Film making courses, events & schools programmes for kids and young people

Young Film Academy (YFA) is the UKʼs leading provider of filmmaking courses, schools film making programmes, community filmmaking projectsfilm making outreach events and kids film parties to young people aged 6-19.

Based in London, and now in our 10th year, we work nationwide to help 7,500 young people complete their first digital films, from West End-premiered movies to curriculum-linked film projects in schools.


Young Film Academy is a hub partner in the British Film Institute (BFI) Film Academy Network, helping to find top UK emerging talent. YFA designs and delivers high quality educational film projects for the UKʼs largest arts institutions, right down to small groups of kids who just want to have fun making movies or hosting film making parties at home...


So if you want to get kids involved in filmmaking - whether itʼs for a day, a week or a year, get in touch!


  My sons couldn't have had a happier time with Young Film Academy and now seem to know more about film making than I do. This is quite awkward. Richard Curtis
(Love Actually, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill, Bridget Jones' Diary)

Film in Schools

The world is changing. Fast. Learning how visual media is created is now an important part of every student's education. YFA offer enrichmnent days for students & INSET training. Read more

Holiday Courses

Our courses focus on the dynamic, hands-on approach to filmmaking – because we believe there's no better way to learn than getting out there and DOING it! Read more - See more at: Read more

Kids Film Parties

Looking for a great kids party idea? How about the best filmmaking kids parties on the planet? YFA offer three great party package options for ages 6-16. Click HERE to find out more about our film parties for children

Christmas course

12th December
Ages 8-13 £115.00

Make A Film in A Day

29th March
St. John's Wood
Ages 8-13 £0.00

4-Day Film School

30th March - 2nd April
Ages 10-13 £0.00

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