BFI Film Academy 2017/18

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‘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.

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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: or call the AmmA Centre on 028 3751 2920.



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