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Somerset Film BFI Film Academy
Young people aged 16-19 years in Somerset have the chance to take part in our British Film Institution (BFI) Film Academy Programme in partnership with BAFTA and Pinewood Film Studios.  Participants of the Academy receive eight jam-packed days of masterclasses, screenings, career guidance, mentoring and hands on workshops plus the chance to meet industry professionals and make two short films.


The Academy takes place at The Engine Room in Bridgwater on 7th / 14th / 21st / 23rd to 27th October 2017. It costs just £25, but support may be available if the young person cannot afford this. 

The BFI Film Academy is aimed at those who are interested in pursuing a career in the film and media industry, whether as a script writer, actor, cinematographer or director.

Application forms can be downloaded at

The deadline for applications is Monday 18th September 2017. Successful applicants will be notified by Wednesday 20th September 2017.

For further details on the course, call 01278 433187 or email