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European Youth Portal

Information and opportunities for young people across Europe.


Arts & entertainment

Film Festival

National Youth Film Festival dates announced

A new National Youth Film festival has been launched

Young people will now be able to learn and apply skills to make a film, in a new inititative launched for 5 - 19 year olds. This nationwide programme will give young people a chance to learn about film making and the industry. Over the next 4 years, The British Film Industry is investing £2.6 million of lottery funding, in order to make this happen.


As part of the festival, schools will be able to take pupils to teh cinema, free of charge, get involved in Q & A sessions with industry experts and take part in workshops.


The festival is set to run between 21st October 2013 - 8th November 2013.