Ted and Tamzin’s Week at Calling the Shots Work Experience

Ted and Tamzin – FILMS ‘N’ THAT

Hello, we are Tamzin and Ted.

We have been on a week long work experience at Calling the Shots in Spike Island, were we wanted to learn about what it’s like to work within a professional production company. During our time, we were able to visit the Calling the Shots production office, take a trip to IFNOTNOW Digital and visit Films@59 post-production house, in Clifton. Our task for the week, was to create a podcast, using our own voices and recorded interviews to talk about the different job roles within the film and video industry, as well as create promotional material like gifs and photo stills to upload to social platforms like Facebook and Instagram to draw audiences towards our podcast.

Read more

BFI Animation Camp – Getting ready!

Just three weeks to go before our sixth annual BFI Film Academy Animation Camp!

We have recruited our 25 budding animation industry entrants who will be spending a week in February with us at beautiful Barton Camp in the Mendips, living and breathing animation.

Over the course of the week they will be trying out a range of classic animation techniques including pixilation, sand animation, lip-syncing and hand drawn production as well as learning about the fundamental principles of creating the illusion of life in an inanimate object or drawing.

Check back soon for news, photos and films from the camp.
BFI mailing list

Sign up to receive newsletters and updates on the BFI Film Academy.



Exciting new Technical Coordinator role at CTS!

*ROLE FILLED*

CTS are looking for a Technical Coordinator with experience in film and creative media production.

Their role will be to support the company’s production and post-production activities, and in particular to liaise with our stakeholders and partners on New Creatives, a project that will see the production of film, audio and immersive content for the BBC in partnership with Arts Council England, made by filmmakers aged 16-30.  The Technical Coordinator will also work on the company’s on-going production slate.

CTS is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from potential colleagues of all backgrounds, abilities, identities and cultures.
Read more

BFI Animation Camp 2019 confirmed!

Calling the Shots are pleased to announce that applications for our annual animation camp on behalf of the British Film Institute will open in September.

The six-day residential course will take place at Barton camp from Saturday, 16th until Friday 22nd February, 2019.

The BFI Film Academy animation camp is open to all young people aged 16-19 with a passion for animation.

Find Out more here