Searching for 'Ones to Watch' at the 2022 Into Film Awards

04 Mar 2022

3 mins
Ones to Watch 2019, with Radzi, actor Nico Mirallegro, and Camilla Thurlow
Ones to Watch 2019, with Radzi, actor Nico Mirallegro, and Camilla Thurlow
  • Please Note: Submission for the 2022 Into Film Awards is now closed. We'll be revealing our fantastic nominees in the coming weeks.

Ahead of National Careers Week (7-12 March), Into Film, in partnership with BFI Film Academy, is delighted to announce that the ‘Ones to Watch' Into Film Awards category is back and on the search for young creatives and filmmakers from across the UK that show exceptional promise and potential.

The deadline for entries is 31 March 2022 and the ceremony itself will be held on 28 June 2022 at London's ODEON Luxe Leicester Square in a star-studded event supported by the UK film industry.

This year, three of the most promising shortlisted candidates will be offered an exclusive 1:1 mentoring opportunity with a Talent Executive from BFI's NETWORK scheme and the overall ‘Ones to Watch' winner will also receive a cash prize of £1000.

To enter the competition, the young person should be 13-19 years of age, reside in the UK and demonstrate exceptional potential in one of the following areas:

  • Film Reviewing 
  • Festival programming 
  • Film reporting 
  • Directing 
  • Scriptwriting 
  • Camera 
  • Editing 
  • Other Criteria

Nominations can be made by any adult on behalf of a young person aged 13 or over (with the consent of a parent or guardian to support the nomination).

Do you know a talented and committed young person who would be suitable? We'd love to hear from you!

Head to the BFI NETWORK and BFI Film Academy websites for more information on what they offer and how they can support you. Meanwhile, to get a better sense of what we're looking for in this unique category, simply explore some of our brilliant previous winners:

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