BFI Future Film

We host Future Film events every month for 15-25 year olds who love film.


Our exciting events focus on a different area of film or the industry and help young filmmakers learn more about their craft.

The annual BFI Future Film Festival takes place over a weekend in February every year, with a packed line up of workshops, masterclasses, networking opportunities, screenings and Q&As at BFI Southbank.

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8th BFI Future Film Festival highlights

After winning a place on a workshop with Film Critic Ashley Clark, young journalists wrote about some of their highlights you can look forward to at the 8th BFI Future Film Festival.

Grace Barber-Plentie on Fight the Power: How to Be Black in the British Film Industry (PDF)

Tom Bond on The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness (PDF)

Maisie Bruno on Whiplash (PDF)

William Guy on Fiction Shorts (PDF)

Husna Rizvi on Women in Film and TV (PDF)

Silvia Rose on Documentary Shorts (PDF)

Lewis Rymond on The Possibilities are Endless (PDF)

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