10 Saturdays (term time)
Chelsea Academy
£595 per term


Join the club! Young Film Academy runs a regular 3-hour Saturday filmmaking club in Chelsea (London SW10) for aspiring filmmakers aged 14-17.

Students in our Filmmakers Club will work across 2 terms (see dates below) towards the creation of a high quality short film, starring professional actors. The completed film will receive a premiere screening for cast and crew at the prestigious British Film Institute (BFI) Southbank on Saturday 29th August 2020.

Each term can be purchased separately, though we recommend students complete both terms if possible.

TERM 1 (see dates below) – writing the script and practical filmmaking skills development
TERM 2 (see dates below) – shooting and post-production, including editing


YFA’s Filmmakers Club is perfect for budding filmmakers looking to:

  • be part of a regular community of creative young people
  • create a high quality short film
  • develop practical filmmaking skills
  • use professional equipment
  • work with professional actors
  • have a film screened at the prestigious BFI Southbank
  • learn top tips and tricks from professionals
  • get the inside track to the film & TV industry
  • get priority access to opportunities including work experience, film festival exchanges, mentoring, grants and more
  • build a showreel
  • make new friends
  • have loads of fun!


Each terms costs £595 for 10 x 3 hour sessions. Please note: a single term is the minimum purchase.


To request a booking, please fill in the form below.

Term 1 – 2019

Saturdays 1-4pm

21st & 28th September

5th & 12th October

2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th November

7th December

Term 2 – 2020

Saturdays 1-4pm

11th, 18th & 25th January

1st, 8th & 29th February

7th, 14th, 21st & 28th March

Premiere Screening at BFI Southbank, London, SE1 8XT

Saturday 29th August (AM)

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See dates for all our courses here: