BFI Film Academy Alumni Programme in partnership with BAFTA
Since 2013, BAFTA has provided alumni of the BFI Film Academy programme tailor-made access to industry professionals through online masterclasses, career surgeries across the UK, and one-to-one mentoring.
Mentors in 2019 included producer Dan Winch (A Very English Scandal, Quiz), production designer Laura Ellis Cricks (Beast, Urban Hymn), writer Chris Chibnall (Doctor Who, Broadchurch) and foley mixer Jemma Riley-Tolch (Bohemian Rhapsody, Paddington).
Applications for 2020 are now open. The deadline is Friday 28 February, 5pm.
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The BFI Film Academy aims to help train and inspire the next generation of British filmmakers, supporting talented and committed young people aged 18-22 to develop the commercial and cultural knowledge and skills to help make a career in film and reality.
The mentorship programme is incredible! My mentor has given me the most wonderful advice and helped to put a strong focus on my career path. I feel a lot more confident in where I’m heading, and very excited for what’s to come!
BFI Film Academy alumni with their BAFTA mentors
Having this opportunity has been and will be beneficial to my future career in Film/TV. It's helped me to become more confident in building connections in the industry and made me even more excited to learn. Would definitely recommend!