BFI Film Academy Specialist Course: Film Programming and Audience Development

Applications open now.

During this specialist course, you will get to learn about film programming, marketing and distribution and eventually get the chance to put on your own film festival at the Showroom Cinema. You will also:

  • explore and gain insight into all aspects of film exhibition
  • work alongside well-known industry professionals
  • develop skills and experience that are essential to becoming part of the film industry
  • work with well-known film critics, festivals, filmmakers and those working within the industry such as BIFA, We Are Parable, Sheffield Doc/Fest and more
  • work in teams to build your dream film festival over the four-week programme

Delivered by Showroom Sheffield

Course details

Dates and location of the 2024 BFI Film Academy Specialist Course: Film Programming and Audience Development
Delivered byShowroom Sheffield
Course dates29 July to 2 August 2024 (In-person residential)
Online session17 August, 24 August, 31 August 2024
Number of places30
Application deadline2pm, 1 July 2024
ScreeningFebruary 2025

How to apply

For information on course eligibility, how to apply, and costs, please see How to apply to BFI Film Academy Specialist courses.