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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 27th September 2018 to 21st February 2019. 

(Excluding 1st November & 27th December & 3rd January)

Saturday Masterclasses

1st December in Armagh – Costume and Production Design.

Visit to Londonderry as part of Film Foyle Festival on 17th or 24th November.

A couple more Saturday dates are to be confirmed. 

Shoot Dates Each group will need to be on set for one full weekend during January.

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

Main 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 email for an application form or collect one from the AmmA Centre reception.  Send it back to us by post, email or in person FAO Jo Barnett at the above address by 5pm Thursday 20th September. 


You will be contacted by us by email to confirm if your application has been successful.

If you have any queries please contact us by email: or call the AmmA Centre on 028 3751 2920. 

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