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BFI Film Academy Alumni Programme in partnership with BAFTA

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 closed and will reopen in 2021.


Event: BFI Film Academy Careers Day Delivered by BAFTADate: Saturday 18 May 2019Venue: HOME, 2 Tony Wilson Place, ManchesterSpeakers: Hannah Patterson, Cassandra Neal, Emma Nicholson, Dan Winch, Trace Taylor, Neil Bradley, Jack Benjamin Gil-BAFTA/Chris PayneEvent: BFI Film Academy Careers Day Delivered by BAFTADate: Saturday 18 May 2019Venue: HOME, 2 Tony Wilson Place, ManchesterSpeakers: Hannah Patterson, Cassandra Neal, Emma Nicholson, Dan Winch, Trace Taylor, Neil Bradley, Jack Benjamin Gil-BAFTA/Chris PayneEvent: BFI Film Academy Careers Day Delivered by BAFTADate: Saturday 18 May 2019Venue: HOME, 2 Tony Wilson Place, ManchesterSpeakers: Hannah Patterson, Cassandra Neal, Emma Nicholson, Dan Winch, Trace Taylor, Neil Bradley, Jack Benjamin Gil-BAFTA/Chris PayneEvent: BFI Film Academy Careers Day Delivered by BAFTADate: Saturday 18 May 2019Venue: HOME, 2 Tony Wilson Place, ManchesterSpeakers: Hannah Patterson, Cassandra Neal, Emma Nicholson, Dan Winch, Trace Taylor, Neil Bradley, Jack Benjamin Gil-BAFTA/Chris Payne


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.