Membership Information

These programmes are for Approved Members only. To become an Approved Member, you must first pass our SetReady Course. Apply for Approved Membership Here > 

Summer Shorts Programme

Our Summer Shorts programme is the opportunity for our Members to produce a short film which is then premiered at RainDance Film Festival. 

Members are invited to submit their film ideas. Successful applicants will be awarded £3000 which can be spent on location, equipment and costume. 

Summer Shorts – How to Apply

Approved Members can find out more information in regards to important dates and application guidelines below

Summer Shorts 2020 Fact Sheet>

Application deadline 1st January 2020 

1K Challenge Programme

Around every Quarter we give our Approved Members the opportunity to apply for a grant to fund a short film. 

Successful applicants will be awarded £1,000 which can be spent on location, equipment and costume. 

We base the themes of these short film around significant events in the calendar year. 

1K Challenge – The themes 

  • Christmas film – Release 20/12/2019
  • We are all equal  – Release 8/03/2020
  • Our world, look after it!  – Release 5/06/2020
  • Love over violence – Release Date 21/09/2020

1K Challenge – How to Apply

Approved Members can find out more information in regards to important dates and application guidelines below.

1K Challenge 2020 Fact Sheet >

(Application deadlines in guideline PDF)

Emerging Brits Programme

Every 3 years our most committed and successful members are nominated to be one of the National Youth Film Academy’s Emerging Brits. This is a year long, free, members only programme consisting of workshops, work experience and collaboration.

Throughout the year Emerging Brits will be given a budget to work in groups and create a short film which will be premiered at a top London cinema at an Industry Screening.

Applications are open again April 2021 

To meet our current Emerging Brits please view their profiles here >