BFI Film Academy Open to Young Kent Filmmakers!

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Dates: Saturdays between 5 December 2015 and 28 February 2016

Ages: 16-19 year olds

Where: Folkestone and The Maidstone Studios

Price: £25, although bursaries are available

Deadline to apply: 12pm on Monday 2 November 2015

Are you aspiring to be the next Christopher Nolan, Danny Boyle or Kathryn Bigelow? Then check out the BFI Film Academy which once again returns to Kent with Screen South delivering a programme to train and inspire the next generation of British filmmakers in partnership with The Maidstone Studios!

The course will take place on Saturdays between 5 December 2015 and 28 February 2016 and will include practical filmmaking elements from screenwriting, production and post-production skills.

A young girl shooting with a camera

Previous participant of Kent BFI Film Academy © Screen South

The BFI Film Academy Group 2014/2015 standing outside the Screen South offices

Kent BFI Film Academy Group 2014/2015 © Screen South

There will also be the chance for successful applicants to meet industry professionals and attend workshops and master classes by leading industry experts. The course is Silver Arts Award/NCFE nationally accredited.

There are only 20 places available to talented filmmakers in the Kent area who have are 16-19 years old and have enthusiasm, determination, a genuine interest in film and a willingness to learn.

The course costs just £25, although bursaries are available.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity and apply to the BFI Film Academy by 12pm on Monday 2nd November 2015.

For more information and to apply visit the Screen South website: