Education FAQ

Frequently asked questions about our education activities and resources.

Where can I find information about the BFI’s education programme?

You can browse details of our education programme online or sign up for our email bulletin to receive regular BFI Education news.

I’d like to organise a group visit to a BFI educational screening or event. How do I arrange this?

Please use this form to submit your details, and we’ll be in touch to arrange your visit.

I’m interested in taking a media course. Where can I find a list of UK courses?

The Creative Skillset website provides a list of all media courses in the UK. You can browse or search for specific courses at

I’d like to learn more about filmmaking. Can you help me?

Please go to to find out more. The website includes specialist advice and information for anyone who is considering a career in filmmaking.

Is it possible to obtain a copy of a film on DVD for teaching purposes?

The BFI National Archive holds viewable copies of a large number of films and television programmes. You can contact the archive to enquire about a specific title. Because of the number of requests we receive, we are unable to respond to requests for bespoke DVD copies.

Can I obtain a specific resource for teaching purposes?

Educational resources produced by the BFI are available for purchase and/or download. Use the link below to contact the Education team.

Film Education, Media Education Wales and the English & Media Centre all offer a wide selection of resources, which you will find on their own websites.

I’d like to organise an educational event in collaboration with the BFI. Would this be possible?

If you have an idea for a project or event that you’d like us to be involved with, please use the form below to send us some details. We’ll be happy to get in touch and discuss them with you.

Contact the Education team