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Course offers Barking and Dagenham teenagers foot into film industry

PUBLISHED: 07:00 29 September 2018

Young Film Academy. Picture: LBBD

Young Film Academy. Picture: LBBD

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Aspiring filmmakers from Barking and Dagenham can learn tricks of the trade from industry experts in a new course announced today.

The Young Film Academy is running a 10-day programme for teenage TV and film aficionados at Barking and Dagenham College.

At the sessions, which take place throughout October and November as part of a collaboration with the British Film Council, successful applicants will learn insider knowledge on how break into the industry.

There are 20 spaces available for the course, which also features workshops and masterclasses from leading UK production companies.

The £25 course ends with a film premiere organised and marketed by the students, who will come up with their own way to distribute the flick.

Given that the borough is building London’s largest film studio for 25 years, Cllr Evelyn Carpenter said the programme was “a great opportunity” for young people “to develop the skills needed for the jobs the film studio will create”.

Apply before October 17 here.

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