The BFI Film Academy Craft Residential delivered by the NFTS has places for 66 young people aged 16-19 making short films under the tuition of industry experts.

If you’re aged 16-19 and you are committed to working in the film industry, then this is the opportunity for you. We’re looking for 66 of the nation’s most promising young filmmakers to take part in a 2 week film academy project in which you will work with top industry professionals to make short films. You will also have masterclasses with top auteur and commercial filmmakers and learn a craft specialism, such as directing or sound. The academy is open to those who enrol in one of the regional film academies and to others who have the necessary talent and enthusiasm.

Applications are now open for SCREENWRITING deadline: 4th November 2013 and for other CRAFT SPECIALISMS deadline: 3rd February 2014

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