We inspire, support and showcase young film talent. By bringing together like minded people in front of inspiring speakers and mentors we help the film industry grow.
Our events explained
National Youth Film Awards
Our annual Red Carpet event working with ODEON acknowledges the achievements of the most talented and successful student filmmakers and actors in an evening of celebration.
The most inspiring event for young people wanting to get into film, our spring conference brings top-class speakers to our Members from some of the most successful and innovative organisations and people in the world.
Live Panel Discussions
Inviting subject experts and filmmakers to share their views, our panel discussions offer focused conversations based on the main forces shaping the future of film.
On Site Visits
Our on-site visits are full of helpful ideas to implement in your own film career giving members an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the most creative and innovative film organisations.
Film Talks (live and online) offer regular opportunities to hear from inspirational filmmakers and actors share their story, providing you with valuable lessons and insight.
Industry Board Dinner
Held every quarter, 2 Members of our Industry board are joined by an small group our Membership to share stories bringing together great food, inspirational people and captivating conversations.
Set in the private dining rooms of some of the UK’s trendiest restaurants and bars, these relaxed Member only spotlight dinners bring together great food and captivating conversations where members can share ideas and celebrate friendship.
Our informal social events bring like-minded people together to catch-up over drinks, a spot of lunch, outdoor activities or an evening out.
Partnering with some of the top film and drama schools, we bring our members together to meet with some of the best practitioners in the industry. Online and Offline
Taking our members back into the cinema to watch classic and artistically celebrated films.
Breakthrough into Film
Intensive 5 day programme (Acting / Writing / Filmmaking) allowing participants the opportunity to develop the skills they need to work professionally as an Actor, the programme offers the chance to meet and work with fellow Actors and Filmmakers looking to kickstart their careers.
Giving members the opportunity to work in a group to write, produce, shoot and distribute their very own short film. Whilst being given access to industry leading mentors to inspire them along the way.
Selected Members are put on career development programme whilst working in a group to create a short film
4 of the very best NYFA produced films are selected by our industry board and showcased at a prestigious industry event. Selected cast and crew are invited to attend.
Become a member to access our events
Joining NYFA costs as little as £6 per month with a range of services that will help kick start your film career. NYFA believe in helping all young people gain access to our network regardless of their background this is why membership costs vary based on your financial circumstance. You can download our membership fee table for more detailed information.
You can choose to pay either yearly or monthly plus one-off £15 registration fee
If you have any questions about the membership costs, please call our customer service team on
020 8051 3200
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