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BFI Film Academy Edinburgh Network Programme

28 August 2018

Screen Education Edinburgh have started recruiting for this year's BFI Film Academy Edinburgh and South East Scotland programme, which runs on weekends from October 27th to January 21st and is open to young people aged 16-19 from across Edinburgh, Lothians, Fife, Scottish Borders, Clackmannanshire, Falkirk and Stirling.

The Film Academy is an opportunity for creative young people with a passion for film and media to get an insight in to the film industry, receiving high quality training in key craft areas such as screenwriting, directing, production, sound recording, editing and cinematography. The participants will also get the chance to meet and learn from masterclass guests with years of experience in television and film as well as working towards making their very own short film and attaining a formal NCFE qualification: Preparing to work in the film industry.

We would appreciate it if you could share this opportunity with anyone who you feel may fit the criteria and may be interested in applying. In the past, this Academy has proven to help progress the majority of its participants on to college and university to study Film or courses related to the creative industries, and has helped get individuals internships and employment in to the film industry.

Please visit our website HERE or more information about the course and how to apply. You will also find attached an info sheet about the Film Academy course along with a copy of the BFI application form.

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