Our Courses

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BFI Film Academy

Duration: 10 days (Oct-Nov)
Age: 16-19
Costs: £25*
Good for: passionate and promising young filmmakers aged 16-19 who want to break into the film industry as a career

APPLICATIONS FOR 2018/19 ARE NOW OPEN!   CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 17th OCTOBER Are you 16-19? Passionate about film? Want a career in the film industry? If so, the BFI Film Academy is for you. This course offers you the chance to be part of our future film industry. Young… read more

Make a Film in a Day

Duration: 1 day (10am - 5.30pm)
Age: 8-10, 11-12
Costs: £140
Good for: Beginners getting started
Includes: HD copy of completed movie

Participants on Make a Film in a Day courses are given an overview of the whole filmmaking process from EUREKA!, through ACTION! to IT'S A WRAP! Working in teams, these young filmmakers work against the clock to plan, storyboard, shoot, act and edit their film (complete with sound effects and… read more

Four Day Film School

Duration: 4 days (10am-5pm)
Age: 10-13 & 14-18
Costs: £590
Good for: Aspiring actors and filmmakers looking for an all-round, hands-on filmmaking experience
Includes: Premiere Screening & HD copy of completed movie & Behind the Scenes

Under the tuition of our award-winning filmmakers, students on the Four Day Film School embark on a whistle-stop tour of film’s origins and history: they learn screen acting, writing, editing, camerawork and even fight choreography – before they get out there and do it for themselves. Everyone has a chance… read more

Residential Summer Camp

DATES 2018: 1 week camp 5th–12th August or 12th–19th August; 2 -week camp 5th-19th August

Duration: 1 or 2 weeks
Age: 12-13 & 14-17
Costs: 1 week £1250; 2 weeks £2400
Good for: Aspiring ACTORS & FILMMAKERS who want to immerse themselves in the magic of cinema
Includes: Full board and lodging

For young people who love films, whether it’s creating them or acting in them, YFA's all-inclusive Summer Camp is a dream come true: a chance to eat, sleep and breathe movies! The camp is held at St Catherine's Bramley, one of the UK's leading boarding schools, and includes all board,… read more

YFA Saturday Clubs

Duration: 3 hours, Saturdays
Age: 10-13, 14-17
Costs: £495

Join the club! Young Film Academy runs regular 3 hour Saturday clubs in Chelsea, London SW10, for aspiring screen actors and filmmakers aged 10-13 & 14-17.  Terms consist of 8 x Saturday clubs (see 2018 Club Dates below). YFA Saturday Clubs are perfect for budding filmmakers or screen actors looking to: be… read more

Private Film Making Courses

Duration: as required
Age: any age
Costs: contact us for a quote
Good for: Families or groups who want to run a course at their own house/venue at a time to suit them
Includes: Copies of completed films for all participants; bespoke course structure

We can arrange private filmmaking courses for individuals or small groups on request (ages 10 -18) at a location of your choice, in the UK or overseas.   The course is tailored to your individual needs and schedule, so do call us on 020 7387 4341 to discuss a private filmmaking course. read more

Course Testimonials

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"Wonderful approach! The course followed out a variety of essential ideas in filmmaking so that pupils are prepared to create their own films from now on! Dividing and sharing tasks was brilliant, because everybody in the team could try standing behind or in front of the camera. My son was… read more

Animation: make a Lego Movie!

Duration: 4 days (10am-5pm)
Age: 10-14
Costs: £590
Good for: Budding stop-motion animators, or anyone who loved 'Lego - the Movie!'
Includes: West End Premiere Screening & HD copy of completed movie

For young animators looking to learn new skills and meet other keen young animators, this is the place to start! No previous experience is required, and those who have worked with stop-motion techniques before will build their skills under guidance from YFA's award-winning animators, using professional techniques that students can… read more

Make a Film in A Day

17th November
Ages £140.00

Make a Film in A Day

20th October
Ages 8-10, 11-12 £140.00


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