YDALYNDY STOUT REVIEW

Winning post: Matthew Thorne

Matthew Thorne blew us away with his film, Where Do Lilacs Come From, which picked up the top prize in the Film School Asia Pacific category.  We find out what the Australian new director has been up to since his win. What have been your highlights since winning at the YDA Show in Cannes last June? […]

Winning Post: Alberto Belli

Alberto Belli is the Prince of Spoof and was winner of the web film category with his hugely popular spot for HBO. Here we catch up with the LA-based director on what he’s been up to since his win in Cannes. What have been your highlights since winning at the YDA show in Cannes six […]

Winning Post: The Turner Brothers

We absolutely cracked up when we viewed The Turner Brothers’ entry – a spot for Paperchase – which picked up second prize in the Web Film European category. So what has the UK directing duo been up to since? What have been your highlights since winning at the YDA show in Cannes? Being represented by international […]

Winning Post: Mary Nighy

Mary Nighy – represented by White Lodge in London and Superette in Paris – picked up second prize in the charity category with her compelling film Handprint. We asked the new director what she’s been up to since her win to find that Mary has created another stunning awareness-raising film. What have been your highlights since […]

Catch-up with winners: Lorenzo Pianina & Vincent Papace

First up this year in our continuing series of quizzing YDA winners are Vincent Pianina and Lorenzo Papace who won second prize in the animation category with their intricately crafted short film Gustave Dore, L’imaginaire au pouvoir. What have been your highlights since winning at the YDA show in Cannes six months ago? Lorenzo released a new stop-motion […]

Winning Post: Josh Dawson

The second in our series of quizzing this year’s YDA winners is Josh Dawson who won 2nd prize in the Charity Europe category for his film Equality shot through Radical Media, Germany. What have been your highlights since winning at the YDA show in Cannes six months ago? I wouldn’t say there is a specific […]

Winning Post: Space Monkeys

Continuing our series of quizzing this year’s With YDA  shortlisted Spanish directing duo Space Monkeys. What have been your highlights since being shortlisted at YDA six months ago? Mainly the international recognition of our style and our work, which gave us the confidence to go to the next level. Proof of that is our latest spot […]

Winning Post: Remy Cayuela

Next up in our series of quizzing 2014’s YDA winners is Remy Cayuela who won the top prize in the European Music Video category for Afterglow for Wilkinson shot through Able & Baker, London. What have been your highlights since winning at the YDA show in Cannes six months ago? A lot has happened since […]

Winning Post: Hughes William Thompson

The first in our series of quizzing the winners of the Young Director Award in Cannes is Hughes William Thompson who won 2nd prize in Short Film category for his piece, A New Man. What have been your highlights since winning at the YDA show in Cannes six months ago? The YDA has opened a number […]

Balancing act

There has apparently been little change over the past five years since the Film & Television Producers’ survey in 2009 revealed that out of 130 commercials directors in Sweden only six were women. And now the Swedish Association of Producers has been proactive in creating a campaign called “One of Three”. In each pitch between […]