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Whether you are an experienced film maker or just starting out, we have some advice here which may help you. Choose from the selection below and keep coming back to the site to see what new inside information we've got for you.


Josh Appignanesi

Film maker's advice
Former New Film Makers Award runner up Josh Appignanesi gives advice for creating winning films.

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Deva Palmier

Starting out
Film maker Deva Palmier, Award runner-up, talks about what you need to get started.

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Nick Mirsky

Producer's Advice
BBC Producer Nick Mirsky shares his views on making good documentaries.

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Charlotte Moore

Commissioner's Tips
BBC Commissioner Charlotte Moore talks about making a successful film pitch.

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Animator's Advice
Top-rated animator Bruce Husband presents Little Robots behind the scenes.

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Jeremy Howe

From the Judge's Mouth
Former Film Makers Award judge, Jeremy Howe, explains what a judge is looking for.

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Bridget Appleby

Get Animated
Cosgrove Hall's Bridget Appleby talks about how to create an exciting animation.

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Top Tips
Read a selection of top tips from our group of TV directors and former New Film Maker Award winners.

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Susannah Gent

Director's Advice
Award winning film maker, Susannah Gent, offers advice about breaking into the industry.

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Documentary film maker Richard Macer

Documentary making
Award winning Richard Macer talks about how to make a documentary stand out.


Amnon Buchbinder

Making short films
Canadian film maker Amnon Buchbinder tells us about his experience in making short films.

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