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Aug
29

BFI Film Academy 2017/18

By AmmA  //  BFI  //  No Comments

‘BFI Film Academy – for young aspiring filmmakers’.

Are you 16-19? Passionate about film? Want a career in the film industry?

If so, the BFI Film Academy is for you. This course, delivered by AmmA Centre Armagh, offers you the chance to be part of our future film industry. You will get hands-on experience in filmmaking and participate in masterclasses with industry professionals learning what it takes to make it in the film world. You will watch and discuss films from all around the world. In groups you will produce your very own short film and work towards gaining an NCFE Award qualification.

Once you have completed the course, you will become part of the growing BFI Film Academy alumni network with access to events such as BAFTA career talks.

For more information visit www.bfi.org.uk/filmacademy

>> DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM

 

Course Dates:

Every Thursday, 4:30pm – 9pm from 28th September to 1st March. (Excluding 21st & 28th December & 4th January)

Saturday Masterclasses 30th September with ‘Game of Thrones’ Producer Greg Spence in Belfast.

Possible residential weekend in Londonderry as part of Film Foyle Festival in November (to be confirmed).

Filming Shoots 1 weekend per group during end of January/start of February.

You need to make sure you can make these sessions before applying.

Location: AmmA Centre, Markethouse, Armagh BT61 7BU

Cost: The cost to participate in the BFI Film Academy delivered by AmmA Centre is £25, refundable in full upon successful completion of the course.

Eligibility: You need to be between the ages of 16 and 19 on the first day of the Academy programme. You must be a UK resident and able to commit to the programme for its duration and not be attending university.

To apply download application form below and drop it in at the AmmA Centre or send it back to us by post FAO Joanne Barnett at the above address by 5pm Thursday 14th September. You will be contacted by us by email to confirm if your application has been successful.

If you have any queries please contact Jo Barnett by email: bfi@ammacentre.org or call the AmmA Centre on 028 3751 2920.

 

>> DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM

Sep
22

BFI Film Academy – for young aspiring filmmakers

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Are you 16-19? Passionate about film? Want a career in the film industry?

>> CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM

>> Deadline for applications is Friday 30th September 4:00pm

>> Return application form to Vanessa Treanor at the AmmA Centre.  

>> Email: vanessa.treanor@eani.org.uk

 

AmmA BFI Film Academy quick facts:

  • Tuesday afternoons 4 pm – 9 pm in the AmmA Centre, Armagh
  • Mix of practical and theory workshops
  • Access to masterclasses from top industry professionals
  • Training in the use of cutting edge filmmaking equipment
  • Opportunities for travel for specialised master classes
  • Ongoing personal development that assists MIA students with their academic work
  • Opportunity to work with like minded young people on exciting and innovative projects

>> CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM

>> Deadline for applications is Friday 30th September 4:00pm

 

BFI ACADEMY 2016 (SHORT)-HD

If so, the BFI Film Academy is for you. This course offers you the chance to be part of our future film industry.

As a student of the Film Academy:

  • You will get hands-on filmmaking experience which will help you to develop practical knowledge and skills.
  • You can explore your own creativity and passions in a supportive and dynamic environment
  • You will gain invaluable experience working alongside industry professionals who are respected practitioners in their field.
  • You will watch a range of cinema from British Independent to specialised films
  • You will work on teams towards a practical film-based, either individually or as part of a team

Once you have completed the Network course, you will become part the growing BFI Film Academy alumni network with access to events such as BAFTA career talks You will also have the opportunity to complete a [insert qualification eg Arts Award] qualification on the course

The cost to participate in the BFI Film Academy is £25.

Take a look at some of the great short films made by previous participants at the BFI Film Academy on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2cJ6oIF

What’s more, you could also apply for one of our six intensive residential programmes. Courses last between one and two weeks and are designed to develop more specialist filmmaking skills. You will work closely with leading industry professionals who will give you a unique insight into the filmmaking business and guide you along the way.

Find out how you can use film to achieve an Arts Award or an NFCE Qualification:

NCFE http://www.ncfe.org.uk/news/2014/11/14/new-ncfe-qualifications-in-preparing-to-work-in-the-film-industry-now-live/

>> CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM

 

Sep
24

Film Academy is Back for 2015/16

By AmmA  //  BFI  //  No Comments

If you’re interested in a career in the film industry and aged 16-19, then AmmA BFI Film Academy is for you.

Running from 15th October 2015 to 25th February 2016 (every Thursday night, 4.30pm to 9.00pm, except holidays) in the AmmA Centre, Armagh, Film Academy is an opportunity for talented young people to work with other likeminded creatives, learning more about film production, and writing, filming and then showcasing a film in the Main Auditorium of the Market Place Theatre in Armagh in March 2016.

There are only 21 spaces on Film Academy, so there is an application process.

Applications can be downloaded here, or are available from Reception in AmmA.

Complete the form and return to the AmmA Centre reception,  or alternatively digital copies of applications can be sent to roberta.morton@eani.org.uk NO LATER THAN 5th October, 2015

Successful applicants will have to pay a £25 deposit, but this is fully refunded by cheque upon completion of the project.

>> DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM

 

Jun
26

BFI Film Academy Award

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The BFI Film Academy is one of seven projects up for the award of Best Education Project in the National Lottery Good Causes Awards 2014.  The award goes to  the project with the most votes, so we need you to click on the link below and share it with your friends and family through social media.

http://www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/awards/voting/9721/xUCbaW5dfnZqe5AbiFMDq4-Spa1PNriwszI0epRd6mo?destination=node/160

Film Academy ran in AmmA between November 2013 and March 2014 and was hugely successful, giving young people access to industry professionals and equipment.

 

 

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