MA Playwriting & Scriptwriting

Finn James Ymddiried Media Grants Cymru gave me the ability to pursue my passion: writing for the screen and stage. I used the grant to help fund my studies doing an MA in Playwriting & Screenwriting in St Andrews University. Studying in the U.K. can be near enough unaffordable and the grant allowed me to have a bit […]

London Film Festival

Tina Pasotra At the start of the year I had the opportunity of shadowing some of the post production process for feature film Unicorns, written by James Krishna Floyd and co-directed with Bafta winning filmmaker Sally El Hosaini. They invited me to the premier of Unicorns at London Film Festival and thanks to this fund […]

Training opportunity

Shafin Basheer I am a recent graduate in MA Filmmaking from Bangor University and it was there that I discovered my passion for directing and began to hone my craft. I have won the RTS Cymru Student Award in 2022 for my documentary film and began my career as a documentary filmmaker. While I was […]

Post production shadowing opportunity on ‘The Last Omen’

Mathew David Not long after graduating from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, I played the lead in Iris Prize short Burger, which won a Special Jury Prize at The Sundance Film Festival 2014. Since then I have worked behind the camera on over 9 Iris Prize produced LGBTQ+ short films including Arkasha […]

Madison – The Journey of Making the Film’

Our workshop project ‘Madison – The Journey of Making the Film’ took inspiration from writer Bethan Marlow’s experiences and track record in creating community theatre projects. We wanted to build a community of young LQBTQ+ creatives and involve them in the journey of making the film, whilst providing opportunities to expand their industry knowledge and […]

Foot in the Door

Ffilm Cymru Wales believe that a strong and sustainable Welsh film industry needs to be open to everyone, no matter a person’s background, financial means or experience. We work with partners, including Housing Associations, Welsh Broadcasting Trust, local authorities and job centres, to connect people who might not otherwise think a career in film was […]