This short film was made by students attending the East Midlands British Film Institute (BFI) Academy sessions, held earlier this year at the University of Lincoln, with help from craft mentors at the Lincoln School of Media (LSM) – staff, students and graduates. The course was jointly co-ordinated by Robert Pitman (CfBT Education Services) and Brian Hall (LSM).
Another great watch is next and it gives an insight into the creative project. Electric Egg created this ‘behind the scenes’ documentary about the first East Midlands BFI Academy school 2013.
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The Lincoln’s School of Media was selected as one of 24 regional partners to deliver a BFI Film Academy. The University of Lincoln has been working in partnership with CfBT Education Services, creators of the Lincolnshire Awards for Film Teamwork and Achievement (LAFTAs). Together they played host to 18 budding film-makers during a nine-week academy. Robert Pitman of CfBT Education Services said: “The Academy proved to be a fantastic opportunity for young people across the East Midlands to develop their skills and connect with one of the most vibrant and dynamic sectors within the creative industry. Building on the successful partnership and collaboration with the University of Lincoln’s School of Media, we are delighted that the BFI Programme has continued our tradition of high quality opportunities for young people, linking directly with the LAFTAs Film Awards and support from our patron Jim Broadbent.”
Sarah Barrow, Head of LSM: “It is fantastic that teenagers from around the region and beyond have been able to experience the art of film-making and learn from industry-leading experts. We were also pleased to be able to involve some of our existing students in the programme, so that they were able to pass on the benefit of their own experiences and add something really valuable to their own CVs. It was a wonderful experience for everyone involved, and the resulting short film and documentary are testament to the participants’ hard work, skill and dedication.”