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Notable Alumni

The National Youth Film Academy prides itself in finding the best in young British filmmaking and acting talent since 2011, below is a selection of notable past students who continue to carry the standard and work professionally in the industry. CHRIS LEW KUM HOI Chris Lew Kum Hoi  is an actor who joined National Youth […]

By nationalyouthfilmacademy | Blog . Industry Insight . Members . NYFA Members
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Mar
23

How Could THIS Happen to Spielberg?

If there is anyone in the industry you don’t want to miss a call from it’s Steven Spielberg. In the beginning, the global success of the pioneering director wasn’t a walk through Jurassic Park. Attending high school in Phoenix, Arizona, Spielberg was viciously bullied. He was taunted with anti semitic slurs and beaten up after […]

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Oct
03

Becoming A Film Director: Getting Started

There are many routes to becoming a film director, and most successful film directors each have a different story as to how they started. Common to all of them, however, is often a passion for film, determination, an ability to adapt, and a creative approach to getting experience. If you have ambitions to become the […]

By Lois-Amber Toole | Advice & Guidance
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Aug
16

The Young Director’s Kit: Essential Items

Whether you are directing your first short film, a full length feature, or simply assisting on set, there are a few essential items that will help the day to run smoothly. Film sets can be chaotic and demanding, for both small and large productions. For outdoor shoots, the weather can be unpredictable. During indoor shoots, […]

By Lois-Amber Toole | Advice & Guidance
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