Early Bird Entry Discount Ends April 6

Enter the YDA by the end of this week and not only will you stand a chance of getting your work in front of advertising’s elite, but you also won’t have to pay as much!

If you’re a young director and want the chance to get your work in front of some of the world’s most celebrated makers of advertising film, then there are few better ways of doing so than entering the Young Director Award.
And, if you enter before April 6 then you’ll get the added bonus of an early bird discount on your entry.

The YDA attracts over 500 global entrants each year and celebrates and rewards new directing talent from across the globe. Previous YDA winners include such talented and successful directors as Ringan Ledwidge, Hanna Maria Heidrich, Andreas Roth, We Are From LA and many more.

The YDA prize-giving ceremony, attended by an audience of over 900 people, will take place on Thursday June 21 at the JW Marriott hotel in Cannes, and is one of the most important fringe events during the week of the Lions International Festival of Creativity.

This year the YDA jury will be presided over by Ali Brown, partner and executive producer at PRETTYBIRD Los Angeles, and joining her in the jury room will be a host of international production and creative talent, the full details of which will be announced soon.

Enter YDA 2018


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