DFMA currently holds courses at the following locations:

DFMA - Brighton

The Brighton academy is set in Copperdollar Studios which is situated in the heart of Brighton’s Kemptown, a few minutes walk from the seafront

DFMA - Bournemouth

DFMA studio provides a prime location for the Bournemouth Academy, just minutes away from the fashionable and popular area of Westbourne with its unique mix of shops, cafes and restaurants. The location also benefits for transport links to the centre of Bournemouth.


The London Academy is located at The Worx, a leading contemporary venue offering a unique creative environment. The Worx is ideally located only a two minute walk from Parsons Green tube, just a couple of stops from Earls Court on the District Line. There are excellent transport links from The Worx either by road or rail for quick access to the West End, City and Heathrow.


Motel studios which are set in a Victorian railway arch dating from 1865. Having retained the industrial soul of the building while adding luxurious finishes and facilities it’s an amazing place to learn with DFMA! Ideally located in the heart of trendy Shoreditch, London's fashion and creative industries, DFMA London also benefits from excellent transport links. Hoxton, Shoreditch and Liverpool Street tube and rail stations are all within easy reach.

DFMA - Manchester

Located on the first floor of the Old School House under a high vaulted ceiling, Studio 1 provides a unique working environment and is recognised as the North West's number one studio and production complex.


The Edinburgh academy is based at the Dovecot a landmark for contemporary art and design, built around a leading international tapestry studio. The studio is easily accessible in the heart of Edinburgh City Centre


*NEW VENUE* DFMA is located at Belfast Studio Rental, Northern Irelands largest contemporary shooting space


*NEW VENUE* DFMA Newcastle is at Mayfield Studios situated in the heart of Newcastle Upon Tyne

Open Days

DFMA holds open days, providing prospective students with an opportunity to meet teachers, have a look around to get a feel for the environment we work in, watch a demo and discuss career options and which course would best suit them.

Please contact us in advance if you wish to attend an open day.

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