Watford Young Filmmakers Festival 2019



Submissions now open for 2019

Are you a budding director,  screen actor, or have a film you want to present on Watford’s only town centre cinema screen?

We are looking for young filmmakers to submit new films or existing content no older than one year to our Watford Young Filmmakers Festival, which returns for 2019 with the generous support of Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden. If selected, your film will be showcased on our big screen and take centre stage amongst our evening of activities, including workshops run by top filmmakers and network with course providers and professionals working in the industry.


Submissions are now open for WYFF 2019, which will take place on the 7th February. 

To submit your film for the chance for it to be screened as part of the film festival in 2019, please fill out our submissions form found here: https://goo.gl/forms/z1CViRPxrDAygW6K2

Submissions deadline: 10th January 2019

Please make sure to read through the submissions criteria carefully before continuing to fill in the form.

All entrants will be notified if they have been shortlisted to be screened by the end of January 2019. 

Please note that late submissions (after the 10th January 2019) will not be accepted. 


Please let us know if you are having any issues filling out the form, or have any queries in regard to the submissions criteria, by contacting the participation team on 01923 810307 or by email on takepart@watfordpalacetheatre.co.uk

We will also be running workshops in the lead up to the festival this year- please keep checking back for more information over the summer.