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Director Mat Kirkby nominated for Oscars

YFA Director James Walker's upcoming feature film The Naked Rambler is to be directed by Oscar nominated director Mat Kirkby. His latest short-film The Phone Call (Sally Hawkins, Jim Broadbent) has been submitted for 'Best live action short'. Everyone at…


2015 filmmaking Courses!

2014 was an amazing year for Young Film Academy’s filmmaking courses. A massive thank-you to all our students and tutors for producing amazing films (view some here) So in 2015 to meet demand we plan to run more…


YFA Course film screened at festival

We at YFA are extremely proud to announce one of our students films ‘HUGO’ was recently screened at the WHY? Festival; a Festival all about young peoples’ filmmaking.  With a Q & A after the screening and a…


'The Mirror' debuts

YFA Director Ed Boase’s feature film ‘The Mirror’ has been released to great success after it’s debut at the 2014 Fright Fest with reviewers saying ‘The Mirror is one of the best UK horror movies in quite some time.’ (Luke…


2014/15 BFI Film Academy

Our 2014/15 BFI Film Academy applications have closed!



We’ve selected 16, 16-19 year old aspiring filmmakers to participate on our intense 10-week fiction filmmaking course. Featuring talks from industry experts, tuition from experienced film directors, collaborating with…



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