use industry-standard equipment to make a short film
  • showcase your short film at BFI Southbank

Open for applications from autumn 2022.

How to apply

Course fees

We welcome applications from all talented young filmmakers. Fees range from zero to £420 for the Craft Skills course delivered by the NFTS.

Please don’t let the cost of the residential courses deter you from applying. If a young person is offered a place on the Film Academy and can’t afford the course fee or other associated costs, our bursary scheme can help them – if you have the talent we will make sure you can attend.

For further details please see How to apply for BFI Film Academy Craft Skills courses.