BFI Film Academy – UK Network Programme

This exciting programme offers hands-on filmmaking courses, aimed at developing your knowledge and skills and encouraging your special interests.

The BFI Film Academy – UK Network Programme is now taking applications in some regions. Application dates will vary by course provider. Please check with individual providers for details.

New Management, short film made at the BFI Film Academy – UK Network Programme 2013-4, delivered by the Barbican Centre Trust Ltd

Running between September 2014 to March 2015, courses provide at least 40 hours of training through regular evenings and/or weekends.

Arts Award accreditation for participants will be offered by course providers as part the UK Network Programme courses.

Course cost: £25

If you are unable to pay the full course fee, don’t let this discourage you from applying. Contact the course provider, as costs may be waived. Bursaries for travel and childcare are also available if you require assistance with these costs.

How to apply

The BFI Film Academy is run through a network of partners across the UK. You can find the list of course providers below. Check out their websites for more detailed information about specific course dates and how to apply.

Deadlines for applications may vary by course provider so please make sure you read the dates indicated on their websites.

Course providers – UK Network Programme

Partner Region Contact Recruitment dates Course dates
Barbican London email 4 July 2014 – 15 September 2014 27 October 2014 – 24 January 2015
Beacon Hill Newcastle upon Tyne tbc tbc 30 November 2014 – 20 February 2015
BFI London tbc tbc tbc
Bristol Old Vic Bristol email 8 September 2014 – 3 November 2014 Introductory weekend: 13-14 December 2014
Course: 8 January 2015 – 5 March 2015
Broadway Nottingham Nottingham email tbc 12 January 2015 – 5 March 2015
CfBT tbc tbc tbc tbc
Cinemagic tbc tbc tbc tbc
City Screen Cambridge Cambridge email Deadlines: 5 September 2014 (screenwriters) or 30 September 2014 (other courses) 26 October 2014 – 30 November 2014
Cornerhouse Manchester email 1-30 September 2014 9 October 2014 – 13 December 2014
CTVC / Vividecho London email From 11 August 2014 11 October 2014 – 6 December 2014
Culture Works (Norwich) Norwich email tbc 27 September 2014 – 15 November 2014
Culture Works (Great Yarmouth) Great Yarmouth email tbc 17 October 2014 – 15 November 2014
Dundee Contemporary Arts Dundee email 18 August 2014 – 7 September 2014 2 October 2014 – 29 January 2015
Eastside London email 1-29 September 2014 11 October 2014 – 31 October 2015
FACT tbc tbc tbc tbc
Film and Video Workshop London email 1-19 September 2014 11-30 October 2014
Film Oxford Oxford email 18 August 2014 – 3 September 2014 18 October 2014 – 16 November 2014
GMAC Film Glasgow email 25 August 2014 – 21 September 2014 4 October 2014 – 13 December 2014
Kids for Kids London email 31 July 2014 – 13 October 2014 27 October 2014 – 6 December 2014
Media Academy Wales (Newport) Newport email 30 June 2014 – 12 September 2014 22 November 2014 – 18 January 2015
Media Academy Wales (Aberystwyth) Aberystwyth email 30 June 2014 – 12 September 2014 31 January 2015 – 1 March 2015
Media Academy Wales (Bangor) Bangor email 30 June 2014 – 12 September 2014 18 October 2014 – 16 November 2014
Met Film London tbc tbc tbc
Mouth That Roars London email 26 September 2014 – 31 October 2014 6 December 2014 – 9 February 2015
Nerve Centre (Derry) Derry email 1-22 September 2014 11 October 2014 – 28 February 2015
Nerve Centre (Armagh) Armagh tbc tbc tbc
Reel Solutions / Beta Filmworks London tbc tbc tbc
Resource (Pinewood) Pinewood email 6 October 2014 – 15 December 2014 10 January 2015 – 21 February 2015
Resource (Shepperton) Shepperton email 6 October 2014 – 15 December 2014 16 February 2015 – 21 February 2015
Rural Media Company Hereford email tbc 15 October 2014 – 23 February 2015
Screen Education Edinburgh Edinburgh tbc 12 September 2014 – 10 October 2014 25 October 2014 – 24 January 2015
Screen Education Inverness Inverness tbc running 8 July 2014 – 30 August 2014
Screen South London email 5 September 2014 – 31 October 2014 29 November 2014 – 28 February 2015
Signal London email tbc 18 October 2014 – 14 February 2015
Signals Essex Colchester info@signals.org.uk 14 July – 30 September 2014. Open information sessions 22 August and 15 September 18 October 2014 – 14 February 2015
SMEC Sheffield email 15 July 2014 – 10 October 2014 5 November 2014 – 24 January 2015
Somerset Film Somerset email tbc 18 October 2014 – 1 November 2014
Media Active Wem Wem email tbc 11 October 2014 – 29 November 2014
Tyneside Cinema Newcastle upon Tyne tbc tbc 18 October 2014 – 14 February 2015
Watershed Bristol email 8 September 2014 – 3 November 2014 Introductory weekend: 13-14 December 2014. 7 January 2015 – 21 February 2015
White Lantern Bournemouth email 1 August 2014 – 6 October 2014 2 November 2014 – 18 January 2015
Young Film Academy London email 15 September 2014 – 10 October 2014 1 November 2014 – 24 January 2015

 

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