The Ones to Watch Award will honour three young people aged 13 to 19 who have demonstrated exceptional talent and ambition in and around film. This could be through setting up their own thriving film club, creating their own film or organising a festival. We would love to hear about your remarkable achievements.

Are you an aspiring director already making interesting films? Do you know someone that has a flair for writing creative film critiques? You can nominate yourself for the award or nominate someone you know that deserves to be recognised for their talents.
You can read about the Ones to Watch winners from last year here.

We're looking for young people who can demonstrate talent from across one or more of the following areas:

·      Film reviewing

·      Festival programming

·      Film reporting

·      Directing

·      Scriptwriting

·      Camera

·      Editing

Eligibility criteria

In order to be shortlisted for the judges' consideration, entrants must meet the following criteria:

·      Entrants must be aged 13-19 years and reside in the UK

·      Nominations must relate to at least one of the film areas listed above

·      Entrants must include an example of work to demonstrate the talent of the nominee (please include a link or attachment)

·      Nominations can be made by adults or young people aged 13 or over (with the consent of a parent or guardian to support the nomination)

Judging criteria

Representatives from the film industry will select three young people in this category who demonstrate exceptional promise and potential in their chosen area of expertise. Judges will be looking at the following criteria to make their selection:

·      The entrant has demonstrated some talent and skill in their chosen area of film

·      The entrant is committed and ambitious to succeed in their chos