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The National Youth Film Academy, Supported by the BFI Future Film, Introduces New Summer Programme ‘Make it Happen,’ Supporting the UK’s Young Film Talent

From 15–26 August, the National Youth Film Academy is on the hunt to discover the UK’s most talented young filmmakers and actors, searching for the next Danny Boyle, Sam Taylor-Wood or Michael Caine.

Supported by the Directors Guild Trust and the Directors Guild of Great Britain, graduates will showcase their talents at the esteemed BFI Southbank at a special screening of their work on Friday 26 August 2011.

Over 3,000 budding young film fans auditioned for this groundbreaking new summer programme and 60 talented individuals have been hand-picked to take part in this exciting new scheme.

This group of 16–25-year olds will be given two weeks to train in their chosen field, to learn from respected industry professionals and meet with like-minded individuals to write, film and produce their own short film.

Supported by BFI Future Film, the NYFA is a unique and dynamic, not for profit organisation created to locate, educate, develop and promote the talents of exceptionally gifted Young Actors and Film Makers uprising in the UK today. It is dedicated to giving exceptionally gifted individuals the best possible opportunity to succeed in the film industry.

To learn about this exciting programme, Simon Bird from Channel 4’s The Inbetweeners talks about Make it Happen at www.nyfa.org.uk

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