What Next?

What Next?

You’ve made your first film, but what next?! This page is designed to provide you with sources of information to guide you through your next steps, whether they are brushing up on your filmmaking skills, finding work, or thinking about further education and training.

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Work Experience/Internships
Work experience at Channel 4 Institute of Contemporary Arts Student Forum
DiVA My First Job in Film
The Sussex Internship Programme BAFTA
Second Light
Funding/Training
National Film and Television School Britdoc
ENYAN Direct Gov
Creative Career Choices
Hints and Tips
Creative Skillset Step2
Bafta Guru Ideas Tap
Prince’s Trust Film London
4Talent Youth Unlimited
Raindance – Advice on filmmaking Barbican Families
Film London: Microwave
Film Festivals and Submissions
Sheffield Doc/Fest Edinburgh International Film Festival
East End Film Festival Exposures – Student and Moving Image Festival
Cornwall Film Festival Leeds Young People’s Film Festival
Showcomotion – Young People’s Film Festival Wild Screen Festival
BBC Blast BFI London International Film Festival
The Co-Operative Film Festival Future Shorts
Bradford International Film Festival Animated Exeter
Bram Stoker Film Festival Berwick-Upon-Tweed Film & Media Arts Festival
Animex – International Festival of Animation & Computer Games Canterbury Anifest
Cannes

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