SCENE at BFI London Film Festival 2021

A series of virtual interviews with the #GenerationNow filmmakers.

In tandem with the #GenerationNow short film programme, BFI Film Academy is hosting SCENE, a series of virtual interviews with the #GenerationNow filmmakers as part of the BFI London Film Festival 2021 in partnership with American Express.

On both Thursdays during the BFI London Film Festival (Thursday 7th October and Thursday 14th October 2021), you can hear the directors of each film chat about filmmaking, career paths and their tips on breaking into the industry.

Thursday 7 October 2021

4pm BST: We’re too Good for This (Keron Day)
5pm BST: Nasir (Jackson Kroopf, Nasir Bailey)
6pm BST: Play it Safe (Mitch Kalisa)
7pm BST: Techno, Mama (Saulius Baradinskas)
8pm BST: Babybangz (Juliana Kasumu)

Thursday 14 October 2021

4pm BST: Femme (Ng Choon Ping, Sam Freeman)
5pm BST: The Right Words (Adrian Moyse Dullin)
6pm BST: Sunshine City (Evan Lamagna)
7pm BST: Love, Dad (Diana Cam Van Nguyen)
8pm BST: At Night We Fly (Gert-Jan Verdeyen)

SCENE takes place live on the BFI Film Academy Instagram channel. Follow @BFIFilmAcademy on Instagram to watch. All interviews will be hosted by the BFI Film Academy Young Programmers.

#GenerationNow films will be available to view for free on BFI Player and LFF and BFI Film Academy Facebook pages for the duration of BFI London Film Festival 2021.