Arts Festivals

The YFA team are the best film workshop group we have ever asked to the Hay Festival. They are professional and easy going to work with, and brilliantly inspirational with the kids, who feel complete ownership. We've had them back for 5 yrs now and they always sell out."

Telegraph Hay Festival

YFA works with arts festivals in the UK, including the Telegraph Hay Festival and the London Children's Film Festival. We offer four unique and inspirational filmmaking workshops for arts festivals:

Make a Film in a Day

Adrenaline-fuelled, live action filmmaking. The stars of tomorrow work in teams to create their story, get into costume, shoot and edit their film in time for a World Premiere!

Age: 10-16
Duration: 10am-5pm
Cost: POA

Green Screen Trailers

Act out the movie trailer of your dreams in front of a professional green screen! A takehome DVD gives these young stars the chance to re-live their movie trailer experience at home, again and again...

Age: 5-13, plus parents/families
Duration: 10am-5pm, in 20/30 min slots
Cost: P.O.A

Screenwriting Masterclass

A beginnerʼs guide to creating stories for the screen. The winning team take home a prize - and, more importantly, the tools required to take their writing to the next level.

Age: 14 upwards
Duration: 2.5 hours
Cost: £375, plus travel and accommodation. *This is a subsidised rate for festivals only.

Schools Outreach

A great option for festivals looking to reach large numbers in local schools, YFAʼs flagship filmmaking programme takes place on school campus and gives up to 100 pupils a full day of practical filmmaking, culminating in a film festival and awards ceremony.

Age: 10-18
Duration: 9 - 4pm approx
Cost: £1500 + VAT for up to 100 students. For each additional student (up to 150) an extra £15 + VAT is payable. Travel and accommodation not included (unless less than 75 miles from London W1).

Make A Film in A Day (School of Wizardry)

27th May
St. John's Wood
Ages 8-10, 11-12 £140.00

Make An Animation Film in A Day

17th June
Shoreditch
Ages 8-10, 11-12 £140.00

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