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In 2018, Scotland's Year of Young People, we are expanding our offer for youth audiences with a dedicated strand.


The Young & the Wild

Find out about screenings for youth audiences, as chosen by our Young Programmers, or if you'd like to learn more about filmmaking discover our workshops and masterclasses at The Young & the Wild HQ for 15-25 year-olds. 

Download the full programme here.

Get free access to our HQ and claim free or discounted tickets for screenings and events with our £5 Y&W Pass. By purchasing a pass you agree to abide by our Code of Conduct

Buy your £5 Pass here.


The Young & the Wild HQ

The Young & the Wild HQ offers 9 days of free events for 15-25 year-olds who are passionate about all things moving image and considering, or already working towards, a career in film or TV.  From 22 - 30 June, come and join us at the Cornerstone Centre at St Johns Church, Princes St, Edinburgh. Find out all about our venue in our Access section.


Need help with your travel?

Contact us to find out about our travel bursaries and how we can support your travel to EIFF and The Young & the Wild events. Please note this offer is only available to people currently residing in Scotland.


The Young & the Wild is supported by EventScotland, as part of Scotland's Year of Young People 2018 celebrations, and Baillie Gifford.


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Discover our specially curated selection of feature and short films for 15-25 year-olds in our expanded strand, The Young & the Wild.

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Masterclasses and Talks

Check out our programme of masterclasses, talks and careers advice sessions teaching you the ins and outs of the film industry with leading experts.

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Get hands-on experience and learn about the world of film at our free workshops.

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The Young & the Wild Pass

Find out all about our £5 The Young & the Wild Pass for 15-25 year-olds!

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All you need to know before your visit!

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Code of Conduct

To ensure all of our The Young & the Wild events are safe, inclusive, and fun to all, we expect all visitors to read and abide by our Code of Conduct.

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Young Programmers

A great opportunity for 15-19 year olds to take part in Edinburgh International Film Festival.

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