£5,000 Film Award & Screening


1st March 2020 at 11:59am - 1st March 2020 at 12:59pm

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Opportunity Details

£5,000 competition for your short film. 



Have you Directed, Written, Produced or Starred in a Short Film. Would you like to win a prize of £5,000 value for your talent? 


We are on the search for the best young filmmakers and actors in the UK. We invite you to submit your short film to be considered to win £5,000 value prize! 


What are we looking for?  

We are looking for short films that showcase your talent 


What will you win? 

  1. £2,500 cash award 
  2. £1,000 Scholarship to the National Youth Film Academy, SetReady Course. 
  3. £1,500 towards the screening of your film at Odeon Cinemas 


  1. You must be aged 16-25 to apply. 
  2. You must be a Member of the National Youth Film Academy at the time of applying, membership is as little as £10 for 3 months. 
  3. You have permission to submit the film from the Copyright owner 
  4. You must have one of these roles in the film. Director, Writer, Actor, DOP, Producer, Editor, Assistant Director 
  5. The Film must be under 30 minutes in length. 

How to Apply? 

  1. Submit a link to the URL to your short film by applying on this page. 
  2. If it is Password Protected, please put the password in the notes section 
  3. You may wish to attach additional documents but it’s not compulsory, 

How do we select the winner?

  • All applicants will be longlisted by our talent team 
  • Longlist shall be presented to our Industry Advisory Board to Shortlist 5 films 
  • 5 films shall then be presented to the Membership to Vote for. The film with the most votes shall win. 
  • The National Youth Film Academy’s decision is final and applicants are unable to appeal this decision. 


Deadline to apply 

1st June 2020 


Good luck! 

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