BFI announce 'Star Wars: Episode IX' trainee scheme

Screen | 5/24/2018 | Ben Dalton
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The BFI Film Academy Future Skills programme will run for another round on Star Wars: Episode IX, in partnership with producers Lucasfilm.

The programme, which is designed to provide film career opportunities for under-represented young people from all over the UK, has 30 paid places for trainees in a variety of craft and technical roles. The majority will be graduates from the BFI Film Academy.

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The renewal of this scheme follows a pilot version on Solo: A Star Wars Story, released today (May 24), which put 28 trainees in production roles ranging including sound, lighting, camera and art department.

Of that first intake, 75% of trainees were women, 45% from...
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