Sign Up For Tim Reid’s Legacy Media Institute’s Filmmaker’s Workshop @BFI Monday 12 – Saturday 24 Sept 2016

Tim Reid

Tim Reid

Reserve your slot at Tim Reid’s Legacy Media Institute a highly subsidised course for film makers, that takes place at the BFI Southbank. Its aimed at BAME film makers who need professional insight and experience and takes place from the 12-24th September.

Tim Reid is a visiting US Actor/Producer/Director (Treme, Sister, Sister, Once Upon a Time when we were Coloured) and brings a two week film makers workshop for diverse film makers who hold a basic understanding of film production. The course aims to promote diversity in front of and behind the camera, via a two week full time professional participatory production workshops which includes the group production of a short film (screened in the main cinema of the BFI Southbank at the end of the course on the 24 September). Successful participants will gain valuable experience of professional practice through coaching from qualified and experienced Film Arts professionals.

This year our tutors include Burt Caesar (Race and Representation in Shakespeare on Film), Hollywood cinematographer, John Simmons (Once Upon a Time when we were coloured, Dark Girls etc) as well as Director, Deborah Riley Draper whose new film, Olympic Pride, American Prejudice has received acclaim in Berlin. It’s an ideal two week intensive course for young and old, who have some prior training in film making but who will gain enormously from exposure to industry practice. All ages from 18+ are welcome.

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African Odysseys present: Legacy Media Institute’s Filmmakers’ Workshop 

A two-week intensive filmmakers’ workshop led by multi-award winning filmmaker Tim Reid.

Monday 12 Sept – Saturday 24 Sept BFI Southbank (Education)

Multi-award winning filmmaker Tim Reid presents a two-week intensive filmmakers’ workshop through his initiative Legacy Media Institute (, which promotes diversity on both sides of the camera and creates a unique exchange where participants collaborate with top Hollywood and UK industry professionals (including cinematographer, John Simmons and actor and educator, Burt Caesar) to refine their filmmaking skills. The programme will culminate in a short film, screened as part of African Odysseys in front of a London audience.

Course fee £120.00. Places will be awarded by application via

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