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Colchester filmmakers for future can learn from the professionals
11:03am Wednesday 25th September 2013 in News
YOUNG would-be film directors of the future can learn from the professionals after a Colchester arts centre was chosen to run a course.
Signals Media Arts Centre, in St Runwalds Street, has been selected as a delivery partner for the BFI Film Academy, aimed at 16-19-year-olds with a passion for filmmaking.
Over 16 days from next month until February, applicants can be taught skills including acting, directing and writing for the big screen, lighting and camera knowledge, sound and post-production.
Those taking part also get a weekend pass to the Colchester Film Festival and a visit to Elstree Studios.
The course costs £25, but bursary places are available along with help with transport costs.
An opening evening for anyone interested will be held on October 7 from 4.30pm.
Visit www.signals.org.uk/bfiacademy to apply by October 9.
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