Fun and Creativity through Film
Tuesday, 14th April 2020
BFI Southbank London
Our exclusive BFI film course runs over five days. It's designed for both beginners to film and for those that have a basic understanding of how to put a film together. The focus is on fun and creativity through film using equipment that most children will already have access to.
Participants must be aged between 11-13 years old. They will be contacted beforehand to communicate the Film theme that they will be exploring.
The week long course will allow participants to explore filmmaking, both in front and behind the camera.
They will explore various technique masterclasses throughout the week which may feature in the final film:
The overall outcome of the week, other than the finished film, is focused around the participants having fun whilst learning new techniques. They should learn to work as a team and to contribute ideas creatively. They will take risks, trying roles that are out of their comfort zone and ultimately communicating a story/ idea to an audience through the medium of film.
Parents are invited to the screening on Friday afternoon and also the certificate presentation.
There is no need to provide/bring equipment. Each group will shoot their film on a BFI iPad with editing being done on iMovie on BFI Macs.
N.B Lunch is not included. Students are required to bring their own packed lunch every day and also a signed media consent form, which will be provided.
The films the students' work to create, will be screened for friends and family on Friday 17 April at the BFI offices, 21 Stephen St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 1LN (nearest tube station: Tottenham Court Road).
The BFI is the UK’s lead organisation for film, television and the moving image. It is a cultural charity that:
Curates and presents the greatest international public programme of World Cinema for audiences; in cinemas, at festivals and online
Cares for the BFI National Archive – the most significant film and television archive in the world
Actively seeks out and supports the next generation of filmmakers
Works with Government and industry to make the UK the most creatively exciting and prosperous place to make film internationally
Starts: Tuesday, April 14th 2020
Bookings close: April 15th 2020