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Hot Spot: Matthijs van Heijningen

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The world loved Soixan7e Quin5e director Matthijs van Heijningen’s earlier work The Bear for Canal+, which scooped up 2012’s top international awards. Now the master of comic timing and BETC have launched a sequel, there’s nothing we love more than a good joke.

Deadline Extension to May 23rd

The Submission deadline is extended until Wednesday May 23 for all categories. So, if you’re   More…

Amazing New Mentorship Prize for Changing The World Frame by Frame Category

The YDA has joined forces with The Sweetshop to create a Mentorship Prize which will   More…

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…