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BFI Film Academy at the Barbican

Since October last year Eelyn has been running the BFI Film Academy at the Barbican Centre, training aspiring 16-19 year old filmmakers. The course has attracted some highly motivated and talented young people from across London.

Eelyn has worked closely with the Creative Learning department at the Barbican to design an exciting, fast track introduction to the film production process. We have been looking at British films including Kes and The Third Man to inspire ideas for 90 second micro shorts. The four films written and produced by the students will be screened at the Barbican in March and submitted to film festivals internationally.

Eelyn has been working alongside her long-term collaborators, cinematographer Winstan Whitter and editor Francis Morgan-Giles to deliver the programme.

Image: Production Still from 'The Feral Man' courtesy of Ben Grady, student on the course


IMAGE Creature of the Estuary Selected for Festival in Bogotá

Wednesday, 15 November 2017
Delighted to annouce that Creature of the Estuary has been selected for the 15th edition of the Bogotá Short Film Festival. The festival received almost 4000 short films... Read More...

IMAGE Creature of the Estuary Selected for Aesthetica Short Film Festival

Monday, 16 October 2017
The BAFTA recognised Aesthetica Short Film Festival has selected Creature of the Estuary for their festival in York in November 2017. The film is programmed in 'Ghost Town', Artist's... Read More...

IMAGE Art of Change with the Barbican

Friday, 16 June 2017
Eelyn Lee has been invited to devise a new project for the Barbican's Art of Change season. Working in collaboration with students from Sydney Russell School and commumity members from Barking and Dagenham, Eelyn will make new work... Read More...