Beacon Films

Film Academy 2019-20

Beacon Films BFI Film Academy

Are you 16-19?

Do you love watching or making films?

Would you like the chance to make and star in your own film?

Beacon Films BFI Film Academy provides valuable work experience while having fun and learning all about filmmaking.

From Dec 2019 to Feb 2020, the BFI Film Academy offers 11 film-making workshops which cover everything from creating a script, acting, using cameras, recording sound, creating a music soundtrack to editing.

We have 12 places available and are open for applications now!

No experience is necessary, just an enthusiasm to take part.

To apply for a place – please attend one of our Taster sessions, which take place on 3 and 10 November.


  • The Taster session and ALL of the filmmaking workshops are FREE to attend.

  • If a place is awarded, there is a ONE-OFF admin fee of £25 (depending on circumstances, this can be waived).

  • Travel and access bursaries are also available, if needed.

  • If you have any questions, please get in touch

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