Jury Members From North America, Latin America & Africa

The jury for the Young Director Award 2018 has been finalised with the announcement of  More…

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Salomon Ligthelm on Why Talent is being Trumped by Personality

Salomon Ligthelm, a director at Stink Films and 2017 Young Director Award winner, talks about his  More…

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YDA Winner Sam Southward Talks Animation, Celebration & the End of the World

Sam Southward’s brilliant, post-apocalyptic animated film, After the End, won gold at the YDA in  More…

First Wave of Jury Members for 2018

Top names from Europe and Asia-Pacific, including Jimmy Lam, James Sorton and Hanna Maria Heidrich,  More…

Former YDA Winner Talks Emotion, Expectation & Tips for Emerging Directors

After winning first prize for his charity short at the YDA in 2013 Ben Liam  More…

Hanna Maria Heidrich: From Winning at the YDA to Scoring a Super Bowl Spot

After picking up a slew of prizes at the YDA in 2011, this young director  More…