National Youth Film Academy Reviews

Course reviews

The National Youth Film Academy has been helping young people aged 16-25 from across the UK since 2011.

At the heart of the organisation is the ten-day Introductory Course, which brings together like minded individuals for two weeks as they write, shoot and produce their own short film.

This is what our participants have said about the course:

The organisation has been able to help many of its members move into employment as actors and filmmakers. Read a few examples here and find out more about some of our former participants on our Alumni page.

Alternatively; watch some views from previous participants below:

Any advice for future course participants?

Thoughts on the final screening event?

Jobs Hub Reviews

The National Youth Film Academy jobs hub has been running since October 2017 and to date has posted over 200 opportunities to its 3000+ members. The aim of the hub is to link young people across the country with entry-level and junior roles across the film industry.

Reanne Good-Jones, VFX Co-ordinator at LipSync Post
LipSync Post were looking for a Runner for their main office and advertised on the National Youth Film Academy jobs hub. They found Ross, who managed to secure a permanent position with the company following a face-to-face interview.

Laura Clifford, National Youth Film Academy Member
Laura did the National Youth Film Academy course a couple of years ago and has been a member of the jobs hub since its inception. She has applied for, and been fortunate enough to get, several opportunities through the hub which have added significant experience to her CV.


Have you been involved in the National Youth Film Academy and want to help us shout about your success? Give us a call on 0191 348 0137 or email for more information. We would love to hear from you!