Bournemouth Film School was established in 1966 and sits at the heart of AUB. We reflect the collaborative nature of the film industry, where different disciplines come together to create amazing work. We’ve created an environment where students produce award-winning films and go on to become some of the industry’s biggest names. With nine programmes, we make up the largest film school outside of London.
The courses we run are BA (Hons) Film Production, BA (Hons) Animation Production, BA (Hons) Visual Effects Design and Production, BA (Hons), Acting, BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design, BA (Hons) Make-up for Media and Performance, MA Film Production, MA Animation Production and BA (Hons) Creative Writing.
Many film schools can offer the opportunity to specialise and form production teams, but we forge collaborations like no other. BFS productions don’t just contain the work of Film Production, Visual Effects and Animation students. With Costume and Performance Design, Make-up for Media and Performance, and a whole host of other creative courses on the same campus, a full compliment of the creative industries makes for a truly unique filmmaking experience.
Megan Mitchell of Matchbox Cine Club, reflects and reports back following their enrollment on a Open City Documentary Festival and UCL short course, attended with a bursary from Film Hub South West.
BFI NETWORK South West are pleased to present our participants for the Script Development Lab 2021. 8 participants were selected from 110+ applications - here you can learn more about each individual.
New Directions is a programme supporting archive film events which retrace the historic steps that have brought the UK to its current political and cultural crossroads.