Since its inception over 15 years ago, the tagline ‘Born to Create Drama’ has carried the same distinctive message: a simple but effective way of signifying the talented directors we search for and champion.
This year, in bid to unearth more untapped talent, we are offering you the chance to shoot a film for the YDA based on this tagline: Born to Create Drama.
We want to see films that attest to this innate desire to create. We want a story that shows that this creative drive begins in childhood, and how, eventually, it can lead to the moment where a young talent enters a film into the YDA.
The piece can be anything up to three minutes long, and it is up to you to set the tone; from humorous to scary, exciting to unsettling, sombre to upbeat…as long as it makes us sit up and pay attention.
The films will be judged by the YDA Team and our favourties will be posted on our social media for all the world to see. The top films will be put up for a public vote in order to decide the overall winner.
If entrants are eligible, all showcased entries will be entered into the relevant category in the main competition free of charge. The winner will introduce our ceremony in 2022, and be featured in the prestigious shots magazine.
The idea in itself is essential, but the director’s artistic approach to this idea is what will create a truly exceptional film. “And remember, when you make a film, make it stand out from the crowd!”
Born to Create Drama is free to enter and open to everyone, whether you’re a young director or not, whether you’re filming alone with your smartphone, or going traditional and getting a film crew involved…so what are you waiting for?
Get inspiration and see previous shortlisted entries on our B2CD Vimeo Channel.
For more information and to enter visit the entries website.
The deadline for ‘Born to Create Drama’ is 2 May 2022.