Wednesday November 14, 2018

females in film

supporting the next generation of female filmmakers

The Females in Film programme is designed to give 30 young women, aged between 17 - 20, who have an interest in and passion for film and TV, access to the knowledge and skills needed for a career in the industry.  Masterclasses, panel discussions and talks will be led by Film and TV industry professionals and emerging stars. The course will cover a range of filmmaking skills, enable students to collectively create a short film, unpick how to take the first steps in this industry as well as the opportunity to be selected for a six-month mentoring programme.  


key dates for 2019

Mon 1st - 4th April (10am - 5pm): Workshops, Talks and Masterclasses

Mon 15th - 18th April (10am - 5pm): Workshops, Talks and Masterclasses


females in film mentoring

The mentoring programme will offer ten young women aged between 18-21 the opportunity to be professionally supported on an independent project. Click here see participants from last year's mentoring scheme.


key dates for 2019-20

Thurs 23rd May (5pm - 7pm): Induction to the mentoring programme

June - November: Three mentoring meetings with your mentor

Thurs 31st October (5pm - 7pm): Planning meeting

January 2020: Showcase Event


Please note that all of the above sessions will be held at Eastside’s venue (Postcode: E2 7NX)


Project 50/50 is generously supported by the BBFC





Applications will be open between Monday 25th February 2019 - Wednesday 27th March 2019. To express your interest and be the first to hear about the programme please email