Queries + FAQ's


Where does the academy take place?

Most of the academy happens at Rural Media’s studios on West Street, Hereford. Production filming days will be on location; Well confirm this location soon.

How much does it cost?

The cost of the course is £25.00 There are bursaries available to cover this cost and travel expenses. (Dependent on your circumstances). If you need support with the cost and are interested in a bursary, please email Dans@ruralmedia.co.uk

I’m at college. Is the BFI Film Academy still accessible?

Yes! The course takes place outside normal education hours on some Saturdays and during the October Half Term.

Do I need to be an expert in film already?

Not at all. You need to be interested in an aspect of filmmaking. This could be camera, sound, directing, costume, design, music, production, graphics.

I’m not going to be able to make every session, is this a problem?

We try to be as flexible as possible, but it’s important you attend as many of the sessions as possible. You’ll need to be able to attend ALL of the production week in October half term. If you have specific circumstances that may make this difficult, please contact us and we can discuss this with you

What is the Reframed event?

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Reframed is a celebration event combining master classes, careers and networking and a screening of the films created at our BFI Film Academy, it's held in partnership with Hereford Sixth Form College. 

QUESTIONS: Contact us on bfi@ruralmedia.co.uk or call 01432 344039