BFI Film Academy offers opportunities for ambitious 15-25 year olds, anywhere in the UK, to get to know more about film and how to forge a career in the screen industries. The events are free to attend, but are only available to those aged between 15 – 25.
Kate McCoid is a Writer/Director based in Essex. She is primarily known for her horror-comedy short 'It’s Not Custard' which premiered at SXSW and has since gone on to find a home at Channel 4’s Random Acts and with horror giant Alter. Her most recent short Shelley is in development with the BFI South East Script Lab.
Kate has been nominated for and won awards at various BIFA and BAFTA qualifying festivals. Alongside her writing and directing, she has also established herself in the VFX department, working on films such as The Little Mermaid, The Flash, The French Dispatch & Detective Pikachu.