BFI Film Academy 2018 – OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

BFI Film Academy 2018 – OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

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Applications will be open for this year’s GMAC Film BFI Film Academy from 20th August!

GMAC Film is excited to announce this year’s BFI Film Academy, a free 4 month course for 16-19 year olds interested in pursuing a career in film.

Over the 12 weeks this immersive experience will deepen your understanding of visual storytelling through watching and discussing films, as well as learning camera, sound and editing skills at one of Scotland’s top filmmaking schools, The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS). Through a combination of theory and practical work you will develop the skills you require to work collaboratively to make a short film.

We will be holding a RECRUITMENT OPEN EVENING on Thursday 30th August between 5.30pm and 7.30pm at:

GMAC Film
5TH FLOOR
TRONGATE 103
GLASGOW
G1 5HD

Participants will be able to watch the films made by previous BFI Alumni and speak to them about how the Film Academy has helped them progress as filmmakers. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions and receive support in completing your application form.

If you are planning to come along to our RECRUITMENT OPEN EVENING Please RSVP to filmacademy@gmacfilm.com

The BFI Film Academy at GMAC Film is a free course and travel expenses will be reimbursed.

To be eligible to apply you must be aged between 16 and 19 on the 6th of October and not be attending University. For further information and to ask for an application form please email filmacademy@gmacfilm.com or you can download the application form below.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON 16th September 2018.

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Vacancy – Operations and Communications Assistant

Vacancy – Operations and Communications Assistant

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We are excited to offer a position to a dynamic self-starter who would like to join our small, creative team in the role of Operations & Communications Assistant.  We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, friendly, multi-tasking, has a positive attitude and strong work ethic.   This is an excellent opportunity for anybody who has a desire to work in the film sector. For full details and to apply, please click through to our jobs page

FIND Forum @ GFF 2017

FIND Forum @ GFF 2017

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FIND Forum @ GFF 2017 – Come and join the conversation !

 

When : Wed 22 Feb 2016 , 09:30 – 13:00 hrs.

Where: CCA Clubroom, 350 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G2 3JD

 

FIND Scotland recruited 12 young, talented individuals from under represented groups and supported them to pursue a career in the Scottish screen industries through an intensive programme of training, industry placements, career guidance, and short film commissioning.

The FIND Forum will share the findings from the pilot programme and discuss how we can best enhance the diversity of Scotland’s screen industry, with representatives from the FIND team and range of industry partners.Ali Bailey from Directors UK will deliver a keynote speech and there will be screenings of the short films commissioned as part of the FIND Scotland programme. This event will close with a discussion exploring a new framework for recruitment of people from diverse backgrounds in to the screen sector in Scotland.

 

FIND Scotland is a partnership project delivered by GMAC Film, Screen Education Edinburgh and Station House Media Unit and is supported by Creative Scotland through the Screen Sector Skills Fund.

 

This event is part of Glasgow Film Festival Industry Focus. Industry Focus brings together filmmakers, producers, financiers, exhibitors and distributors for three days of panels, pitches and networking. For more information visit http://glasgowfilm.org/glasgow-film-festival/industry/

 

Please note that spaces are limited and registration for this free event via Eventbrite is required whether or not you have a festival pass . Refreshments and lunch will be provided : https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/find-forum-gff2017-diverse-futures-in-film-television-tickets-31090842547

Junior Movie Club November: Sunshine On Leith

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Thursday 3rd of November / 4 – 6pm

Two Scottish soldiers return from a tour of duty in to their hometown of Leith (Edinburgh, Scotland). We witness the trials and tribulations as we follow the love lives of both soldiers and their families as they all come to terms with a life out of the war-zone. One of our heroes proposes too early and the other doesn’t commit early enough.

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If you’re mad about movies – come be mad with GMAC!

Our Junior Movie Club is a free monthly film night for 10-14 year olds that is programmed by young people for young people in our very own private cinema. We watch some fab films, we talk about films & we plan some more films to watch. You also get some free munchies & we book you a free taxi home if you stay in greater Glasgow. All you need to do is make your way to GMAC Film, the Junior Movie Club is on the 1st Thursday of every month at 4pm.

GMAC Film’s Junior Movie Club is part of our Mad About Movies Project, funded through Creative Scotland’s Cashback for Creativity. Learn more about Mad About Movies or get in touch at madaboutmovies@gmacfilm.com.

Summer School 2016 – Casting Call for Actors!

Summer School 2016 – Casting Call for Actors!

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GMAC Film is running its annual filmmaking Summer School for young people aged 15-19 in Glasgow’s 103 Trongate from 25TH JULY – 7th AUGUST and we will be looking for talented actors to star in this years film being shot on location on the Southside of Glasgow.

Summer School is a fantastic opportunity for young actors to hone their skills and develop as performers in the fast paced film sector and experienced actors to reconnect with indie filmmaking and pass on skills and experiences.
GMAC Films Summer School is set over two weeks with the first week being a rehearsal week at GMAC Film head quarters and week two shooting on location in Glasgow’s Southside.

This year’s film is set around a family unit and we are looking for the following characters:

– Father
– Mother
– Teenage Son (playing age 18 – 21 yrs)
– Teenage Daughter (playing age 14 – 18 yrs)

If you are applying you must be available from the 25th July – 05th August and be able to make your way to GMAC Film at 103 Trongate, G1 5HD. All travel expenses will be reimbursed.

If you are suitable for a role you will be invited to a casting and screen test day held at GMAC Film on the 12th of July.

At this stage we are interested in actors submitting:

• Name
• Address
• Headshots (photos) of themselves,
• CV with any previous acting experience (If applicable)
• Age
• Height
• A cover letter confirming that if you were selected you would be available everyday between 25TH JULY–05TH AUGUST

By email: madaboutmovies@gmacfilm.com
By Post: Summer School, GMAC Film, 5th floor, Trongate 103, Glasgow, G1 5HD

Junior Movie Club October: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

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Thursday 1st October / 4 – 6pm

Four kids travel through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia and learn of their destiny to free it with the guidance of a mystical lion. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a 2005 fantasy film directed by Andrew Adamson and based on the book ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ the first published by C. S. Lewis.

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If you’re mad about movies – come be mad with GMAC!

Our Junior Movie Club is a free monthly film night for 10-14 year olds that is programmed by young people for young people in our very own private cinema. We watch some fab films, we talk about films & we plan some more films to watch. You also get some free munchies & we book you a free taxi home if you stay in greater Glasgow. All you need to do is make your way to GMAC Film, the Junior Movie Club is on the 1st Thursday of every month at 4pm.

GMAC Film’s Junior Movie Club is part of our Mad About Movies Project, funded through Creative Scotland’s Cashback for Creativity and Young Start. Learn more about Mad About Movies or get in touch at madaboutmovies@gmacfilm.com.