Film Academy Labs South West

BFI Film Academy Labs are events for filmmakers to gain industry insight, get professional advice and support to develop their own filmmaking practices. They are delivered as practical masterclasses, workshops, talks from industry professionals and networking sessions.

Upcoming Labs

(16 – 25 year olds based in South West)


Past Labs

(Open to anyone)

9 May

Developing your Idea into a Winning Short Film Script

BFI Film Academy’s first Lab of the 2022/23 season will explore how to develop and structure your idea into a short film script, in conversation with the award-winning screenwriter and director, Sarah Clift.

13 Dec

Presenting Yourself as a Screen Creative

In this online world, image is everything. The ways that you present yourself and your work as a screen professional can make or break your success in the industry. But how do you make sure that you’re putting out the right signals?