‘BFI Film Academy – for young aspiring filmmakers’

BFI Southbank NFT2, MTR BFI Film Academy Graduation – 3 films screened 
” Mouth that Roars is doing an excellent job nurturing young film-makers whose voices are often not heard. It was a pleasure to do a documentary workshop with a passionate group who were so keen to learn. I’m sure will go on to be the next generation of documentary directors. ” Marina Warsama Producer & Director 
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Check out the films:
True Bromance
Who cares about the Refugee Crisis?
My Mum Has Bipolar

The process:During our journey we met lots of industry people who helped us through the whole process.
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‘It was an amazing experience, now I know I want to work in the industry..’

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Young people got to meet and learn from  Documentary Director/Producer Marina Warsama and Ronald Bailey , who ran a ‘hands on’ Sound Workshop
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Scripting session – Award winning Writer  Kara Smith ran a fantastic writing workshop to help the group structure their ideas.
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 ‘ Know a lot more about structure and script layout…’ ‘Was good to view other film writers scripts and learn more about the process…”I’ve made notes of the steps which I’m going to follow…’
  ‘For someone aspiring to work in film, there is no better preparation”I’ve learnt lots and am excited to do more…’ ‘I learnt about documentaries and drama, jobs, such as director, writer etc…’ ‘Learnt a lot about job roles and how much needs doing whilst filming’ ‘This is a great experience that has allowed me to meet some interesting influential people that are living my dream’ ‘I know the role of a 1st and Producer and how many positions are needed to set a film..’
 Here’s some of the team with Director of Photography ‘Stil Williams’
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The first introductory session started with inspiring discussions from award winning film Director/Writers  Kolton Lee 
and Kara Smith 
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‘It was inspiring…’
‘I learnt you need to be passionate and be prepared to work hard…’    
‘It can be a lot about who you know  – Well now I know people…’
‘You don’t have to be from a privileged background to
make it..’    
Take a look at some of the great short films made by previous participants at the BFI Film Academy across the UK  BFI Academy Films
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