If you’re 16 – 25, live in the South West and are interested in the screen industries, 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. We offer a range of courses and events for those wanting to break into film or find out more about what is on offer.
Watershed runs BFI Film Academy in the South West, supporting activity across the region from Cornwall to Gloucestershire to Hampshire. Check if you are based in the South West via the BFI Film Hub regional map.
This BFI Film Academy Lab discusses building your portfolio.
BFI Film Academy are offering all subscribers to our newsletter (aged 16-25) a 20% discount code to Watershed’s December run of Earth Mama.
Calling The Shots are looking for applications to two specialist week long courses for 16-19 year olds on Art Department and Animation.
Find out more about our programmes
BFI Film Academy Labs are events for filmmakers to gain industry insight, get professional advice and support to develop their own filmmaking practices.
BFI Film Academy SCENE virtual events are for emerging film talent aged 16-25, providing an opportunity for young filmmakers to promote their films.
BFI Film Academy Recommends is a series of curated screening events on different themes, as well as opportunities to watch and talk about films.
Talent Development at Watershed
Watershed has a range of talent development offers. Find out more about them below.
We’re here to help!
Watershed runs BFI Film Academy in the South West, open to those across the region from Cornwall to Gloucestershire to Hampshire. Check if you are based in the South West via the BFI Film Hub regional map here.
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