November 13, 2008

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: The 10th Leeds Young Peoples' Film Festival

The 10th Leeds Young Peoples' Film Festival
 is still accepting submissions for the 2009 Festival, taking place on
2 - 10 April 2009

We are looking for exciting and innovative films made BY children and young people from across the UK. The films can be shorts in any genre (fiction, documentary, animation) and in any format up to 10 minutes long. With an established reputation as the most interactive young peoples' Festival in the United Kingdom with over 5000 participants each year, we want films that will excite and motivate our audiences and that showcase the best and newest young filmmakers from around the country.

NYFA (National Young Filmmakers' Award) is for short films made BY children and young people (up to 19 years old) in the UK. Selected films will be entered into competition where a jury comprising of industry professionals will award £250 prizes in two age categories to the chosen films.
Please note new Deadline for entries Friday 19th December 2008.

If your film is completed, please send it in now!

Go to to download the entry forms.

Kind Regards,

Martin Grund
Development Coordinator
Leeds Film

Leeds Film, Town Hall, The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AD, UK
T: +44 (0)113 2478389. F: +44 (0)113 2478494

Part of Leeds City Council and supported by Screen Yorkshire and MEDIA, Leeds Film organises:
- 22nd Leeds International Film Festival, 4th - 16th November 2008
- 10th Leeds Young People's Film Festival, 2nd - 10th April 2009
- MediaFish and Film Academy

Leeds Film is a member of:
- International Festivals and Events Association (
- European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation (
- European Children's Film Association (

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