Here are some links to organisations or initiatives we think might be useful to young filmmakers:
BBC film network
Encounters short film festival
And here are some fantastic short films made for our BFI Academy alumni, with top industry names sharing advice and talking about how they got started:
BFI Film Academy: How do I become a screenwriter?
(featuring Abi Morgan, Hossein Amini, Olivia Hetreed, James Graham, Bola Agbaje)
BFI Film Academy: How do I become a documentary filmmaker?
(featuring Ken Loach, John Akomfrah, Kim Longinotto, Lucy Walker, Louise Osmond, Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard)
BFI Film Academy: How do I become a cinematographer?
(featuring Barry Ackroyd, Erik Wilson, Sue Gibson, Nina Kellgren, Tat Radcliffe)
BFI Film Academy: How do I become an animator?
(featuring Peter Lord, Joanna Quinn, Marcus Armitage, Lizzy Hobbs, Phoebe Boswell)
BFI Film Academy: How can I find work in VFX and SFX?
(featuring Neil Corbould)
BFI Film Academy: How do I become a film programmer?
(featuring Clare Stewart, Michael Blyth, Jemma Desai, Andrew Simpson, Ian Rattray, Philip Ilson)
Make a Film in A Day
St. John's Wood