Recite Me

Are you aged 16-19 years old?

Do you have a learning disability, autism or additional needs?

Would you like to make and star in your own film?


If this sounds like you, then you can apply for a place on Beacon Films BFI Film Academy 2018.

No experience is needed and applicants of all abilities are welcome.

The Film Academy includes 11 FREE filmmaking workshops and professional filmmakers who help you make your own film.

Workshops take place on Sundays from December 2018 up until February 2019 half term holiday.

Bursaries are available to cover travel and additional support costs.


How to apply:

Firstly you must attend a free taster workshop. This lasts approximately 2 hours. You must book a place in advance.

Date: Sunday 11 November 2018

Location: Key House, 11 Tankerville Pl, NE2 3AT

Time: Choose from 2 sessions

Session 1: 10.00am-12.15pm

Session 2: 1pm-3.15pm


Book Now:



Telephone: 0191 580 7000


If you can’t attend on the 11 November but want to apply or find out more, please contact Michelle to discuss further (


After the Taster and Application workshops, 12 young people will be offered a place. If awarded a place, there will be a one-off £25 administration fee.


All workshops are FREE to attend and take place in Newcastle.