BFI Film Academy Scheme

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Are you between 16-19 years old?

Ready for the next stage in your development as a documentary filmmaker?

DAWN is part of the BFI Film Academy scheme, which provides opportunities for talented and committed young people to develop new skills and build careers in the film industry. The programme goes over 6 days (3 weekends) which can be attended either in North, Mid or South Wales.

• Participants can choose from 3 courses in Bangor, Aberystwyth or Newport
• Each course lasts 3 weekends between Jan-March 2014
• Course fee is £25 – bursaries available

During the course the participants will:
• learn and develop new film skills including pitching, production, marketing and editing
• gain new friends and industry contacts
• attend film screenings and masterclasses with the best in the industry plus much more…

In addition, the participants will have access to:
• Personal development advice from established Creative Skillset trained advisors
• Mentoring from successful graduates from our degrees, who are running production companies
• Opportunity to attend the Zoom Film Festival in March 2014 for a DAWN showcase
• Visit to film productions through on-set and post-production visits and contact with filmmakers

For more information and to apply:

Partners in the DAWN project Coordinated by University of South Wales (Media Academy Wales)

Delivered in partnership with: The Film Agency for Wales and Zoom Cymru

Hosted by: University of South Wales, Aberystwyth University and Bangor University Chapter Arts Centre, Aberystwyth Arts Centre and Scala Prestatyn.

Related Article: Zoom Young Film Maker Awards 2014

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