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BIMM Group Acquires MetFilm School

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BIMM Group has acquired MetFilm School.

This marks a significant milestone in its commitment to providing high-quality specialist film school education, positioning BIMM University and MetFilm School as the leading provider of undergraduate film courses in the UK and Europe.

According to the BFI Skills Report 2022, the UK remains the second-biggest global market for film and high-end prestige TV productions. However, the film industry is expected to grow at 7% over the next two years, with an estimated skills gap building to 21k positions within the industry before 2025. BIMM University, alongside their existing Screen and Film School and now MetFilm School, are committed to battling and bridging this skills gap.

They recognise the increasing importance of specialised education in the film sector, and that the UK requires an educational space that can cater to the needs of a rapidly expanding industry.
This acquisition will provide that space, as well as:
Expanding BIMM's existing campus offerings for film students across the UK and Germany to include MetFilm's state-of-the-art campuses in Leeds, Berlin, and London, where MetFilm is situated in the historic Ealing Studios.
Giving students comprehensive training in both traditional and cutting-edge aspects of filmmaking
Meeting the demand for skilled professionals in virtual production and artificial intelligence, with access to BIMM University AI_Labs
Enhancing student networking opportunities.

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