The British Film Institute (BFI)

 

 


 

The British Film Institute (BFI) was founded in 1933 and is a charity governed by a Royal Charter.

The BFI combine cultural, creative and industrial roles, bringing together the BFI National Archive and BFI Reuben Library, film distribution, exhibition and education at BFI Southbank and BFI IMAX, publishing and festivals. The BFI award Lottery funding to film production, distribution, education, audience development and market intelligence and research.

Film Forever is the BFI’s five year strategic plan for 2012-2017 to support UK film. The plan covers all of the BFI’s activities and is based around three priorities – education and audiences, support for the UK film industry and unlocking film heritage.

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Feb 20th 2017

Learn how to use film in the classroom, teach literacy and improve both reading and writing skills, with this free online course. Why use film to teach literacy? This free online course, led by film education experts from the British Film Institute (BFI) and film education charity Into Film, will examine the debate surrounding film as a vehicle for teaching literacy, alongside recent evidence demonstrating significant improvements in children’s reading and writing through use of film texts.

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Jan 23rd 2017

Learn from award-winning filmmakers about how films get from script to screen with this course from the NFTS and BFI Film Academy. Whether you’re a budding filmmaker or a film fan who wants to understand more about behind-the-scenes, this free online course from the internationally acclaimed National Film and Television School will have something for you.

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Jul 25th 2016

Take a guided tour through the process of making a feature film and meet some of the people who make films every day. Over three weeks, The Production Guild of Great Britain, guided by respected film and television professionals, will demystify the process of making a feature film. You will discover the key stages of how a film gets made and the different types of production.

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