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YDA 2018 Shortlist Announced

Congratulations to all Young Directors who have reached the YDA 2018 Shortlist!

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YDA 2019 Jury Announced

We are proud to announce the YDA 2019 Jury. This year’s jury is comprised of  More…

Dan Mace on YouTube stardom and YDA success

In 2016 South African director Dan Mace picked up two prizes at the Young Director  More…

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Emilie Thalund on her award-winning film and the power of the YDA

Last year Emilie Thalund picked up a gold Screen award at the Young Director Award  More…

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Vincent Lambe talks YDA wins and Oscars controversy

The recipient of last year’s Special Jury Prize for his film Detainment (pictured here [left]  More…

Young Director Award 2019 – Call for Entries

The Young Director Award 2019, organised in association with shots, is now open for entries.  More…

2019 YDA President Lisa Mehling on why she’s honoured to take on the role

The Chelsea Pictures founder is this year’s Jury┬áPresident at the Young Director Awards in Cannes,  More…