BFI Film Academy

For three weekends this autumn, BFI Film Academy will be running a course on General Filmmaking for 16 to 19 year olds.

BFI Film Academy help train and inspire the next generation of UK filmmakers, supporting young people aged 16 to 19 to develop the commercial and cultural knowledge and skills to help make a career in film. No experience is necessary.

As a student of a Film Academy Short course, you’ll gain experience working alongside industry professionals and will be offered hands-on filmmaking experience to help develop practical knowledge and skills.

Previous attendees of courses have gone on to work with the BBC, Disney, Pinewood Studios and more, and many find the qualification gained invaluable when applying for university or further study.

Saturday 19th, Sunday 20th November

Saturday 26th, Sunday 27th November

Saturday 3rd December

The course in Cardiff focuses on general filmmaking and takes place at Wales Millennium Centre. Students can take on a variety of roles in the film crew and make their own short film over the course, which runs over 3 weekends in the autumn.



Nov 19 2022


Wales Millennium Centre


BFI Filmmaking Course