Youth Programming

Cultivating the next generation of visual artists and storytellers.

Future Filmmakers Showcase

The 2018 LA Film Festival invites high school students to submit their short films to be considered for the Future Filmmakers showcase, taking place September 20–28, 2018 in Los Angeles. Filmmakers of selected shorts will be celebrated at a special luncheon on September 22 where they will meet their peers as well as Film Independent Fellows, who will host the luncheon as mentors.

Year-Round Opportunities

Are you an educator interested in integrating film education into your program? We offer year-round opportunities to collaborate.

Past programs have included:

  • Visiting artists
  • Educational screenings
  • Assemblies
  • Workshops

For more information, contact Sarah Berkovich at