We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to participate in Bristol's cultural and creative life.
We identify, support and network the talent of tomorrow, encouraging their creativity, ability and curiosity as artists and audiences.
Our inclusive programmes reach out to young people in the spaces where they are (on and offline), developing their profile, skills, confidence and networks and providing stepping stones into the creative and cultural sector.
If you’re 16 – 25, live in the South West and want to learn about or work in film, we can support you. BFI Film Academy offers opportunities for 16 – 25 year olds, anywhere in the UK, to get to know more about film and how to make a career in the screen industries.
A place for early career creatives curious about film and/or creative technology practice.
Creative Producers International gathered together a dynamic network of creative producers from across the world. It aimed to enhance individual practices, raise ambitions and make real change across the world on a city scale.
The film and television industry in the UK is thriving but a skills shortage and lack of diversity within the sector threaten to undermine it's future. The BFI Film Academy identifies and nurtures young talent to help the sector continue to thrive.
Watershed is the regional Hub Lead Organisation for the BFI’s Film Audience Network initiative to develop audiences for a broader range of film. We work with cinemas, film exhibitors and distributors across the South West to promote great British and international independent cinema.