BFI Film Academy residential: animation

Spend six intensive days learning stop-motion animation at Calling the Shots, Bristol.

Applications for the BFI Film Academy – Animation specialist residential programme are now open!

The BFI Film Academy provides opportunities for talented and committed young people between the ages of 16–19 to develop new skills and build a career in the film industry, no matter where they live or what their background.

The residential consists of six intensive days of stop-motion animation with a programme of master-classes with practicing industry professionals. Working in teams, participants will produce five animated shorts that will be screened at a Bristol cinema.

Location: Bristol
Delivered by Calling The Shots in partnership with Aardman Animations and the University of the West of England
Course dates: Saturday 16 – Friday 22 February 2019
Application deadline: 5pm, Monday 3 December 2018
Telephone: 0117 930 0141
Number of places: 25

For more details and an application form, visit

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