Young Film Network Stories

Read about some of the career pathways our alumni have taken: from their first engagement with a young film programmers group or filmmaking workshop to getting paid work within the industry.

A headshot of Florentina Faconti
Florentina Faconti

Young Film Programmer Mentor and Social Media Assistant

Alessia Mavakala

Theatre Producer and Project Manager

Piers Courtney

Social Media Lead and Events Planner

Amber Hyams

Festival Producer and Charity Director of Watersprite Film Festival

Alan Bright

YFP Group Facilitator and Co-Director of Film Thurrock

Joshua Freemantle

Founder of Sunrise Studios and Lowestoft Film Festival

Abby Pollock

Youth Lab Lead and Short Film Programmer at Cambridge Film Festival

Georgia Hunter

BFI Young Programmer and Film Assistant at Fabrica Art Gallery in Brighton

J Taylor-Jones

Freelance Documentary Filmmaker

Amy Cresswell

Manager at Genesis Cinema

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