Youth Advisory Council

Part of a 'Meet the YAC' News & Views
Part of a 'Meet the YAC' News & Views

Applications for the Youth Advisory Councils in England South & London, England North & Midlands, Wales, and Northern Ireland are open. - the deadline for Applications has been extended to Friday 24th June 2022 at 10am, Download the application pack below for more info. Please note that applications for Scotland YAC are now closed.

If you have any questions about the Youth Advisory Council, please contact us via a parent/guardian on email at

We cannot accept applications from young people who are home educated or attend non-state funded schools because the focus of our strategy is to service and support state-funded schools.

Youth Advisory Council application 2022

Youth Advisory Council application 2022

Youth Advisory Council application 2022

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Youth Advisory Council Application 2022 - Cymraeg (Welsh Language)

Youth Advisory Council Application 2022 - Cymraeg (Welsh Language)

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What is the Youth Advisory Council?

Children and young people are at the heart of our work - they even helped us decide on our name and logo back when we first became Into Film.

To help us find out what young people think and make sure we listen to young people, we established the Into Film Youth Advisory Council (YAC). Passionate young people aged between 10 and 18 years old come together to provide feedback on our work and take part in fun film-related activities.

Do not be intimidated because everyone is in the exact same position as you are. It's really inspiring to be a part of something like this. This is great way to learn more about the film industry.

Sean (14), Youth Advisory Council Member

Our YAC is made up of 5 regional councils to ensure we have representation from across the UK. Each council meets three times during the year (online or in person) - once per academic term and we can provide all support to help all members access the meetings - from technical support to covering your travel costs.

The 5 regional councils are:

  • England North and Midlands based in Salford and covering: The North and Midlands of England
  • England South - based in London and covering South East and South West England
  • Wales based in Cardiff and covering all of Wales
  • Scotland based in Edinburgh and covering all of Scotland.
  • Northern Ireland based in Belfast and covering all of Northern Ireland.

This is a fantastic opportunity for any young film fan, it also enables the young people to develop key skills, such as communication, team work and problem solving. Members take part in experiences that help with their job or university applications. 

Each regional Council offer a placement for 1 academic year with the option of staying on for an additional academic year at the end of the first year, making it an optional overall placement of 2 academic years.