YDAYDA NEWS

Record numbers of entries in record short time!

Record numbers of entries in record short time! Thanks for getting your skates on and meeting the entry deadline.

Now the judges are preparing to bury themselves away to select the very best of this year’s new directing talent.

Soon it’s time to get your socks off and to get ready for

YDA 2015 BEACH COCKTAIL PARTY
at Long Beach (in front of JW Mariott Hotel),
6.00 – 8.30 pm
on Thursday June 25th.

Winners will be announced, a selection of work shown and there will be, of course, lots of bubbly and buffet.

RSVP here

Deadline Extension to May 23rd

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

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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…