YDALYNDY STOUT REVIEW

Winner: Max Tsui

Max Tsui’s background in cinematography gives him an exciting edge to creating films with a professional quality. Take a look at this winning test spot which won the jury’s praise in Cannes. Here we catch up with the young director about his intricately crafted – and beautifully lit of course – commercial, Steampunk Coke.  You won […]

Winning Post: Peter Huang

Peter Huang had the audience in fits of laughter at the 2013 Young Director Awards show with his music video, I Could Be The One. Since then the director has gone to create equally stunning films in completely different styles. Take a look, for instance, at his video Sleepless which will have you hiding behind your seats. We catch […]

Winning Post: Will Robson-Scott

Will Robson-Scott won 2nd prize last year in our short film category with his Chi Raq documentary shot in Chicago. We catch up with the new director about his film just show in Malawi What have been your highlights since winning at the YDA show in Cannes six months ago? The highlight since winning the […]

Winning Post: Emil Kahr

Emil Kahr, who won 2nd prize in the Non-European test commercial category in 2012, with his spot for Nikon talks to YDA about the affect of the award had on his burgeoning career as a filmmaker.  What have been your highlights since winning at the YDA show in Cannes? The YDA recognition gave me that […]

Winning Post: Tino De La Huerta

In 2013  Tino De La Huerta won 2nd prize in non-European web film with his breath-holding film for Amnesty. We catch up with the Mexican new director to view his work since picking up the accolade. What have been your highlights since winning at the YDA show in Cannes in 2013? I am glad because it’s […]

Winning Post: Christopher Hill

Director Christopher Hill, who is now signed to Exit Films in Australia and Rods Films in France, made a web film about two loveable toads which won him second prize in the web film category. We catch up with the director about making ads, music videos and nightmare shoots in Costa Rica.  What have been your […]

Winning Post: Ian Robertson

From creating animation in his mother’s barn to directing Dizzee Rascal on the streets of London, Ian Robertson has, we discover, signed up for film school to develop his live action skills. We’d like front row tickets to his next release please. What have been your highlights since winning at the YDA show in Cannes in 2012 […]

Winning Post: Fernando Livschitz

What have been your highlights since winning at the YDA show in Cannes in 2012? I have started working a lot in advertising. What’s the best film making lesson you’ve learnt? Do what you love and you are passionate. Thats the formula to make something different. What is the wisest quote about film making? Don’t copy, […]

Winning Post: Stevie Russell

Newly signed to Partizan, Stevie Russell’s work is eclectic with a mix of comedy, tragedy, live action and vfx. Here we give the Irish-London based director a quick quiz but for a more in depth read with the first prize winner of YDA’s European Broadcast category click here. What have been your highlights since winning […]

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? […]