Early Stage Creatives

Are you an early-stage creative or filmmaker? Then the below programmes provide great opportunities to kick-start your career.

BFI Film Academy

BFI Film Academy offers opportunities for 16 – 25 year olds, anywhere in the UK, to get to know more about film and how to make a career in the screen industries.

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Make Shift

Make Shift is Watershed’s place for early career creatives who are interested in creative technology and/or film practice.

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