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BFI Film Academy, Screen Argyll,  2022
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BFI Film Academy | Screen Argyll

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Screen Argyll will be bringing the  BFI Film Academy  to 16 - 19 year olds to Argyll and the Highlands and Islands. BFI Film Academy is a great opportunity for creative teens or those curious about in a career in the film industry, during this professional online course they will work together to watch, experiment, create and learn more about animation and film in a variety of forms. 


This intensive online course includes:

  • Hands-on filmmaking workshops where participants will be given the tools needed to develop an idea from rough sketch to big screen
  • An opportunity to work with professional animators and film makers (including Jim Parkyn from Aardman Animation)
  • Skills covered include script writing / model making / animation / video editing / lighting / sound design
  • Create their own animations and present these at an online screening event which they create and coordinate 
  • Industry sessions with animators, producers and festival directors
  • Support to build a digital portfolio and gain an Arts Award qualification which they can include in their CVs and personal statements 
  • The opportunity to submit their film into a variety of festivals


Course Schedule:

Half day industry session, Saturday 8 October      

Intensive course, 15 to 22 October             

Individual tutorials and Arts Award Support, October / November          

Arts Award submitted, Monday 12  December     


This course costs £25, Screen Argyll have bursaries available to cover this if it is inhibitive to any students who want to take part, as well as support to cover access to internet etc. 

Sign up by 26 September: