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Emerging Programme
Showcasing the UK's Top Emerging Film Talent! 



Emerging is a programme created to showcase the best talent the UK Film Industry has to offer. The National Youth Film Academy's Emerging programme showcases the next generation of actors and filmmakers to the industry. 

Want to be to be on the Emerging Programme? 

"The National Youth Film Academy has given me a fantastic opportunity to work in film"  - LEWIS COX, ACTOR 


Your Talent Showcased! 

The National Youth Film Academy (NYFA) Emerging Brits Industry Showcase takes place at the ODEON BFI IMAX, the largest cinema screen in Europe, our last showcase  was attended by industry professionals with the showcase celebrating the work of the talented young film members that have completed the NYFA Journey.


'We build, grow and accelerate career confidence in film ' ​


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The Emerging Brits Industry Showcase premiered the work of the academy’s handpicked rising stars in the UK. The exclusive screening premiered three short films, including Kindred – the latest work from Ali Kurr, the director behind the 2020 This Girl Can campaign – as well as Solvi, directed by Joseph Archer, and Rottweiler, directed by John Powell.

"Fortune favors the brave, the National Youth Film Academy gives young people the chance to be able to take risks"  - GARETH EDWARDS, DIRECTOR - ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY