BFI Film Academy 2021 open for applications.

Cinemagic is delighted to announce the delivery of another BFI Film Academy Network Programme in 21/22 and we welcome interested 16 – 19 year olds to apply!
 
The BFI Film Academy Network programme delivered by Cinemagic equips young filmmakers, passionate about film, with the knowledge, skills, insight, confidence and practical training to help lay strong foundations for their pursuit of a career in the film industry. 

In addition to the industry and skills training and access to top professionals, the participants work in groups to make short films. A number of past participants in the programme have been involved in a series of exciting projects since their involvement with companies like HBO, Warner Brothers, BAFTA and Disney and some of our outstanding students were awarded places at the prestigious NFTS & Scottish Residential courses.

The BFI Film Academy Network Programme delivered by Cinemagic will offer another impressive range of masterclasses, on-set film training and access to top industry professionals throughout the course. Participants will also work towards gaining and NCFE Preparing to Work in the Film Industry accreditation.Please note if applicants are attending University during the BFI Film Academy course they are not eligible to apply. The fee for the course is £25 however bursaries are available. Email joan@cinemagic.org.uk to apply. 
 
 
Project Dates

Saturday 18th September

1pm-4pm

Zoom

Film Training Day 1 with Aidan Largey

 

Sunday 19th September

5pm-7pm

Zoom

Screenwriting with Ryan Rowe

 

Saturday 25th September

1pm-4pm

Zoom

Film Training Day 2 with Aidan Largey

 

 

Sunday 26th September

1pm-3pm

Zoom

Case Study of ‘The Invention’ + Q&A with Leo McGuigan

 

Wednesday 29th September

First drafts of script submitted

 

 

Thursday 30th September

6pm-8pm

Zoom

Script Development session Group 1 – 6pm-7pm

Script Development session Group 2 – 7pm-8pm

Read-through of scripts and notes.

 

Saturday 2nd October

1pm-4pm

Zoom

Film Training Day 3 with Aidan Largey

 

Sunday 3rd October

1pm-3pm

Zoom

Copyright and Protecting IP with Alison Crinion (NCFE Copyright section)

 

Saturday 9th October OR Saturday 6th November

1pm-4pm

Zoom

Film Training Day 4 with Aidan Largey

 

October – Festival Masterclasses, continue to work on accreditation at home.

 

Cast read throughs first week of November.

 

13th and 14th November – Film Shoot Group 1

 

 

27th and 28th November – Film Shoot Group 2

 

 

4th December

Edit Day in Cinemagic Office

 

 

11th December

Edit Day in Cinemagic Office