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New Year course for local youngsters who want to join film industry

PUBLISHED: 15:34 02 December 2014

Camera Operator Fiona Donald on set with actors at the BFI Film Academy course 2014

Camera Operator Fiona Donald on set with actors at the BFI Film Academy course 2014

Terry Payman

Applications are now open for young people who would like to get involved with filmmaking. The BFI Film Academy at Pinewood Studios will take place every Saturday from 17 January to 21 February 2015, delivered by local company Resource Productions.

Young people will have a chance to learn about all aspects of filmmaking, from script to screen. Included in the course there will be tours of the Studios, practical workshops with camera and editing equipment and guest speakers from the film industry.

BFI Film Academies aim to give a diverse group of young people from all backgrounds the opportunity to be part of the UK’s future film industry by providing opportunities for talented and committed young people to develop new skills and build a career in the film industry, no matter where they live or their background. The BFI Film Academy programme is a key part of the BFI’s Film Forever five year plan to support the future success of UK film.

Interested? There are only 18 PLACES AVAILABLE with a fee of just £25 (bursaries available) so apply now at www.resource-productions.co.uk/youth. The deadline is midnight, 15 December.

… and something for the Grown Ups!

Resource Productions would also like to invite parents and other adults to get involved. They are launching their first Scriptwriting and Filmmaking course for adults aged 18+ which will run each Tuesday evening for 5 weeks from 11 January 2015. You’ll need to apply online via: www.resource-productions.co.uk/corporate-workshops.

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