BFI Future Film Festival returns for aspiring filmmakers
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Fancy yourself as a future BAFTA Award Winner? You’re in luck - the BFI Future Film Festival is returning from 16th - 18th February, with a packed line-up of workshops, masterclasses, networking opportunities, screenings and Q&As at BFI Southbank. Future Film Festival is open to everyone aged 15-25, with ticket prices kept to a minimum so that everyone has a chance to attend. Aspiring filmmakers will be able to take part in sessions designed to inspire and develop their knowledge and skills and help them find their own pathway into the world of film. The Festival will also welcome award-winning directors including Sally El Hosaini (My Brother the Devil), Penny Woolcock (One Mile Away, From the Sea to the Land Beyond, 1 Day) and Rob Savage (Strings) to discuss their careers and offer participants a valuable insight into the industry. Day one of the Festival (Saturday 16th February) will focus on fiction storytelling. As well as a selection of short films by talented new directors, there will be a screening of 20-year- old Rob Savage’s BIFA-award winning debut feature Strings, and Sally El Hosaini’s multi-award winning first feature film My Brother the Devil. Other highlights will include practical writing insights, examining distribution and exhibition opportunities for emerging talent, tackling the on-screen kiss and approaching how to film controversial subject matter.
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