The BFI Film Academy at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Running from 25th November 2017 - 22nd March 2018
Applications for the Academy 2017/18 will open in September and we will be holding interviews towards the end of October.
Taught by film & TV professionals, participants enjoy masterclasses, take part in career events, gain a qualification and the Academy can support you with applications for further education and work placements.
Based at Christchurch Studios - The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School’s own professional production studio - which includes edit suites, sound & dubbing suites, a live room and production office.
At the Academy you will work together as a crew to make one short drama with elements of animation. This is a hands-on course from the start. There are opportunities in production, directing, acting, animation, camera, sound, and post-production, all on broadcast-standard kit.
"It has helped me to start thinking about which role I am most suited to and what skills I have already and what skills I still need to get into the film industry" BFI Film Academy BOVTS participant, 2015
Have a look at last years film 'Fetch'.
The BFI Film Academy Network Programme aims to help train and inspire the next generation of British filmmakers, supporting talented and committed young people aged 16-19 to develop the knowledge and skills to help make a career in film a reality.