BFI Film Academy Edinburgh & South East Scotland 2018/19 – open for applications

Do you live in the South East of Scotland? Are you 16-19? Passionate about film? Interested in a career in the film industry?  If so, the BFI Film Academy is for you. This course offers you the chance to be part of our future film industry. Applications are now open for our next BFI Film Academy in Edinburgh […]

Podcast series created by Screen Education Edinburgh young people reveals positive impact of CashBack scheme

Podcast series created by Screen Education Edinburgh young people reveals positive impact of CashBack scheme

A new series of podcasts recorded by young people working with us here at Screen Education Edinburgh, explore the positive impact of creative CashBack projects across Scotland, for both the young people and artists involved. All participants involved in narrating, interviewing and recording the podcast have been participants on one or more of our Filmmaking courses […]

Short Film Making Access Course  23/07/18 – 27/07/18

Short Film Making Access Course 23/07/18 – 27/07/18

We are running a Short Film Making Access Course for young people aged between 13-18 living in Pilton, Granton and Muirhouse areas of Edinburgh. This 4 day  practical film making course is an opportunity for you to experience the key aspects of film making, from camera and sound production to screenwriting, directing, acting and editing. […]

The Edinburgh School Holiday Challenge in West Pilton

The Edinburgh School Holiday Challenge in West Pilton

Last week saw us working with young people at West Pilton Neighbourhood Centre on The Edinburgh School Holiday Challenge as part of City of Edinburgh Councils 1 in 5 project. A fantastic group of 19 participants from the Pilton/Muirhouse area came together during 5 days to learn all about camera and writing a story for […]

The Superheroes of North Edinburgh Childcare

The Superheroes of North Edinburgh Childcare

Our recent project with the After School Club at North Edinburgh Childcare introduced two new superheroes to the world: Rapid & The Portal!   The 12-week long project brought together primary school pupils from several after school clubs in the North Edinburgh area, who all learned how to write, shoot and edit their first film. […]

Moving Image Arts 2017-18 Finish Line!

Moving Image Arts 2017-18 Finish Line!

We are delighted that our students for this year’s Moving Image Arts AS qualification have all completed the course, sitting their final exam recently and with everyone completing their final films. An incredible amount of hard work and study have gone into everyone’s work and we’re proud of what they’ve all accomplished so far, with […]

Ghost Wins Best Film at EIFF

Ghost Wins Best Film at EIFF

We are delighted to announce that BFI Film Academy Highlands short film “Ghost” has won best film (age group 14-18 category) at the first ever Young Visions short film competition, as part of Edinburgh International Film Festival, 2018. The film went up against a number of other selected short films for the award, including our […]

SEE @ EIFF | Hands-on… Screenwriting

SEE @ EIFF | Hands-on… Screenwriting

SEE @ EIFF | Hands-on… Screenwriting Tuesday, 26 June 2018 | 4.30pm – 6.30pm | Workshop Space | Limited to 15 spaces. Want to learn the craft of scriptwriting? In this practical workshop you will learn how to develop your idea into a working outline, focusing on character, theme and journey throughout this session. You will also learn […]

SEE @ EIFF | Hands-on… Cinematography

SEE @ EIFF | Hands-on… Cinematography

Hands-on… Cinematography Sunday, 24 June 2018 | 11am – 1.45pm | Main Hall | This hands-on workshop will teach you everything you need to know about working with cameras. You will learn how to use composition, lens types, lighting and mise en scène to enhance your storytelling and create a polished look on a minimal budget. […]

SEE @ EIFF | Hands-on… Storyboarding

SEE @ EIFF | Hands-on… Storyboarding

Hands-on… Storyboarding Saturday, 23 June 2018 | 3.15pm – 5pm | Boardroom | Limited to 12 spaces. Before you pick up a camera, the best way to visualise a film is through shot design and storyboards. Whether in animation or live-action, storyboards are an important first part of filmmaking. This hands-on workshop will teach you everything you […]