We offer training courses for all ages.

BFI FILM ACADEMY 2021/22
FOR 16-19 YEAR OLDS*

Resource Productions BFI Film Academy is a unique opportunity to learn about filmmaking over 5 days in two of the most iconic film studios. Develop your commercial and cultural knowledge and equip yourself with the skills needed to begin your career path in the film industry!

Courses at Pinewood or Shepperton Studios 

Dates:

25th – 29th OCTOBER (HALF-TERM) (EVERY DAY)

8th JANUARY– 12th FEBRUARY 2022 (SATURDAYS ONLY)

COURSE FEE: £25 for successful applicants

Apply By 27th SEPTEMBER 2021

CREATIVE COLLECTIVE
ONE TO ONE

Our aim is to connect freelancers from all the creative arts with new contacts, networks, job opportunities and help secure employment/training. 

We can offer one-to-one sessions , assistance with travel expenses, subsistence, childcare and accommodation costs, free training and commissions that are tailored around you.

To complete the form you will need: 2 valid forms of ID, to confirm if you are employed or unemployed & proof of unemployment, as well as being over 19 and from the Slough, Windsor or Maidenhead areas. 

If you want to be added to the Berkshire Film Office Crew and Talent database, please also attach your CV, a headshot or company logo and a link to your work.

We look forward to working with you!


CREATIVE COLLECTIVE
MEET UP

Supported by Arts Council England, HOME Slough and BFI Hub South East, these popular evenings are open to local artists and arts organisations to attend, discuss and present their work, hear about art activities, listen to guests, look into funding and developing collaborative work and of course, Network!

Dates: Tuesday 23rd Nov

Time: 7pm – 9pm

Venue: Slough, the High Street

ART & DESIGN
Meet the Art Department

Want to know more about the Art Department? Want to know what they do and how they do it? Then come along to this one-day interactive workshop and meet an experienced Art Director. From storyboards to set design, prop making to set dressing and beyond, discover and see examples of work and find out what is needed to be part of this creative department.

Dates: Sat 20th November 2021

Time: 10am – 4pm

Venue: Venue tbc

£80 (Bursaries Available)

BFI DocLAB
– UNTOLD STORIES Beginners guide to documentaries

As part of the BFI DocLAB – Untold Stories programme, this workshop sets out the explain about the fundamentals of non-fiction storytelling. Find out what makes a good documentary and how to tell stories from your own life and community and have a chance to come up with your own documentary idea.

Dates: Sat 4th December 2021

Time: 10am – 1pm

Venue: Venue tbc

FREE

EDITING
Intro Into Editing

Get interactive with a professional editor and find out what editing software to offer the editor in you. Whether you are a beginner or want to build on your editing knowledge and confidence then this one-day hands-on course is not to be missed.

Dates: Sat 26th March 2022

Time: 10am – 4pm

Venue: Venue tbc

£80 (Bursaries Available)

VIDEOGRAPHY
Set Up and Shoot

A popular online workshop with those new to videography, but now with the chance to physically interact with camera equipment in a live environment, it’s going to be even more popular So, if you want to learn l the fundamentals of videography with a professional Director of Photography from setting up to shooting, then book your place now.

Dates: Fri 20th May 2022

Time: 10am – 4pm

Venue: Venue tbc

£80 (Bursaries Available)

DOCLAB UNTOLD STORIESRESIDENTIAL WEEKEND
In-depth development of documentary ideas

An immersive weekend of documentary-based activities. Including Masterclass sessions from industry experts, screenings, discussions, networking, skill sharing, practical exercises, sharing works-in-progress, critical feedback and much more. This is an ‘invitation only’ weekend, open to those who have participated in the Introductory workshop in December 2021.

Dates: Fri 21st – Sun 23rd Jan 2022

Venue: Venue tbc

By Invitation Only


Creative Collective 
Showcase

With two successful online, it’s time to get back on stage and present a live showcase that celebrates the culmination of our Creative Collective year with music, song, dance and digital art from artists and different faith and voluntary art groups of all ages from the local and Berkshire based community. To be part of this celebration and perform or screen your work. Then contact us now.

Dates: Sun 26th June 2022

Time: 7pm – 9pm

Venue: Venue tbc

Tickets by donations

INTRO TO ZOOM & SOCIAL MEDIA

Special ‘By Request Only’ sessions that will introduce you to the digital world of ZOOM and Social Media.

With practical tips, advice and Interactive demonstrations, find out how to get the best from online communications. These are ideal courses for individuals or groups of up to 10 people.

Dates: On request

Time:  On request

Venue: Online via ZOOM

INTO FILM CLUB – NOW ONLINE!
FOR 11-19 YEAR OLDS*

Every Monday 5pm – 6.30pm (Excl Bank Holidays)

Learn about the world of film and explore what it takes to get into the industry. Opportunities include:; practical filmmaking, work placements and experience on a film set.

Due to COVID- 19, our weekly Film Club session is now digital. If you’re a current member of Film Club or have been to previous sessions and are aged 11-19*, please click on the Facebook link below and join the Resource Youth Film Club group where we will post weekly updates on sessions and activities.

Supported by Youth Engagement Slough, Slough Borough Council, Pinewood Studios, Film Hub South East.

*Up to 25 with additional needs

SCRIPT SATURDAY
– NOW ONLINE!
FOR 11-19 YEAR OLDS* 

Second Saturday of every month 11am to 3pm

Learn about the world of film and explore what it takes to get into the industry. Opportunities include: practical filmmaking, work placements and experience on a film set.

Due to COVID- 19, our monthly Script Saturday Sessions session is now digital. If you’re a current member of Film Club or have been to previous sessions and are aged 11-19*, please click on the Facebook link below and join the Resource Youth Film Club group where we will post weekly updates on sessions and activities.

Supported by Youth Engagement Slough, Slough Borough Council, Pinewood Studios, Film Hub South East.

*Up to 25 with additional needs

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