Teaching careers in screen media: a one day conference at BFI Southbank

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Course Description

Keynote from Gareth Ellis-Unwin, producer of the King’s Speech

This one day event at the BFI is designed to introduce teachers, tutors and careers advisors / teachers to the opportunities in the film industry. During the day, participants will hear about opportunities in the industry form from a range of industry and education/training organisations, including BFI Film Academy, Screen Skills and Mama Youth. Participants will also get to hear success stories from apprentices working in industry, and gain insights into working with VFX.

Through a series of workshops participants will learn about:

  • Opportunities for young people wanting to progress into the film industry.
  • The breadth of roles in film and television.
  • About an NCFE qualification that can prepare students for careers in film.
  • Ideas for incorporating real world screen skills into the teaching of media and English.
  • What resources are available to support teaching about the film industry.
  • How to use further resources to support pupils.

Course Outcomes

By the end of the event participants will:

  • Have a greater understanding of the roles available within the screen media sector.
  • Be signposted to resources that can be used with young people.
  • Have greater knowledge of the training opportunities available to young people in London.

Course Information

Date : Friday 5th July
Time: 10am – 3.30pm
Venue: BFI Southbank
Audience: This course is open to educators of young people aged 11-24 in London.

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