Kent BFI Film Academy 18/19 - Applications now open!Kent BFI Film Academy 18/19 - Applications now open!

News release 26/06/2018

*** Deadline extended to 1st October 2018 ***


Are you aged between 16-19, not at university and have a passion for learning about all aspects of filmmaking? Screen South are gearing up for our 7th year of running the British Film Institute Film Academy for young people from Kent.


Commencing in October 2018, and running for 9 Saturdays to early February 2019, you will have the chance to be part of a team making your own films, which will be screened at the Folkestone Quarterhouse having received support and guidance from high end professionals.


Bursaries are available to cover the £25 course fee, travel and child care costs, and we welcome applications from all.


Screen South will be running a series of outreach events in July 2018 and September 2018 promoting this opportunity and we would like to hear from any groups of young people who would like us to visit them.


If you feel ready to apply then please download the below form and fill in. Otherwise, please email or phone us to have a chat – or 01303 259 777 (our office hours are Monday-Friday, 9.30am – 5pm).


Deadline for applications is Monday 1st October 2018 at 5pm.


Download the Application Form here



Take a look at some of the great short films made by previous participants at the BFI Film Academy on Vimeo or YouTube.

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