Applications are now open for the 2018 BFI Film Academy at GMAC Film!

If you’re interested in watching, discussing and making films and want to pursue a career in the film and television industry, then the BFI Film Academy is the place to start.


GMAC Film delivers the Glasgow BFI Film Academy in partnership with the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. This year’s Film Academy will take place from 6th October to 8th December 2018.

Over the course of 12 weeks, we discuss film theory, learn technical film skills, make a short film and introduce you to industry professionals. After completion, you can apply to The National Film and Television School BFI Easter Academy and have access to an amazing range of exclusive opportunities for BFI Film Academy alumni, including specialist craft residentials and paid internships on film & tv productions.

To qualify for the BFI Film Academy you must be 16 to 19 years old and you cannot be at University. Please read the guidelines before applying.

You can find out more information and download an application by clicking here [.docx]

You can watch previous films made at the BFI Film Academy here

Applications close at midday on Friday 14th September 2018.